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Alsop Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-191
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of the Alsop and Brown families, particularly Othniel Alsop, Hannah Brown Alsop, and Othneil's English siblings, Ann and Robert Alsop. Other correspondents include Alice Jackson, Mary Coffin, and Ann Douglas. Also included are Othniel's naturalization documents, various wills, and calling cards from friends. Of particular interest is a letter dated 1799 from Othniel Alsop to sister in England, describing the "contagious fever" (yellow fever), a letter...
Dates: 1795-1830

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

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

Eyre Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-179
Overview The collection contains papers concerning the Eyre family, Pennsylvania Quakers. descendents of Isaac and Eleanor (Cooper) Eyre, of Philadelphia and Bucks County. Isaac Eyre (1778-1843) was a prominent Philadelphia shipbuilder. In 1828, he removed to a farm in Bucks County, Pa. William Eyre (1804-1885) was their oldest son, a Philadelphia master builder. His brother, Isaac (1819-1904) was a farmer and promoter of the railroad from Bucks County, Pa. He was also one of the founders of the George...
Dates: 1840-1912

Marshall Fell writings

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-256
Abstract The collection contains drafts of poems, letters to the editor, and a few personal letters. 1880-1890. Most of the letters express support for prohibition; one letter mentions the school run by Bradford Preparative meeting.
Dates: 1880-1890

Hunn-Karsner Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-322
Overview The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers of the family of Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn, Philadelphia and Delaware Quakers. The papers were compiled by their granddaughter Katherine Hunn Karsner (1899-1993). She was a Philadelphia Quaker minister and married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930 under the care of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). The bulk of the collection is composed of correspondence from their daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler...
Dates: 1809 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1974

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Overview The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.
Dates: 1748-1910

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents relating...
Dates: 1755-1833

John Jackson correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-204
Abstract Contains primarily correspondence from John Jackson to George and Catherine Truman. Letters are largely religious in content, with reflections on education and the death of his father. Also contains a copy of a letter to William B. Irish, an account of Priscilla Hunt's sermon, and extracts of a letter from Elias Hicks.
Dates: 1834-1835

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Hunn family 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 2
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 2
Hunn, John, 1818-1894 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Alsop family 1
Alsop, Ann, b. 1774 1
Alsop, Hannah, d. 1820 1
Alsop, Othniel, 1770-1836 1
Alsop, Robert, 1777-1850 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Bailey, Hannah Jane 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bradford Monthly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Brenholts, Rachel, 1775-1844 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown family 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Cooper, David 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Downing, Hannah M. 1
Downing, Jane W. 1
Downing, Rebecca S. 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 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, 1730-1799 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Eyre family 1
Eyre, Isaac, 1819-1904 1
Eyre, William, 1804-1885 1
Fell, Marshall, 1822-1897 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Harlan, Ann, 1739-1804 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1815-1900 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1810-1902 1
Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Irish, William B. 1
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