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Enos and Hannah Sharpless family papers

Identifier: SFHL-SC-117
Abstract This collection contains family papers and correspondence of Enos and Hannah Sharpless including two copy books of the latter. The letters primarily concern family matters. Two documents of note are a letter from Johnson Knight concerning the Quaker testimony on slavery and a pass issued for a slave bought by Enos Sharpless to be liberated.
Dates: 1790-1861

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  • Subject: Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends X
  • Names: Knight, Johnson X