Plains Monthly Meeting (Pre-Separation and Orthodox) Records
Scope and Contents
Includes: men's minutes, 1838-1854; women's minutes, 1814-1851; marriage certificates (abstracts), 1814-1848; Ministers and Elders' minutes, 1830-53.
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Where available, access is through microfilm.
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Biographical / Historical
Plains Monthly Meeting was reportedly established in 1813, set off from Malborough Monthly Meeting. Plains Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) was laid down in 1854, and members were attached to Milton Executive Meeting (Orthodox)
0.25 Linear Feet (5 volumes)
Includes: men's minutes, 1838-1854; women's minutes, 1814-1851; marriage certificates (abstracts), 1814-1848; ministers and elders' minutes, 1830-53.
Divided into series: Minutes (men's & joint): 1.1 1838-1854; Women's minutes: 2.1 1814-1824, 2.2 1824-1851; Vital records: 3.1 Marriage Certificates 1814-1848; Ministers and Elders' Minutes: 4.1 1830-53.
This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Copies
Minutesalso available in microfilm, for use in the repository only: MR-NY 114-115.
- Plains Monthly Meeting (Pre-Separation and Orthodox) Records
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