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Sallie M. Taylor commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-037
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor. The volume includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by E.M.W.
Dates: 1854-1856

The Octagon records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-020
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one volume of minutes from "The Octagon," a society in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. It also includes a role book of its members in the back.
Dates: 1892-1894

Phebe Clapp Thomas commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-046
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Phebe Clapp Thomas. The volume features poems copied by various friend's of Thomas's, and focuses on friendship, reflection, religion, and faith. Among those extracts that were signed, signatures from the following individuals are included: Jemima Hamond, Ann M. Thorne, Elias Hicks Jr., Joseph Griffen, B. Barton, Elizabeth Wenzer, Adeline Begnor, Jane Charlotte Leach, Marcia L. Haight, and E. Mitchell. A number of extracts...
Dates: 1833

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

"The Children of Light"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-093
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed, manuscript of Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them." The manuscript is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books." Book one includes: "The Youth," "The Hermit," and "The Search." Book two includes: "The Diviner," "The Revealer," and "The Man of Light." Book...
Dates: Undated, 1941

Deborah Fisher Wharton commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-040
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of Deborah Fisher Wharton. Volumes include poetry and prose.
Dates: 1808-1814

Daniel Wheeler commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-041
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler. Included in the volume are letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son William Wheeler.
Dates: 1832-1837

Margaret White commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-042
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of Margaret White's commonplace books, which include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1780-1833

"Moll Pitcher: A Poem"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-099
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume hand-copied manuscript of John Greenleaf Whittier's "Moll Pitcher: A Poem." The poem was originally published in Boston in 1832, and Philadelphia in 1839, though the date of this manuscript, copied by Mary Sellers Millbourne is unknown. The poem describes the clairvoyant and fortune-teller Moll Pitcher, born Mary Diamond (ca. 1736-1813), of Massachusetts, as a witch engaged in sinful work.
Dates: Undated

John Greenleaf Whittier letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of John Whittier Greenleaf, which includes Greenleaf's personal correspondence with William J. Allinson. Topics covered in the letters include news of Greenleaf and Allinson's health, news of their families, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.
Dates: 1842-1873

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