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Matlack Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1120
Overview The collection includes miscellaneous historical and genealogical documents of the Matlack and other Quaker families focused on the 18th and 19th centuries. Collection is notable for its variety of formats, including commonplace books, diaries, account books, correspondence, and poetry.
Dates: 1685-1900

John Woolman diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-092
Overview John Woolman's diary from his voyage to England in 1772, the original manuscript of which is held at the Mount School, York, United Kingdom. Entries discuss Woolman's travel with Samuel Emlen, including preparations for the voyage, description of weather conditions, conditions on board, religious reflection, and reflection on the slave trade.
Dates: 1772

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