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Densmore, Christopher


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Frost family correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-292

The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.

Dates: 1831, 1838, 1843 and 1871

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  • Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) -- Westbury X