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Archives & Manuscripts


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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Sarah Cresson diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-015
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of the unbound photocopy of the single volume diary of Sarah Cresson. The majority of entries detail visits from traveling Quaker ministers, descriptions of Quaker meetings, including testimonies given, and funerals of community members. Philadelphia monthly and yearly meetings are described as well. Many entries are composed solely of prayers to God, or exclamations of Sarah’s religious conviction and her devotion to her God and the Quaker faith, while later...

Martha Routh journal

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-059
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the handwritten journal, and a photocopy of the journal of Martha Routh. The journal describes her voyage from London to Boston, which she took in 1794. Entries describe the small group of Quakers that Routh traveled with, including Thomas Scattergood, as well as descriptions of the weather, communications with other ships during the journey, and Routh's struggles with illness on board. The journal ends when Routh arrives in Boston, and her last entry describes...

Scattergood Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1100
Scope and Contents Correspondence, illustrations, marriage certificates, legal and business related papers, photographs, poetry and other miscellaneous papers.Correspondence includes approx. 320 letters (1781-1814) of Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814) to family and friends chiefly discussing spiritual matters and his travels in Great Britain, New England, North and South Carolina, Virginia, etc.Also approximately 250 letters (1781-1814) to Scattergood discuss spiritual matters and Friends'...