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Rachel Hunt correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-153
Identifier: SFHL-SC-153


This collection includes letters received by Rachel Hunt and her husband, John. Among these are letters from other Quaker ministers on the topic of Quaker spirituality. A letter from Rachel Hunt's brother, John Gibbons, discusses the issue of self will in religion. Other correspondents include Thomas Scattergood, Mary S. Lippincott, Edward Hicks, and Jesse Kersey.


  • Creation: 1793-1840


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Rachel Hunt was a birthright Quaker, a poet, and a prominent minister of Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania. The daughter of Joseph and Hannah Gibbons, she was born in 1760. She married John Hunt in 1777 and died in 1845.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Helen Comly White. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

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Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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