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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Smith family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-050
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book featuring writings from the Smith family. It includes a letter from Richard Smith to his children upon their mother's death, originally written in 1737, and a memorial of his wife, Hannah, the daughter of James and Sarah Logan, originally written 1763.
Dates: Undated

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

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-087
Scope and Content note 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 composed 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