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Sharps family


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Sadie Sharpless Green family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-048
Identifier: SFHL-SC-048

This collection includes the commonplace book of Sarah Sharpless Green, the writing book of her sister Amy Sharpless, and the copy book of her daughter Sadie Sharpless Green. In her journals are personal notes, poetry, newspaper clippings, and manuscript copies of spiritual writings. The most substantial of these is the account of the life of Quaker minister Ruth Anna Lindley.

Dates: 1825-1912

Daniel Sharpless family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-116
Identifier: SFHL-SC-116

This collection primarily includes financial papers, bills, receipts and bonds, signed by Daniel Sharpless, Jr. or by his father, Daniel Sharpless.

Dates: 1734-1862 [bulk 1734-1808]

Enos and Hannah Sharpless family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-117
Identifier: SFHL-SC-117

This collection contains family papers and correspondence of Enos and Hannah Sharpless including two copy books of the latter. The letters primarily concern family matters. Two documents of note are a letter from Johnson Knight concerning the Quaker testimony on slavery and a pass issued for an enslaved person bought by Enos Sharpless in order to be liberated.

Dates: 1790-1861

Additional filters:

Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1