John Comly Separation papers
The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.
- Comly, John, 1831-1916 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
John Comly was a birthright Quaker, born in 1831 to Charles and Debbie Ann Comly of Byberry. He was also the grandson of John Comly (1773-1850), noted Hicksite minister. He died in 1916.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--George L. Pickering. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1988.
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