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Grand Isle Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-G725

Scope and Contents

Includes: minutes (men's), 1828-1835; women's minutes, 1801-1824 & 1828-1835, and miscellaneous papers, 1825-1876.

The latter includes extracts of the minutes of Peru Monthly Meeting relative to the laying down of Grand Isle and a letter from Seth Hoag to Benjamin Macomber (1876) contesting the sale of the meeting house.

Dates

  • 1801-1876

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

Information on reproduction policies available in the library.

Biographical / Historical

Middle Hero Preparative Meeting was established by Peru Monthly Meeting in 1801. In 1814, the name of Middle Hero was changed to Grand Isle Preparative Meeting. The Preparative Meeting was laid down in 1835.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (3 volumes plus one folder)

Overview

Includes: minutes (men's), 1828-1835; women's minutes, 1801-1824 & 1828-1835, and miscellaneous papers, 1825-1876.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes (men's): 1.1 1828-35; Women's minutes: 2.1 1801-24, 2.2 1828-35; Miscellaneous papers: 3.1 1825-1876.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.
Title
RECORDS OF GRAND ISLE PREPARATIVE MEETING (HICKSITE) AND MIDDLE HERO PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library