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Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
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Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
Webb, Richard Davis 1
Webb, Ruth D. 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willets, Amos, 1792-1864 1
Willets, Samuel 1
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885 1
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