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Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
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

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Overview Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, 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

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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

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Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.
Dates: 1682-1986

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

Anthony Benezet letters

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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"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-021
Overview In Thomas Clarkson's manuscript "The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade," he 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. Volume 1 contains the early history of the abolition movement until July,...
Dates: Undated.

Ichabod Codding Papers

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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 - 1866

Committee on Race Relations Records

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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

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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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Subject
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 33
Slavery -- United States 17
Quakers -- History 15
Antislavery movements -- United States 12
Quakers 12
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Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 6
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 5
Abolitionists 4
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 4
Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 4
Abolitionists -- United States 3
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Slavery 3
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 3
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 3
Society of Friends -- Education 3
Society of Friends -- History 3
correspondence 3
genealogies (histories) 3
travel literature 3
Antislavery Movements -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Antislavery movements -- History 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers -- Abolitionists 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
Quakers -- Great Britain 2
Quakers -- New England 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Correspondence 2
Quakers -- North Carolina 2
Quakers -- Ohio -- Columbiana County 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 2
Quakers -- Travel 2
Quakers -- United States 2
Quakers -- Virginia 2
Slave labor -- United States 2
Slavery -- United States -- Anti-slavery movements 2
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States 2
Social reformers -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Sermons 2
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 2
Temperance and religion -- Society of Friends 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public Opinion 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
minutes (administrative records) 2
Abolitionists -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Colonization -- Africa 1
African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Services for -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Agriculture -- United States 1
American literature -- Quaker authors 1
American poetry 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Anti-Catholicism 1
Antislavery movements -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History 1
Astronomical observatories 1
Baltimore (Md.) -- Quakers 1
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Boycotts -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Business 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Capital punishment 1
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 1
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Children's literature 1
Children's poetry 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with prostitutes 1
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania 1
Civil rights workers -- Pennsylvania 1
Conscientious objectors -- Virginia 1
Cuba 1
Declaration of Intention (Petition) 1
Diaries 1
Education -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Farm life -- Delaware 1
Feminism -- United States 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
France -- Description and travel 1
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Names
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 3
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 3
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 2
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Aggs family 1
Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry Gurney, 1866- 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
Aggs, Mary, b. 1785 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
Allen and Hanbury's 1
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
American Friends Service Committee 1
Bacon, George 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Beliefs Into Actions (Program) 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown, Gould 1
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
Dillwyn family 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 1
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
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
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
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
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