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Churchman, John, 1753-1805


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Churchman papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-019
Identifier: SFHL-SC-019

The papers, including correspondence from scientific societies in Europe, principally concern the new method of observation used in the magnetic atlas prepared by Churchman. Also included are his biography by Hannah P. Chandlee, color photographs of a reproduction of Joshua Reynolds portrait of John Churchman, and an inventory of the papers by Mary L. Bryan. Correspondents include Owen Biddle and Caesar Rodney.

Dates: 1778-1804

Emlen Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

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Antislavery movements -- United States 1
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Free produce movement 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1