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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists 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, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.
Dates: 1765

Isaac Battin Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-010
Overview The collection contains the papers of the Battin family, Quakers from Albany, New York, Omaha, Nebraska, and Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Includes Letter books (8 v.) of Isaac Battin (ca. 1835-1912), containing chiefly family and personal letters, but also business correspondence relating to his employment by a gas company in Omaha; together with correspondence of other family members.
Dates: 1865-1912

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

John Comly papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-023
Abstract This collection includes printed and manuscript materials concerning the publication and sale of Comly's books, his probate records, and other papers relating to John Comly and his family. Also includes records of the Byberry & Andalusia (Turnpike) Road Company.
Dates: 1830-1884

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

Frazer-Willets Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-208
Overview The Willets family were members of Westbury Monthly Meeting and lived at their farm, Homewood, from the mid 19th century until 1965. Eliza K. Willets, the last resident, was the daughter of Thomas Whitson Willets and Hannah Keese; known affectionately as Aunt Lila, she graduated from Swarthmore College in 1893. Her sister, Anna, married Edward Morgan Lapham of Chicago in 1908. In 1940, their daughter, Anne Willets Lapham, married E. Wayne Frazer, the son of John E. and Elizabeth Gamber Frazer,...
Dates: ca. 1763-1995

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

George B. Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-292
Overview George B. Jackson, Swarthmore College Class of 1921, was a New York Quaker businessman. A member of New York Monthly Meeting, he was interested in family history and compiled the collection which contains farm daybooks of his great grandfather James M. Jackson of Quakertown and the memoirs of his grandfather, William Morris Jackson, Quaker businessman, reformer, and Trustee of Swarthmore College. The collection also contains genealogical information on the Jackson, Bacon, Chapin and Morris...
Dates: 1694-1986

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 Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-171
Overview John Jackson (1809-1855), son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pennsylvania, married Rachel Tyson (1807?-1883), daughter of Isaac Tyson of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1832. Together they established the Sharon Female Academy in Delaware County, Pa. John Jackson was a Quaker minister and served on the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, 1827-1849. Series I is made up primarily of correspondence and drafts of correspondence between Griffith M....
Dates: 1827-1849

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Swarthmore College 2
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Braithwaite family 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Braithwaite, Isaac, 1781-1861 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Brown, Josephine C., 1887-1976 1
Byberry & Andalusia Turnpike Road Company 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 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
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, Elizabeth, 1758-1820 1
Frazer family 1
Frazer, John E., 1885-1960 1
Friends Seminary (New York, N.Y.) 1
Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
Gamber family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hallowell family 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Jackson family 1
Jackson, George B. (George Bement), 1900-1995 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Jackson, William W. (William Walter), 1872-1953 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lang, Eugene, 1919-2017 1
Lapham family 1
Lapham, Anna W. (Anna Willets), 1878-1956 1
Longstreth family 1
Mott, Samuel, b. 1766 1
Murray, John, 1758-1819 1
Murray, Lindley, 1745-1826 1
Parsons, Mary B., 1813-1878 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Penrose family 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Postlethwaite family 1
Postlethwaite, Charlotte L. (Charlotte Lewis), 1865-1948 1
Postlethwaite, Edna, 1892-1972 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
Sharon Female Academy 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stratton, G. Edmund (George Edmund), 1873-1942 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
United States. Navy 1
Warner, Joseph, d. 1859 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 1
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Willets family 1
Willets, Lila K. (Eliza Keese), 1873-1965 1
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