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Thompson, Jonah, 1702 or 1703-1780


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Friends Historical Library Collection of Sermons

 Collection — Othertype MSS-047
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-047

Collected sermons received from miscellaneous sources.

Dates: 1737 - 1870

Thompson Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-855

Correspondence, genealogy, silhouette, printed material, certificate, testimony, and accounts. Includes letters from Jonah Thompson (written 1756-1758) and son John Thompson to family in England (written 1773-1805). Letters (written 1840-1874) of John's grandson, John James Thompson, to cousin John Thompson (Hitchin, England) discuss family news, national and political questions, slavery, business, and financial conditions.

Dates: 1751 - 1876

Jonah Thompson correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-131
Identifier: SFHL-SC-131
Abstract This collection contains correspondence received by English Quaker Jonah Thompson. The bulk of these are written by Friends in Pennsylvania, relating the developing conflict between the Pennsylvania government and the Delaware Indians, and expressing concern with the role Quakers should have in a military defense of the colony. Included is a detailed account of developments regarding this issue in the Pennsylvania government by James Pemberton. Other prominent Philadelphia correspondents...
Dates: 1756-1759

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Delaware Indians -- Government relations 1
Indians of North America -- Pennsylvania 1
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- 18th century 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 18th century 1