Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes the letters of John Lockwood, received primarily from Aaron Leggett in 1827-28. Leggett, a Hicksite, relates business, news, and personal opinions concerning the Hicksite controversy in New York Yearly Meeting. His letters contain heated attacks on Orthodox Quakers, including Samuel Parsons, the Clerk of New York Monthly Meeting, Richard Mott, and Anna Braithwaite. He also gives news of Elias Hicks and of the progress of the Indiana Epistle.
The collection contains a small number of miscellaneous papers relating to efforts within New York Yearly Meeting to support the manumission of enslaved people, abolition, and education of formerly enslaved people, 1778-1870. Most are copies of reports presented to New York Monthly Meeting or to the Yearly Meeting, compiled as a reference file.
Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.
- Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) X
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
- Quakers -- New York (State) 2
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 2
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Church work with Indians 1
- Quaker educators 1
- Quakers -- Abolitionists 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 1
- Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Society of Friends -- Indiana -- Epistles 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 1 ∧ less