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American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Hannah Hurnard family letters

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-062
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of Hannah Hurnard and her family, written between Essex, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. The letters document the family's emigration to America, their struggles adapting to life there, and finally their return to England. Letters between Hannah and her sister, Elizabeth Clark, share family and local news. Letters from Mary Thresher relate the activities of Quaker ministers, including Stephen Grellet, Jesse Kersey, and Nathan Hunt. The letters...
Dates: 1804-1836

Lewis-Garrigues collection of family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-046
Abstract This collection centers on the correspodence and family history of the Garrigues family and the Price family, to whom the former were linked with the marriage of Edward Garrigues and Margaret Price. The correspondence, received by Edward Garrigues, is from many prominent Quaker ministers, including Isaac Hicks as he travelled with his cousin, Elias Hicks. Other correspondents include Rebecca Jones, Sarah Scattergood, Stephen Grellet, Charity Cook, Deborah Darby, and Martha Routh. The letters...
Dates: 1753-1840

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
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Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 2
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1