Jesse Kersey papers
Includes letters, sermons, and manuscript fragments, as well as an 1824 printed epistle from London Yearly Meeting. The papers provide important insight into Kersey's faith and his thoughts on the Separation in the Society of Friends.
- Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Jesse Kersey, Philadelphia Quaker preacher, was one of the leaders of the Hicksite faction of the Society of Friends in the Separation of 1827.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1999.
Some of the manuscript material was published in A Narrative of the Early Life, Travels and Gospel Labors of Jesse Kersey (Philadelphia, 1851)
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- Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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