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Abington monthly meeting manumissions

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Samuel Allinson. It includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, and Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.
Dates: 1761

John Alston Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-002
Overview John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).
Dates: 1797-1874

American Friends letters

Identifier: HC.MC-851
Scope and Contents The letters and documents in this collection, including by many prominent Friends, shed light on several aspects of Quaker history and thought from religious to economic and cultural developments. Topics discussed include news of family and Friends, slavery and freedmen, Native Americans, Society of Friends affairs and controversies (e.g. Elias Hicks American Friends' Letters and the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, the Richmond Declaration of Faith), as well as women's...
Dates: 1682-1986

George Bacon diaries

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of seventeen, handwritten volumes of George Bacon's diaries from 1813-1829. All of Bacon's diaries were written in "the Gentleman's Annual Pocket Remembrancer," which, in addition to Bacon's daily entries, includes an almanac, lists of members of the U.S. government, and a list of the Army and Navy for each year. In addition to the seventeen original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some...
Dates: 1813-1829

Anthony Benezet letters

Identifier: HC.MC-852
Abstract A collection of letters of Anthony Benezet (1713-1784), a prominent Friend, philanthropist and teacher. These letters, which are addressed to various persons, reflect cultural and religious aspects, the efforts of Friends to abolish slavery, interest in education, opposition to intolerance and war, missionary work, and observations on the Indians. Mention is made in the letters of Conrad Weiser, George Whitfield, Samuel Wetherill, and others; and there are frequent references to publications in...
Dates: 1750 - 1936

"The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volume, handwritten manuscript of Thomas Clarkson's "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade." In it, Clarkson describes the Quaker influence in the abolitionist movement in Britain and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807. The manuscript describes both the arguments in support and in opposition to abolition, and the actions of the members of the abolition movement....
Dates: Undated

Ichabod Codding Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-028
Overview Ichabod Codding, a Congregational minister, was active in the anti-slavery movement. He was born in New York, and attended Middlebury College. He moved to the Midwest in 1842, and was involved in politics in Illinois. The collection contains biographical materials, manuscript sermons, speeches, and notes, correspondence received (1830-1866), publications, and reference materials of Ichabod Codding. Includes information on abolition, John Brown, Owen Lovejoy, Abraham Lincoln, and Republican...
Dates: 1830-1966

Committee on Race Relations Records

Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).
Dates: 1921-1969

Thomas P. Cope Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1013
Overview Letters, legal, business and financial papers, accounts, minutes, diary, portraits and other papers chiefly related to the Cope family of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Topics include business and civic interests in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting committe aiding German Separatists led by Joseph M. Bimeler (Baumler), Separation of 1827-1828, slavery and immigration of free blacks to Haiti, War of 1812, etc. Letters (1854-1857) of Thomas Garrett (1789-1871) discuss his work assisting...
Dates: 1795-1891

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Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 3
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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 2
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Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
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Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
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Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
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Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816 1
Allen, William, 1770-1843 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alston, John, 1794-1874 1
American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race 1
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Codding, Ichabod, 1810-1866 1
Coffin family 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Congress of Verona (1822) 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Davis, Anna 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
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Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
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Dugdale, Ruth 1
Dungan, Joshua 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Earlham College 1
Edgerton, Thomas, 1823?-1847 1
Elizabeth Pearsall Frazier (1869-1957) 1
Ellicott, Thomas, 1779-1859 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
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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
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
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Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
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