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New Jersey Association for helping the Indians records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-019

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two copies of the Constitution for the New Jersey Association for Helping Indians, 1757. One copy has signatures of subscribers who gave money for the cause, including John Woolman. The other copy was found among records at Haddonfield Monthly Meeting, Haddonfield, New Jersey.

Dates

  • 1757

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

The New Jersey Association for Helping the Indians, while it has a Constitution and motto (Isaiah 58:6, 7, 9), never went any further than that. Its intention was to help Native Americans in New Jersey get two thousand acres to live and work on, in Monmouth, Burlingotn, or Glouster Counties. The Association had both women and men subscribers.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

The copy with signatures was given to Haverford College by Caroline Allinson in 1936. The second copy, with no signatures, was transferred from the library to the Special Collections in 1938.

Related materials

MC 1003 Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs records

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed November 2015.

Creator

Title
New Jersey Association for helping the Indians records, 1757
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
November 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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