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Found in 563 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The commonplace book of Susanah Weston includes an abstract of a letter from James Thornton, an account of a vision, excerpts of a Yearly Meeting of Ministers and Elders (1789), a letter from an Irish Friend to Catherine Payton, a prayer delivered at Hertford, and a testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Canterbury.
Overview Deborah Fisher Wharton (1795-1888) was an American Quaker minister, suffragist, and social reformer, as well as one of the founders of Swarthmore College. Wharton's commonplace book volumes include poetry and prose.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume library catalog of the Wharton family. According to a note in the inside cover, the alphabetical catalog of volumes in Deborah Fisher Wharton’s library was recorded by her grandson, William Wharton Hurston.
Overview This collection is comprised of the financial records of the Whitall family: Israel Franklin Whitall, J.F. Whitall, Mary C. Whitall, John Mickle Whitall. The volumes of account books generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.
Overview This collection is comprised of two manuscripts collected by James Whitall. The collection includes the manuscript of a memoir or autobiography by Honah Landis, entitled "How Literature Came to Texas," and a French play by Edmond See, translated by Whitall, entitled "A Friend of His Youth."
Overview Thomas Raeburn White wrote this manuscript for his children and their descendants. The volume begins with a brief genealogical history of White's ancestors, who came from England or Scotland, and initially settled in the Carolinas. White describes how the family migrated to Indiana when his father was a child, in search of a more religiously tolerant community, and provides brief family history for his mother and father. White also describes his childhood, early education, Quaker experiences,...