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Balderston Collected Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
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...

Hugh Barbour lecture papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-008
Abstract Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Ezekiel Cleaver family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-021
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence and miscellaneous papers of a Quaker family concerning the Hicksite/Orthodox controversy in Ohio, conditions of everyday life in Virginia and the Midwest, and observations on slavery and the use of tobacco. Also included is an account of Cleaver family births and deaths, 1729-1895.

John Comly Separation papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-022
Abstract The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.

Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — Container: Folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Mahlon Day collection of publications

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-183
Abstract Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.

Edward Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-016
Overview This collection is composed of the draft manuscript of the memoirs and journal of Edward Hicks and related miscellaneous papers. Included are his drafts of the first pages of the memoirs, photocopies of letters and sermons of Hicks relating to the Hicksite Separation, abolition, and Quaker spirituality. Also included are a typescript copy of Samuel Johnson's letter to Edward Hicks on slavery, the original of Hicks' responses, and a letter from Isaac Parry to Benjamin Ferris after the death of...

Ferris Family Papers

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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...

Foulke Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-045
Overview The Foulke family was a prominent Quaker family of Richland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, descended from Edward (1651-1741) and Eleanor (Hugh) Foulke (d. 1733) who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1698. Their descendents married into the Roberts, Mather, Morris, and other Quaker families and were active in Quaker and Bucks County affairs. The Foulke Family Papers contain correspondence, business and legal papers, surveys, genealogical notes, and memorabilia of the Foulke, Roberts, and Mather, and...

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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 10
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 4
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Mott, John, 1783-1848 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 2
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 2
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Ford, Alice, 1906- 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Johnson, Samuel, 1763-1843? 2
Mather family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parry, Isaac, 1774-1857 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Walker family 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barnsley, Edward R. (Edward Roberts), 1906-1989 (FHL donor) 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Clark, Elizabeth 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Coles, William C., Jr. (FHL donor) 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly family 1
Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Evans, C. 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 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
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke family 1
Foulke, Edward, 1651-1741. 1
Foulke, Elizabeth 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
French family 1
French, Robert, 1749-1811 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Gibbons, William, 1781-1845 1
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