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Jackson-Conard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Overview

The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.

Dates: 1748-1910

Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview

The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.

Dates: 1784-1874

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Names: Wood, Samuel, 1760-1844 X

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Abolitionists 1
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cooper, David 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799 1