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Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Joshua Baily's notes on the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, as well as various Quarterly meetings. The collection includes Baily's original handwritten notes, a volume of typed notes compiled later, and related materials, such as letters and extracts of sermons.
Overview Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.
Overview John M. Grisom was a physician who lived and practiced in Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey. His diary focuses on his attendance at "Friendly Study Group" meetings, a group, according to Griscom, that gathers for "the study of the influences and causes leading to the separation of 1827." Entries describe discussions had at these meetings.
Overview William Hodgson Jr. was a Quaker minister. His diary entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings, visits to schools in Philadelphia, and discussions of the Hicksite separation.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript notebook, with notes related to a disturbance at the Mulberry Street House, when George and Ann Jones held an evening meeting, in 1826. According to the first entry, at a meeting of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, a committee was created for “ascertaining the facts, and enquiring into the cause of the disturbance which occurred in the vicinity of our meeting house a few weeks since.” The notebook records the meetings of...
Overview The letterbook of Mary Ann Lloyd includes correspondence between Daniel Wheeler and his daughter Jane Wheeler, as well as a copy of a letter from Daniel Wheeler to Elias Yarnall, dated 1840.
Overview The commonplace books of the Matlack family largely focus on Elias Hicks.
Overview The commonplace book of Tamar Roberts Matlack includes testimonies concerning the following Quakers: Elisha Kirk, Ruth Walmsley, Mary Knight, Martha Parry, and Peter Yarnall. The commonplace book also includes poetry and excerpts concerning Elias Hicks.
Overview The commonplace book of Abraham Pennell contains excerpts from Elias Hicks’s letters and sermons, from George Fox’s sermons and writings, and from the bible.
Overview The beginning of the manuscript of Jeffrey Smedley, entitled "Notes on Early Friends Attending Meetings," was used to record financial transactions, but the majority of the volume describes testimony given by various Quakers at Meetings for worship, arranged chronologically. Many of the entries are related to Elias Hicks.
- Quakers 7
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 5
- Quakers -- Diaries 3
- commonplace books 3
- diaries 3
- manuscripts (documents) 2
- Literature 1
- Poetry 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- Travel 1
- Sermons 1
- Witnesses 1
- Women and religion 1
- correspondence 1
- letters (correspondence) 1
- travel literature 1 ∧ less
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
- Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
- Bettle, Samuel 1
- Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
- Foulke, Susan 1