Family -- Religious life -- Society of Friends
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents An introductory letter by Henry J. Cadbury in 1931 suggests that Haverford College might buy this collection containing the letters of "most of the outstanding Friends of the time in England & U.S.A." The time period of the collection is the late 18th century. The collection includes letters of Friends, mostly addressed to James Thornton, an ancestor of Richard T. Cadbury, Anna Shinn Maier and others. Among the letter writers are John Pemberton, Henry Drinker, James Pemberton, Samuel...
Dates: 1780 - 1878
Scope and Contents Letters, journals, accounts of deceased Friends, genealogical records, Yearly Meeting Epistles, other items. Bulk of material concerns members of the Morris and Hacker families. Of special interest are the following: will of Deborah Morris, 1793; an account book for Beulah Morris, 1830, listing expenses incurred in assembling her trousseau and her diary of a journey to Niagara in 1828; a letter to Beulah M. Hacker from her sister, 7mo. 15, 1841, describing an early train ride; diary and letter...