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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...
Dates: 1735-1822

Bettle Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-013
Overview The Bettle family were prominent 19th century Quaker merchants in Philadelphia. Samuel Bettle, Sr., was Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at the time of the Separation in 1827. His son, Samuel Bettle, Jr., was also a Quaker minister. They had at least five children, among whom was Samuel, Jr.; the latter married Mary Ann Jones in 1831. The collection includes correspondence, biographical clippings, business records, and other papers of Samuel Bettle and his family. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1800-1955

William Wistar Comfort papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1195
Scope and Contents Papers include such biographical information as provided in William Wistar Comfort’s autobiography, a small amount of correspondence, as with his father, Howard Comfort, Comfort’s writings on French topics, Friends’ stories for children, on William Cowper and primarily on Quaker topics, including on William Penn, Anthony Benezet and Stephen Grellet. Comfort spoke publicly on many occasions, specifically at schools and colleges as well as in France during his stay there in 1937.
Dates: 1867-1941

Families of Philadelphia papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1184
Overview Papers of the Philadelphia families Bloomfield, Coates, Cresson, Emlen, Gumbes, Horner, Howel, Lloyd, Macomb, Moore, Vaux and Wetherill families from the 19th and 20th centuries. Some of these families were Quaker, including Coates, Emlen and Vaux; others had some Quaker family members, including Cresson, other families (as represented in this collection, including Gumbes and Wetherill, did not remain Quaker.
Dates: 1700-1942

Stephen Grellet travel papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-234
Abstract The collection contains travel minutes for Stephen Grellet's ministry in 1800-1805 in the northeastern U.S., a copy of Stephen Grellet's account of the religious conversion of a Swede who was called upon to preach to pirates, and the original and a manuscript copy of Grellet's religious epistle dated 24, 6mo, 1813, to New York Monthly Meeting, sent from Morlaix, France.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1800-1813

Hannah Hurnard family letters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-062
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of Hannah Hurnard and her family, written between Essex, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. The letters document the family's emigration to America, their struggles adapting to life there, and finally their return to England. Letters between Hannah and her sister, Elizabeth Clark, share family and local news. Letters from Mary Thresher relate the activities of Quaker ministers, including Stephen Grellet, Jesse Kersey, and Nathan Hunt. The letters...
Dates: 1804-1836

Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-046
Abstract This collection centers on the correspodence and family history of the Garrigues family and the Price family, to whom the former were linked with the marriage of Edward Garrigues and Margaret Price. The correspondence, received by Edward Garrigues, is from many prominent Quaker ministers, including Isaac Hicks as he travelled with his cousin, Elias Hicks. Other correspondents include Rebecca Jones, Sarah Scattergood, Stephen Grellet, Charity Cook, Deborah Darby, and Martha Routh. The letters...
Dates: 1753-1840

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Haverford College 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Savery, William, 1750-1804 2
Benezet, Anthony 1
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Bettle family 1
Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1809-1880 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Clark, Elizabeth 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coates, George M., 1845-1894 1
Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912 1
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
Cowper, William, 1731-1800 1
Cresson family 1
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908 1
Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
Cresson, Mary B. 1
Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
Cresson, Susan Vaux, -1890 1
Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Emlen family 1
Evans, C. 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Foster, J. J. (Jeremiah J.) 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Garrigues family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gumbes family 1
Gumbes, Francis 1
Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869 1
Gumbes, Samuel Wetherill, 1813-1865 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hornor family 1
Hornor, Benjamin C., approximately 1806-1875 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1737-1823 1
Hornor, Benjamin, 1769-1810 1
Hornor, Sarah, 1767-1848 1
Howell family 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Jenkins, John 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lewis family 1
Lloyd family 1
Lowber, Michael 1
Macomb family 1
Mifflin, Warner, 1745-1798 1
Moore family 1
Muhlenberg, William Augustus, 1796-1877 1
Murray, Aquila 1
Oxley, John 1
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pemberton, Samuel 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 1
Phillips, Catharine, 1727-1794 1
Pike, Stephen, -1826 1
Price family 1
Ramsay family 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
Scattergood, Sarah, 1751-1832 1
Vaux family 1
Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836 1
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 1
Wetherill family 1
Wetherill, Isabella, 1807-1871 1
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