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William Hobson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-062
Overview William Hobson, 1820-1891, was a Quaker minister and farmer from North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. The collection contains chiefly diaries (1859-1891) describing rural life in Iowa and ministerial visits to California, Kansas, Missouri, and Oregon; together with autobiographical fragments and notes for sermons.
Dates: 1851-1891

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

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
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Hobson, William, 1820-1891 1
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