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Bordentown Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/B620
Identifier: QM-Ph-B620

Scope and Contents

Records include: Hicksite meeting minutes, 1860-1878; Hicksite membership list, 1848; pre-Separation and Orthodox women's meeting minutes, 1804-1827; and a pre-Separation school fund subscription list, 1808-1822.


  • Creation: 1804-1878


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

An indulged meeting at Bordentown was established by Chesterfield Monthly Meeting in 1739. A preparative meeting was established in 1775, but discontinued in 1778. A second preparative meeting was established in 1804. The Orthodox preparative meeting and meeting for worship were discontinued in 1828 and the members transferred to Chesterfield Preparative Meeting. Bordentown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1878; its members were transferred to Chesterfield Preparative Meeting. Bordentown Meeting was discontinued by Burlington Quarterly Meeting in 1904.


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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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