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Catherine Haines commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-017

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Catherine Haines. The volume includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.

Dates

  • 1775-1777

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Catherine Haines (1758-1798) was born in October, 1758, in Frederick County, Virginia. She married John S. Mullen on March 25, 1776, in Burlington, New Jersey. Mullen was not a Quaker, and Haines was disowned for marrying outside of the Society of Friends. The couple had at least one child who survived to adulthood, Isaac Mullen (b. 1777). In 1790, Haines was reinstated by Evesham Monthly Meeting in New Jersey, and she got a certificate of removal to Crooked Creek Monthly Meeting in Virginia. Catherine Haines died on May 25, 1798, in Frederick County, Virginia.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry, extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.

Acquisition

The Catherine Haines commonplace book was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1957 by Mrs. Samuel Emlen.

Related Materials

HC.MC.975.03.018 Deborah Haines commonplace book

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
Title
Catherine Haines commonplace book, 1775-1777
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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