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Thornton, James, 1727-1794

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Richard T. Cadbury collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-954
Overview

Letters of English and American Friends written at the end of the 18th century on topics relating to travel in the ministry in England and the northeastern United States, Friends, and health. Almost all the letters are directed to Quaker minister, James Thornton.

Dates: 1780 - 1878

James Thornton correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-132
Abstract

This collection includes letters written to and by James Thornton, mostly regarding his work and the work of other Friends in travelling ministry, both in the United States and in England. Among the correspondents are John Pemberton, Samuel Allinson, Henry Drinker, Thomas Fisher, Rebecca Jones, and William Rathbone.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1669-1792- 1771-1792

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Family -- Religious life -- Society of Friends 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Quakers -- Correspondence 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 1