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Peter Andrews journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Scope and Content This collection is composed of a single, original, handwritten copy of Peter Andrews’ journal kept during his travels in England during 1755-1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held onboard. Upon Andrews’ arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.

George Churchman diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-011
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of ten volumes of George Churchman's original, handwritten diaries. Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions and many of his entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the...

Sarah Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of the unbound photocopy of the single volume diary of Sarah Cresson. The majority of entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given, and funerals of community members. Philadelphia monthly and yearly meetings are described as well. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later...

Rowland Greene journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-029
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of ten handwritten journals of Rowland Greene. Entries largely focus on religious visits Greene made throughout New England, as well as Quaker meetings he attended, social calls, family news, deaths within the Quaker community, and passages of religious reflection.

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...

Hull family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-255
Abstract The collection contains papers of the George Hull family of Gasport, New York. It includes sermons by George Hull dated 1913, miscellaneous Gasport Friends Church notices, 1910-1930; acknowledgements for donations to Friends Relief Mission, 1920-1921; family prohibition concert poster and other temperance ephemera; postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and miscellaneous material.

Ann P. Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-186
Overview Ann P. Jackson (1792-1874) was a Quaker minister of Darby and Birmingham Monthly Meetings in Pennsylvania. She was originally from Darby, Pa. and had two children, Mary and Stephen. Her children married another set of siblings, Philip and Ann Sharples Chester County. In 1831, Ann P. Paschall (later Ann P. Jackson) was recorded as a minister of Darby Monthly Meeting (Hicksite). In 1849, she moved to Birmingham Monthly Meeting where her children were members. The collection contains manuscript...

William Jackson journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-036
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single, handwritten journal of William Jackson’s trip to England and Ireland in 1802-1803. Early entries detail the preparations required to make the journey, as well as details about the voyage itself, such as descriptions of the weather, illness on board, and the dwindling supplies on the ship. The ship’s captain hoists the distress flag at least once before arriving in Ireland, and when the Captain falls ill, the ship nearly turns back. However, the Captain...

Robert Lindsey journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-042
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten journal pages of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and Lindsey's various travels throughout Iowa to visit various Iowa Quaker families.

Anne Moore journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-046
Scope and Content note This collection includes a single photocopy of Anne Moore’s journal. Entries detail her travels as a Quaker minister to Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, parts of New England, and England. Entries also provide descriptions of Quaker meetings, visits from Friends, and Moore’s reflections on religion and advice for her children.

Included at the end of the journal are testimonies about Moore by her children, which were read at her funeral and at the Baltimore Quarterly meeting.

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Names
Andrews, Peter 1
Bacon, David 1
Blunston family 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
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Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Greene, Rowland 1
Hartland Monthly Meeting of Friends (1955- : Gasport, N.Y.) 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hull, George, 1853-1922 1
Jackson, Ann P., 1792-1874 1
Jackson, William 1
Lindsey, Robert 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Monkton Monthly Meeting of Friends (ca. 1925-1996 : Monkton, Vt.) 1
Moore, Anne, active 1756-1786 1
Morris, Elizabeth Hudson 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Palmer, Anna 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Pearson family 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Frances, 1886-1973 (FHL donor) 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Rotch, Thomas, 1767-1823. 1
Rotch, William, 1734-1828 1
Rushmore, Stephen 1
Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
Sharples, Nathan H., 1779-1838 1
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 1
Thorne family 1
Thorne, Phebe Anna, 1828-1909 1
Townsend, Nicholas W., 1790-1818 1
Vlaskamp, Joseph A., 1929-2001 1
Webb, Elizabeth 1
Whitley, Daniel P., 1945- 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
Yarnell family 1
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