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Mary Howell Swett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single handwritten journal of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates

  • 1797-1799

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Mary Howell Swett (1739-1821) was born circa 1739 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Jacob Howell. Swett was a minister, and lived at Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1762, she married Benjamin Swett. From 1797 to 1801, Swett accompanied Charity Cook on her religious visit to Europe. Mary Swett died in 1821.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.950.099 Howell family correspondence
  • HC.MC.975.02.021 Benjamin Swett letterbook
  • HC.MC.975.10.007 Swett family Bible
  • HC.MC.1001 Hadd-Estaugh-Hopkins papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
Title
Mary Howell Swett diary, 1797-1799
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
August, 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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