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"Lives of the Ministers of the Gospel Among the People Called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-087

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the three handwritten volumes of John Smith's "The Lives of Ministers of the Gospel Among the People called Quakers," as well as an index of the three volume collection. The manuscripts are comprised of entries about Quaker ministers, arranged alphabetically. Entries briefly describe the life of each minister, largely relying upon quoted testimonies from Monthly and Yearly Meetings.

Dates

  • 1770

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

John Smith (1722-1771) was born in Burlington, New Jersey, on January 20, 1771, the son of Richard Smith and Abigail Rapier. He married Hannah Logan on October 7, 1748, in Germantown, Pennsylvania, and the couple had four children: Sarah Logan Smith (b. 1749), James Smith (b. 1750), Hannah Smith (b. 1753), and John Smith (b. 1761). Smith died on March 26, 1771, in Burlington, New Jersey.

Extent

0.83 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

The manuscripts of John Smith's "The Lives of Ministers of the Gospel Among the People called Quakers" are comprised of entries about Quaker ministers, arranged alphabetically. Entries briefly describe the life of each minister, largely relying upon quoted testimonies from Monthly and Yearly Meetings.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.07.067 Quaker Ministry lists
  • HC.MC.975.02.020 John Smith letterbooks

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.
Title
"Lives of the Ministers of the Gospel Among the People Called Quakers," 1770
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October, 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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