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Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and...
Overview The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va., with...
Abstract This collection includes photographic copies of letters regarding his travels in the ministry, family birth certificates, and a list of ship stores. Also included is a letter from John Pemberton, relating family news and giving an account of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Abstract This collection includes letters written to and by James Thornton, mostly regarding his work and the work of other Friends in travelling ministry, both in the United States and in England. Among the correspondents are John Pemberton, Samuel Allinson, Henry Drinker, Thomas Fisher, Rebecca Jones, and William Rathbone.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1669-1792- 1771-1792
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Gardening 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
- Legislators -- Pennsylvania 1
- Oneida Indians 1
- Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
- Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Correspondence 1
- Quakers -- England -- Lincolnshire 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Persecutions 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Quakers in public life 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- United States 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Concientious objectors 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1 ∧ less