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Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Overview The commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, and obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, and Susanna Bigg.
Dates: 1820

Martha Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Overview The commonplace book of Martha Allinson includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.
Dates: 1772-1779

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

Anonymous commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Overview This collection is comprised of seven volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.
Dates: 1750-1894

Joshua L. Baily commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-005
Overview Joshua Longstreth Baily (1826-1916) was a Quaker merchant in the dry goods business, and was involved in African American causes, peace issues, and temperance. Volume 1 contains extracts organized by topics such as: benevolence, courage, doing for Jesus, fear, forgiveness, honesty, lying, missionaries, prayer, resignation, and truthfulness. Volume 2 contains extracts of essays on literature and copied poems.
Dates: Undated.

Erica Brooks commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Overview The commonplace books of Erica May Brooks include poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and World War II, as well as both copied poems and originals written by Brooks.
Dates: 1925-1951

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.
Dates: 1835-1865

J. Churchman commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-048
Overview The commonplace book of J. Churchman includes "An Account of sundry Remarkable Expressions spoken by John Churchman," "Sermon delivered by Joseph White of America at Grace Church Meeting House, London, 1760," "Some Expressions dropp'd from Mordecai Yarnall," "To the Monthly and Quarterly and Particular Meetings in the County of Hertford, 1778," "The Prophecy of James Usher, 1st Lord Primate, etc. of Ireland, of the Rebellion 40 years before," a letter written by Mary Peisley to John Pemberton,...
Dates: Undated.

Rebecca Conard commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-006
Overview The commonplace book of Rebecca Conard includes poetry, extracts on religious and moral topics, and hymns.
Dates: 1827

Sarah Conard commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-007
Overview The commonplace book of Sarah Conard includes extracts and reflections concerning religion, friendship, virtue, and hope. It also includes a memorandum for Charles William and extracts from "Complaint of an African Woman."
Dates: 1815-1819

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Cope, Sarah Wistar 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
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Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
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Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 1
Lloyd, Susan H. 1
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Pemberton, Phineas, 1650-1702 1
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Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
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Scattergood, Alfred Garrett 1
Scattergood, Rachel 1
Sharpless, Rebecca 1
Shearman, Susan Hilles 1
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Simmons, Henry 1
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Smith, John, 1722-1771 1
Smith, Richard 1
Stackhouse, Ann Matlack 1
Tatum family 1
Tatum, Lewis Leeds 1
Tatum, Sarah M. 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Shoemaker 1
Taylor, Sallie M. 1
Thomas, Phebe Clapp 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
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