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Elijah F. Pennypacker anti-slavery correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-097
Abstract This collection includes letters written to Elijah Pennypacker concerning the anti-slavery movement. It includes correspondence from Abby Kelly and H.B. Stanton relating to the American Anti-Slavery Society, from Thomas Garrett concerning arrangements for transportation and placement of freed and escaped slaves, and from William Still about a visit and lecture by William Wells Brown.
Dates: 1839-1861

John Salkeld legal papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-112
Abstract This collection includes six signed bonds and obligations of John Salkeld with various individuals.
Dates: 1735-1757

Sharples-Paschall Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-324
Overview Contains collected papers of the Sharples-Paschall family, Quakers of Philadelphia and Chester County, Pennsylvania. The family descended from Nathan H. and Martha (Price) Sharples and Thomas and Anne (Price Gibson) Paschall. The collection includes deeds, estate and other legal papers, and a small amount of family correspondence compiled by Alfred D. Sharples and his son, Alfred Roberts Sharples. The legal records include apprenticeship agreements, deeds relating to Rees, Price, and...
Dates: 1684 - 1948

Norman Walton Swayne Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-144
Overview The Swayne family were Quakers of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania. Caleb Swayne was a farmer and tanner, and his son, Benjamin, also operated a tan yard and conducted a school for boys, the London Grove Boarding School. Evan Thomas Swayne also taught at London Grove, but moved to the Eaton Institute, a boarding school for girls in Kennett, after 1865. His son, Edward Swayne, had a greenhouse business and wrote poetry. Edward's sister, Anna Belle, was a photographer before her marriage to...
Dates: 1733-1987

Thomas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-209
Abstract Contains primarily financial and estate papers of the Charles Thomas family of Montgomery County, Pa., especially the marriage settlement and estate papers of his mother, Sarah Roberts, widow of John Thomas. Also a brief account of the family estate by his granddaughter, marriage certificates, and deeds.
Dates: 1808-1909

Eugene Vickers Civil War correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-138
Overview This small collection of Civil War correspondence consists of letters of a Hicksite Quaker family of West Chester, Pennsylvania, received by Eugene Vickers while he was serving with Company C of the 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers in the coastal South. Most of the letters are from his mother, Elizabeth (Painter) Vickers. A few are from his brothers, Jonathan and Joseph P. Vickers, who also served the Union cause, and his father, Joseph Vickers. The material is particularly interesting...
Dates: 1862-1864

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Passmore family 2
Pennypacker, E.F.(Elijah Funk), 1804-1888 2
Swarthmore College 2
American Anti-slavery Society 1
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Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Bartram family 1
Blunston family 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Brown, William Wells, 1814?-1884 1
Bye family 1
Bye, E. Mortimer (Enoch Mortimer), 1818-1894 1
Bye, Pusey P. (Pusey Passmore), 1846-1931 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Cooper, David 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Eaton Institute 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799 1
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 1
Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Garrett, Elizabeth 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Harlan, Ann, 1739-1804 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, Hannah, 1767-1845 1
Jackson, Isaac, 1775-1855 1
Jackson, James, 1736-1817 1
Jackson, Joel, 1776-1857 1
Jackson-Conard family 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Jenkinson family 1
Jenkinson, Thomas, 1794-1890 1
Kent family 1
Kent, Daniel, 1765-1844 1
Kent, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1833-1906 1
Kent, Joseph, 1794-1863 1
Kent, Patience W. (Patience Webster), d. 1924 1
Kent, William, fl. 1786-1806 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Lewis, Mariann, 1819-1866 1
Lindley, Jacob, 1744-1814 1
London Grove Boarding School 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Madison, Dolley 1768-1849 1
Marlborough Friends School 1
Maulsby family 1
Monaghan, Hannah, W.1784-1804 1
Mott, James, 1742-1823 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
New Garden Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Chester County, Pa.) 1
New Garden Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : Chester County, Pa.) 1
Parker family 1
Parker, Anna Pratt, 1857-1885 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Paschall family 1
Passmore, George S., 1788-1876 (Form subheading: (George Stroud).) 1
Passmore, Margaret, 1778-1874 1
Passmore, Mary, 1795-1869 1
Passmore, Pennock, 1790-1857 1
Passmore, Rachel, 1785-1831 1
Pearson family 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pennsgrove Soldiers Aid Society 1
Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate 1
Pratt family 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Preston, W. B. (William Barnard), 1858-1888. 1
Roberts, Sarah, 1766-1846 1
Rodman, Sarah 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Rowntree, Rachel, 1770-1825 1
Salkeld, John, 1672-1739 1
Salkeld, John, 1709- 1
Sands, David, 1745-1818 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Sharples family 1
Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Shihadeh, Fred (Fred Shihadeh) 1
Smith family 1
Smith, George, 1804-1882 1
Smith, Nathaniel, b. 1755 1
Speakman family 1
Speakman, Thomas H. (Thomas Henry), 1820-1904 1
Stanton, Henry B. (Form subheading: (Henry Brewster), 1805-1887.) 1
Still, William, 1821-1902 1
Swayne family 1
Swayne, A. B. (Anna Belle), 1864-1931. 1
Swayne, Benjamin, 1791-1873. 1
Swayne, Caleb, 1749-1825. 1
Swayne, Edward, 1853-1929. 1
Swayne, Evan T. (Evan Thomas), 1824-1894. 1
Swayne, Norman Walton, 1885-1964 1
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