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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Pennsylvania

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letters received, 1863-1864, n.d.

 File
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...

Truman-Shaw collected silhouettes , 1806 - 1850

 Series
Identifier: SFHL-PA-033E
Overview Hollow cut silhouettes pasted onto pages of a copybook. The lettering practice workbook is autographed Jane Trumans Book, and some copy poetry is signed by Sarah Shaw, 1806. The album includes silhouettes of members of the Truman and Shaw families of Philadelphia as well as other figures of the day including George Washington. Some are imprinted with the Peale MUSUM stamp. An additional 56 silhouettes mounted on 7 pages of black paper are associated family members, including children of...