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Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Overview Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.
Dates: 1761

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Overview In Thomas Clarkson's manuscript "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," he describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July,...
Dates: Undated.

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Overview William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
Dates: 1772-1773

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

Free Produce Association of Friends of New-York Yearly Meeting collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-217
Abstract This collection contains a circular with extracts of the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Free Produce Association of Friends, 1834, which notes its organization in Sixth Month [June] of the previous year; a circular dated 1848 addressed to Isaac Thorne announcing the opening of a store on Pearl Street; and published reports of the Board of Managers, 1849, 1851-1854.
Dates: 1834-1854

Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-011
Scope and Contents This collection contains the minutes from 1845 - 1852, from the Free Produce Association of the Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. George W. Taylor was the secretary of the organization, at least for the duration of this minute book. The minutes contain finance reports, nominations for officiers, and reports from various committees, including reports from a committee delegated to be in correspondence with Quakers in England doing similar work.
Dates: 1845-1852

Friends' Freedmen's Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-075
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume account book and single volume account book of the Friends Freedman's Association.
Dates: 1862-1867

Frost family correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-292
Overview The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.
Dates: 1831, 1838, 1843 and 1871

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
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Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bacon, George 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 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
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Garret family 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 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
Hambleton family 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jones, Samuel 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Knight, Johnson 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Lewis, Mariann, 1819-1866 1
Longshore family 1
Longshore, J.S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879 1
Longshore, Mary W. ((Mary White)), 1792-1860 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
Mott, Thomas 1
Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Sellers family 1
Sellers, Elizabeth, 1821-1898 1
Sharples, Daniel, 1751-1842 1
Sharpless, Enos, 1781-1866 1
Sharpless, Hannah W. (Hannah Webster), 1783-1864 1
Sharps family 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Taylor, George Washington 1
The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Truman, Joseph M. 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
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