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New York Quaker papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-139

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous materials attributed to Quakers in New York. Included are extracts of letters to and from Dartmouth Monthly Meeting, materials related to Stephen Buffington, descriptions of the area around E. Nottingham Meeting, manuscripts regarding Elias Hicks. Additionally, this collection includes manuscripts that appear to have lines drawn using a mathematical compass, with biblical extracts copied around the sides. Some of these items include red wax seals in the center.

Dates

  • 1800s

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Historical Note

Quakers are members of the Christian denomination known as the Religious Society of Friends. Quaker missionaries first arrived in New York during the second half of the 17th century.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous materials attributed to Quakers in New York. Included are extracts of letters to and from Dartmouth Monthly Meeting, materials related to Stephen Buffington, descriptions of the area around E. Nottingham Meeting, and manuscripts regarding Elias Hicks. Additionally, this collection includes manuscripts that appear to have lines drawn using a mathematical compass, with biblical extracts copied around the sides. Some of these items include red wax seals in the center.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed April, 2016.

Title
New York Quaker papers, 1800s
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
April, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Find It at the Library

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