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Biddle family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Collection of Logan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-075
Abstract This collection includes the letters of three generations of the Logan family. Among these are business letters of James Logan, in his function as executor of the Dickinson family will, and in reference to Pennsylvania business written to Hannah Penn and his primary business manager. Also included is a letter written to James Logan in Latin on a botanical subject. A business letter from William Logan to Dr. John Fothergill is also included. Of particular interest are letters from George Logan...
Dates: 1711-1821

Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-029
Abstract This collection includes original manuscripts collected by Hi Doty relating to early Quaker involvement in Indian affairs from 1756 to 1821 and the Friendly Association. Of particular interest are documents concerning the settlement at Oneida and the Treaty of Easton. Correspondents include Tedyuscung, Nathaniel Holland, Frederick Post, John Hunt, William Cooper, Israel Chapin, William Savery, James Pemberton, and Joseph Elkinton. Also included in the collection are several letters written by...
Dates: 1756-1874

Francis Daniel Pastorius Frankfort Land Company papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-151
Abstract This collection includes photocopies of papers relating to Francis Daniel Pastorius in his role as agent for the Frankfort Land Company. In particular they refer to the legal dispute over the ownership of the land in 1708.
Dates: 1683-1721

Collection of papers on the Walking Purchase

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-063
Abstract This collection primarily includes photocopies of receipts and contracts between Thomas Penn and various individuals concerning the Walking Purchase.
Dates: 1735-1737

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American Friends Service Committee 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Biddle family 1
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Chapin, Israel 1
Cooper, Milton William 1
Dickinson family 1
Doty, Hiram, 1913-1988 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Frankfort Land Company 1
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 1
Holland, Nathaniel 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hunt, John, 1740-1824 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
John Fothergill 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Logan family 1
Logan, George, 1753-1821 1
Logan, James, 1674-1751 1
Logan, William, 1718-1776 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1651-1719 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Penn, Hannah Callowhill, 1671-1726 1
Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1837-1850) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for the Gradual Civilization and Welfare of the Indian Natives (1795-1827) 1
Post, Christian Frederick, 1710?-1785 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Teedyuscung, Delaware chief, 1700-1763 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
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