- Existence: 1774 - 1824
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.
Joseph Scattergood, an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting, was a signer of the first letter of concern by the Elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching (1822). Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.
This collection contains materials pertaining to the Taylor family. It contains correspondence, journals, legal documents, genealogical information, and research in the history of Quakerism. There are also many photographs in the collection, including carte de vistas and other nineteenth century photographic techniques. Other related families within the collection include the Savery, Scattergood, Richie, Hooton, and Roberts families.
Contemporary copies of epistles and extracts of Yearly Meeting minutes, and of Women Friends, of London, Dublin, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia, Rhode Island from 1698-1842.
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
- Quaker women 2
- Quakers -- Diaries 2
- Quakers -- History 2
- Quakers -- Ireland 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Society of Friends -- Virginia -- History -- Sources 2
- diaries 2
- Conscientious objection 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Quaker lawyers 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Society of Free Quakers -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- cookbooks 1
- correspondence 1
- genealogies (histories) 1 ∧ less