Leon A. Rushmore collection of New York Yearly Meeting miscellaneous papers
This collection of miscellaneous papers collected by Leon A. Rushmore includes several religious essays or sermons, a copy of Nicholas Waln's 1772 prayer, and an undated address "To the great Sachems and Chief of the [missing] sitting around the Counsill at new york" possibly transcribed from dictation.
- ca. 1789-1833
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Leon A. Rushmore was a Quaker businessman and lifelong member of Westbury Monthly Meeting, N.Y.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 loose-leaf volume.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Leon A. Rushmore, Jr. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1988.
Rushmore's collection of 18th and early 19th century Quaker epistles included in this gift were transferred to New York Yearly Meeting Epistles, RG 2/NY.
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