Showing Collections: 1 - 4 of 4
The commonplace books of the Matlack family largely focus on Elias Hicks.
The collection includes miscellaneous historical and genealogical documents of the Matlack and other Quaker families focused on the 18th and 19th centuries. Collection is notable for its variety of formats, including commonplace books, diaries, account books, correspondence, and poetry.
The commonplace book of Tamar Roberts Matlack includes testimonies concerning the following Quakers: Elisha Kirk, Ruth Walmsley, Mary Knight, Martha Parry, and Peter Yarnall. The commonplace book also includes poetry and excerpts concerning Elias Hicks.
The commonplace book of Abraham Pennell contains excerpts from Elias Hicks’s letters and sermons, from George Fox’s sermons and writings, and from the bible.