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Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single photostatic copy of a manuscript book of meetings, compiled about 1765 by an anonymous author, listing the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. according to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney. This...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of John Bowne's single volume typed manuscript biography, "John Bowne: Pioneer of Freedom," written by John Cox Jr. The biography of John Bowne Flushing is based on his letters, journals, and public records, and describes his early life in England, his emigration to the colonies, the arrival of the Quakers, his marriage and his convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakersim).
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript copy of the Eleazer Haviland papers, which are held at the Dutchess County Historical Society, New York. The volume includes “An Act for granting Indulgencies to the People called Quakers” May 1793, Diary, 1806-1858, Letters, 1862-1863, and “The Brick Meeting House in the Nine Partners,” an address before the Dutchess County Historical Society by Stephen H. Merritt, 1921. It also includes a name and place index for the diary and...
Scope and Contents The collection revolves around the New York Quaker Mekeel family of the 19th century. With Arthur Mekeel (1826-1850) at the core of the collection, letter writers include his parents, Phebe Quinby Mekeel (1800-1861) and Isaac Mekeel (1797-1880) as well as Caleb Mekeel (1793-1859), Joshua Mekeel (1795-?) and others.Letters often detail issues of family, health and Meeting, but also about farming and business and the Quaker boarding school, Nine Partners in Poughkeepsie, NY. and...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous materials attributed to Quakers in New York. Included are extracts of letters to and from Dartmouth Monthly Meeting, materials related to Stephen Buffington, descriptions of the area around E. Nottingham Meeting, manuscripts regarding Elias Hicks. Additionally, this collection includes manuscripts that appear to have lines drawn using a mathematical compass, with biblical extracts copied around the sides. Some of these items...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single folder of handwritten certificates of removal addressed to the Stanfrod Monthly Meeting.