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Ferris Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

Sarah Hopper Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-115
Overview Sarah Hopper Palmer (1796-1885) was the eldest child of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), noted Hicksite Quaker abolitionist and social reformer. The collection was apparently compiled as a basis for Lydia Maria Child's Life of Isaac T. Hopper, which was first published in 1853. The original manuscript of the published book is included in the collection. The collection contains material on the Palmer, Hunn and Jenkins families, family correspondence, legal and...
Dates: 1705-1883

Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-122
Overview Aaron M. (Aaron Macy) Powell, 1832-1899, was a Quaker social reformer. The collection contains correspondence, much of it letters of condolence following the death (1867) of Powell's daughter Elizabeth, biographical materials and tributes, and mss. of his biographies of George Fox and Wendell Phillips.
Dates: 1858-1915

Turner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.
Dates: 1784-1874

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Names
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
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Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Fox, George 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hopper family 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Marriott, Charles 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Palmer family 1
Palmer, Sarah Hopper, 1796-1885 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Powell, Aaron M. (Aaron Macy), 1832-1899 1
Powell, Elizabeth, -1867 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Rotch, Thomas, 1767-1823. 1
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 1
Samuel S. & William Wood (Firm) 1
Turner family 1
Turner, Joseph, III, 1831-1865 1
Turner, Joseph, Jr., 1790-1850 1
Turner, Rebecca Sinclair, 1795-1877 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, Jr., 1845-1908 1
Turner, Richard Townsend, 1819-1892 1
Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 1
Wood, William, 1797-1877 1
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