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Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas P. Cope Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1013
Abstract Letters, legal, business and financial papers, accounts, minutes, diary, portraits and other papers chiefly related to the Cope family of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Topics include business and civic interests in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting committe aiding German Separatists led by Joseph M. Bimeler (Baumler), Separation of 1827-1828, slavery and immigration of free Black people to Haiti, War of 1812, etc. Letters (1854-1857) of Thomas Garrett (1789-1871) discuss his work...
Dates: 1795-1891

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-032
Identifier: SFHL-SC-032

Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.

Dates: 1841-1873

Garrett, Thomas to Clarke, John; Ferris, Ziba; and Bringhurst, Edward. Wilmington, 1847 2mo 2

 File — Box 27
Scope and Contents

Concerning financial difficulties in connection with the Elk Iron Works. Gift of Wilmington Monthly Meeting, 1972.

Dates: 1847 2mo 2

Elijah F. Pennypacker anti-slavery correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-097
Identifier: SFHL-SC-097

This collection includes letters written to Elijah Pennypacker concerning the anti-slavery movement. It includes correspondence from Abby Kelly and H.B. Stanton relating to the American Anti-Slavery Society, from Thomas Garrett concerning arrangements for transportation and placement of emancipated and self-emancipated people, and from William Still about a visit and lecture by William Wells Brown.

Dates: 1839-1861

Price family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-101
Identifier: SFHL-SC-101
Abstract This collection includes letters of Benjamin and Jane Price, among their family and with other Quakers. Also included are letters received by Benjamin's brother Eli K. Price regarding his legal practice, and by Benjamin's daughter-in-law Lydia H. Price, regarding family news. Bound volumes of letters record the correspondence of Benjamin and Jane Price while one or the other travelled in Quaker ministry. Of particular interest are : letters of Edward Hicks, regarding the Hicksite controversy...
Dates: 1809-1878

United States Circuit Court Jury Trial versus Thomas Garrett, 1848 5mo 26

 File — Box 27
Scope and Contents

Notes of evidence in the case of Charles W. Glanding v. Thomas Garrett, a suit for value of seven freedom seekers who Garrett aided in their escape from slavery. Also 3 newspaper clippings on the subject of slavery and the “underground railroad”

Dates: 1848 5mo 26

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Collection 4
Archival Object 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Abolitionists -- United States 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Baal (Canaanite deity) 1