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George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview

The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Dates: 1822 - 1836

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Samuel Walton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-254
Overview The Waltons were prominent Quakers in Philadelphia, Pa., and Belmont County, Ohio. Joseph Walton (1817-1898) taught at Westtown School, edited the Quaker periodical, The Friend, and served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox). His brother, Samuel Walton (1827-1899), moved to Ohio in 1847 and in 1854 married Sarah James Edgerton at Stillwater Monthly Meeting, the center of Wilburite Quakerism in Ohio. The family was deeply involved in matters relating to the Society of Friends....
Dates: 1813-1890

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Overview Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers...
Dates: 1780-1816

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McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Stratton family 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
Walton family 1
Walton, Joseph, 1817-1898 1
Walton, Rebecca, 1814-1859 1
Walton, Samuel, 1827-1899 1
Walton, Sarah J. (Sarah James), 1826-1911 1
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Edward, 1821-1894 1
Williams, Sarah B., 1823-1882 1
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