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Contains 13 Results:

George Dillwyn to Joseph Drinker., 1798 2 mo 27

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Scope and Contents 1 ALS. George Dillwyn (1738-1820), a Philadelphia Quaker minister visited Great Britain for nine years beginning 1793. His letter from London to fellow minister Joseph Drinker mentions other traveling ministers and the approval of the concern within the Society of Friends to support poor African and Native Americans
Dates: 1798 2 mo 27

Mary Brinton Jones correspondence, 1806-1814

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Scope and Contents Includes letters from her father, Samuel Jones, and relatives while she is a student at the Westtown School; Townsend Sharpless, Lydia Jones, Thomas Garrett, Jr. Mary Brinton Jones (1795-1856) married Townsend Sharpless in 1815.
Dates: 1806-1814

Letters received by Mary B. Sharpless and Townsend Sharpless, 1815-1816

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Scope and Contents Most are letters from Townsend to his wife Mary. Townsend was a successful Philadelphia dry-goods merchant.
Dates: 1815-1816