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Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Letters received, 1863-1864, n.d.

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Scope and Contents 18 ALsS. ALS from his father dated 1 mo 12, 1863, celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation and expresses his support of having former slaves form regiments. Another letter refers to his giving begrudging consent to Eugene and the other sons' sense of duty to serve the Nation. Another letter answers Eugene's question about how their monthly meeting handles young men's participation in the War, contrary to the Peace Testimony. He writes that the Hicksites are not disowning. Elizabeth Vickers...

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...

Palmer Brothers Civil War Letters

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-207
Overview The Palmer brothers belonged to a Quaker family of Concord Monthly Meeting, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Three sons of William W. and Hannah Trimble Palmer, all birthright Quakers, served in the Union Army during the Civil War. This collection contains fifty letters and transcriptions of the same, written to family members by Quaker brothers, John, William T., and Edward L. Palmer during their service in the Union army. Letters from John Palmer also describe his post-military service...

Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting account of the Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-275
Abstract The collection contains two detailed draft manuscript reports of the events and proceedings in Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting and the Quarterly Meeting with attention to property and control of the records.

Vipont-Brown-Crowley Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-157
Overview The Vipont, Brown, and Crowley families were active Quakers in England and were particularly involved in Mount Street Monthly Meeting.

Samuel Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-254
Overview The Waltons were prominent Quakers in Philadelphia, Pa., and Belmont County, Ohio. Joseph Walton (1817-1898) taught at Westtown School, edited the Quaker periodical, The Friend, and served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox). His brother, Samuel Walton (1827-1899), moved to Ohio in 1847 and in 1854 married Sarah James Edgerton at Stillwater Monthly Meeting, the center of Wilburite Quakerism in Ohio. The family was deeply involved in matters relating to the Society of Friends....