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Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1798 - 1868

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, and important Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain invaluable unpublished material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the great Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Hoskins family letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-034
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Hoskins family. The primary correspondents in the volume are members of the Hoskins family, though quite a number of the letters are directed to Benjamin H. Warder. Most of the letters were written in the 18th century, but some are from the 19th century. A number of them are religious in nature, while others deal with service in the ministry or visiting Friends, and some deal with states of health and mortality. The letters...
Dates: 1729-1864

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