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Jesse Merritt Family

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-101
Overview Jesse Merritt (1889-1957) was a Quaker historian of Nassau County, New York, and President of Bethpage Press of Farrnlngdale, N. Y. The Merritt family settled on Long Island, NY, in the mid-18th century. This collection contains the papers of Jesse Merritt including biographical and genealogical material, correspondence, writing, legal papers, and memorabilia. In addition to the information on Nassau County, NY, of particular note is a letter collected by Jesse Merritt from Isaac T. Hopper...
Dates: 1838-1949

John J. Merritt Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-102
Overview John J. Merritt (1804-1871) was a New York City Hicksite Quaker businessman. He was the son of John and Phebe J. Brown and in 1827, married Hannah Brown of Amawalk Monthly Meeting. This collection primarily contains John J. Merritt's correspondence with Hannah Brown during their courtship and after their marriage. The letters describe life in New York City and travel in New York State, Canada, and Michigan.
Dates: 1818-1871

Arthur Lyon Mitchell family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-158
Abstract Includes: Letters written by or to family members, including Peter Lyon, 1815 and 1849; John Lyon, 1849; Asahel Lyon (d. 1830), n.d.; Amelia Coffin, 1864 (2); and Mary Lyon, 1827. Also: Hannah Lyon's notes on Quaker meetings, n.d.; death notice of Joseph Mitchell, 1786; statement of Charles Coffin's inability to serve in the military, 1837; Amelia Coffin's teacher certificate, 1861; program for Nine Partners School, 1861; grant of property, Mary Lyon to Peter Lyon, 1833; grant of property,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1989-1815-1861

Moore-Haines family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-083
Abstract This collection is composed of papers and correspondence of several generations of the Moore and Haines family. Included is genealogical data, correspondence between Lindley Moore and Abigail Mott Moore at Nine Partners and Abby's mother Ann Mott, recounting details of the Hicksote controversy, and letters written by Abby Moore to her daughter Mary H. Moore at Westtown School. An account of the life and death of Mary H. Moore is also included, as well as a letter from Lindley Moore to Elba...
Dates: 1812-1886

John Mott papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-208
Abstract Contains transcriptions of John Mott's letters to family and friends and journals, probably compiled to circulate in manuscript form. Also some original letters from John Mott to his family. Mott wrote extensively on his religious views, particularly on Quaker testimony and the issues of the Hicksite separation, as well as the conflicts within Genesee Yearly Meeting which led to the separation of Congregational (Progressive) Friends. Of special interest is a draft of responses to queries dated...
Dates: 1822-1851

Lindley Murray Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-198
Overview Lindley Murray, Quaker author and grammarian, was born in 1745 in Pennsylvania and resided in England for many years while publishing grammar books and religious tracts. The collection is primarily composed of letters written by Lindley Murray and other family members between 1785 and 1822.
Dates: 1785-1830

New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults Committee on Ways and Means minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-214
Abstract The volume contains the minutes of the Ways and Means Committee of the New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults, 1816-1817, and a list of subscribers. Typed synopsis included.
Dates: 1816-1817

New York Female Association records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-095
Overview Formed in 1798 to give aid to the sick poor, the New York Female Association created the first public female school in New York in 1800. Until 1845, it worked with the Free School Society to establish and maintain public schools in New York while also continuing its efforts to help the indigent. Since 1845, the association has been a small gift-giving committee. The collection includes minutes and financial records.
Dates: 1798-1988

New York Friends Service Committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFHL-SC-224
Overview The New York Friends Service Committee was established in 1917 following an appeal by New York Yearly Meeting to assist the American Friends Service Committee in its clothing appeal for European war relief. By 1922, the focus had changed to famine relief particularly for Russia, and the Committee was encouraged to work directly through AFSC. This small collection contains minutes, annual reports, and financial records.
Dates: ca. 1917-1922

New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated, list of members

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-212
Abstract Contains a membership list providing names, addresses, and year joined. Also a statement of the number of Africans and their descendants who had been freed and the number attending the free school in New York City, 1791-1814. The list was kept by Isaac T. Hopper.
Dates: 1787-1827

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Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 6
Quaker women 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 5
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diaries 5
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Women in charitable work -- New York (State) -- New York 2
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African Americans -- Education 1
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Names
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 5
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Swarthmore College 5
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 4
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 3
Cox, John, 1860-1951 3
Friends World College 3
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 3
Long Island University 3
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on a Friends World College 3
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 2
Bogardus, Joseph A., 1851-1896 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 2
Gibbons family 2
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 2
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 2
Gillingham family 2
Gillingham, Anna, 1878-1964 2
Hicks family 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopper family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 2
Nicklin, George L. 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Underhill, Rachel W., 1844-1923 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 2
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 2
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 2
Wood, William, 1797-1877 2
Young Friends Aid Association (New York, N.Y.) 2
Ackworth School (Ackworth, England) 1
Albertson family 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Arnold family 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barnard College 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Blom, Dorothea Johnson, -1911 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bowery Savings Bank of New York 1
Bowne family 1
Bowne, Amy, 1795- 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Isaac, 1781-1861 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Branson family 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brooks family 1
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 1
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Buffum family 1
Burdick family 1
Burling, Benjamin 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byberry & Andalusia Turnpike Road Company 1
Campbell, Helen, b. 1879 1
Capron, George T. (George Truman), b. 1858 1
Capron, Jacob, d. 1891 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
Carman, Catharine Williams 1
Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899 1
Carpenter family 1
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