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John Carter family correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-018


This correspondence is among members of the Carter family. Letters mostly concern family news. One letter from John to Sarah in 1858 concerns an editorial in The Friend, a Quaker periodical, and the general feeling at that time concerning Friends in London.


  • 1827-1870


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Biographical / Historical

John Carter was a birthright Quaker, born in 1800 to John and Rebecca Carter of Deer Creek Monthly Meeting in Maryland. In 1834 he married Sarah Shoemaker, daughter of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker of Philadelphia. They were members of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Southern District and had ten children. John Carter died in 1877.


.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (4 folders.))



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--William Bacon Evans. Method of acquisition--Gift of.


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Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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