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Samuel Newitt journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-051

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the single handwritten travel journal of Samuel Newitt. Entries detail Newitt's journey to Rhode Island, including descriptions of visits with Friends and attendance at Meetings in various towns in Rhode Island.

Dates

  • circa 1792

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Samuel Newitt Jr. (1764-1847) was born April 27, 1764, in Northhamptonshire, England, the son of Samuel and Mary Newitt. He immigrated to Newport County, Rhode Island, at an unknown date, where he established a farm near Tiverton. On February 21, 1805, Newitt married Esther Mosher in Westport, Massachusetts. On February 12, 1847, Newitt died and was buried on his farm.

Extent

0.0080 Linear Feet : 1 volume

Language

English

Overview

Travel journal of Samuel Newitt. Entries detail Newitt's journey to Rhode Island, including descriptions of visits with Friends and attendance at Meetings in various towns in Rhode Island.

Acquisition

The Samuel Newitt journal was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 2015 by Jonathan Flaccus.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Creator

Title
Samuel Newitt journal, 1792
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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