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Overview This collection consists of eleven volumes of Thomas Scattergood’s manuscript journals, spanning the years 1881 to 1906.
Dates: 1881 - 1906
Scope and Contents These papers give a picture of the social, business, religious, and emotional relationships of two closely connected Quaker families, the Taylors and the Shoemakers, beginning in Burlington, N.J., and Philadelphia in the early 19th Century and extending westward, as Abraham Merritt Taylor (1799-1873) went to Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1825, founded a tanning business there, and eventually brought his friend Isaac Shoemaker and his brothers, Dr. Joseph W. Taylor and Jacob M. Taylor, to Cincinnati and...
Dates: 1755 - 1930