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Box 3

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Contains 38 Results:

Abigail Sharpless to cousin Susanna Kite, Philadelphia , 1824 - 1827

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Sent from Westtown in 1824 and then from home in East Bradford. Interesting letters written in 1827 mention visiting Hicksites, including John Comly and the tensions in the local meetings. She remarked on Joshua traveling with Stephen Grellet.

Dates: 1824 - 1827

Abigail Sharpless, East Bradford, to cousin Susanna Kite, Philadelphia , 1828 - 1829

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News of family and friends. She mentioned the pressure by the Hicksites, including rival meetings with Elias Hicks and the Orthodox in 12 month 1828. She heard a rRumor that 37 ministers at Cherry Street and 19 speaking at meeting. Also a letter describing illness of cousin Edith Jefferies. Letter from Charleston to Susanna, initials indecipherable

Dates: 1828 - 1829

Abigail Sharples, East Bradford, to cousin Susanna Kite, Philadelphia , 1834

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The 1834 letter has pencilled note "just before her marriage." The 1834 letter signed P. Sharpless? Susanna married Aaron Sharples in 1835, Abigail married James R. Graeves in 1834 and died in 1837.

Dates: 1834

Rebecca Kite to cousins Edith Sharpless, Radley Farm, West Chester , 1831-03-26

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Wrote about attending temperance lectures in Philadelphia and family news

Dates: 1831-03-26