London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains a 1966 letter sent to Henry J. Cadbury by Avis G. Clarke on behalf of the American Antiquarian Society. Clarke and the Society ask Cadbury about information regarding the origin of American "Epistles" printed before 1820.
This correspondence is among members of the Carter family. Letters mostly concern family news. One letter from John to Sarah in 1858 concerns an editorial in The Friend, a Quaker periodical, and the general feeling at that time concerning Friends in London.
The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.
This collection consists of one volume of transcribed minutes. The minutes were transcribed by Sarah Dillwyn, and were originally from London Yearly Meeting in 1794, signed by Mary Copper.
Contemporary copies of epistles and extracts of Yearly Meeting minutes, of Meeting for Sufferings, and of Women Friends, of London, Dublin, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Rhode Island from 1698-1944.
The collection contains copies of extracts of minutes of meetings within Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1732-1799. Topics include church unity and discipline, the growth of Quakerism, slavery, Native Americans, temperance, education, and religious doctrines.