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Box 25

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Contains 58 Results:

[Draft of letter], Philadelphia, to Mott, Lucretia., 1840-07-21

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Scope and Contents Written in Philadelphia in July of 1840. The writer was a member of Cherry Street Meeting and also a member of the Anti-Slavery Society. The person writing the letter fills Mott in on news of fellow Quakers. The last paragraph is interesting: "Our peerless Clerk S[arah] H[opper] Palmer performs her part well, aided by our valuable young friend [Hannah?] Haydock two who are ably calculated to maintain and support the dignified standard of Woman, which but for a fearless few, would, I doubt...
Dates: 1840-07-21

Comly, Isaac. Some Account of the Knight Family of Byberry, 1838, 4mo 24

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Concerning the history of the family of Giles and Mary Knight, early settlers of Byberry. Gift of Ruth E. Bonner and her sister, Mrs. Newlin R. Smith, 1971

Dates: 1838, 4mo 24

Garret, Thomas (1789-1871) to Fox, Orich J., Wilmington, Delaware, 1838 12mo 29

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Garrett, a leading abolitionist and Hicksite Quaker, was a dealer in iron and coal. Letter concerns the salvage of a vessel. Purchased from the Autograph Alcove, 1987 Grundy Fund

Dates: 1838 12mo 29

Richards, Eleanor A. (1808-1838) Memoir and Essays of Ellen A. Richards, late wife of William Richards of Philadelphia, deceased, [1839?]

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Including a memorial to and excerpts from the writings of Ellen A. Richards, an Orthodox Quaker, who was a member of Spruce Street Monthly Meeting. Gift of George L. Pickering, 1988. Two printed copies also in Library and include several paragraphs the A.Ms. does not.

Dates: [1839?]

Paxson, Mary W. (Fair Hill) to Comfort, Mary, 1839-1843

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Two letters to "Dear Cousin" with family news, mentions attending Baltimore Yearly Meeting in 1839.

Dates: 1839-1843