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James S. Hallowell correspondence received

Identifier: SFHL-SC-302

The collection contains correspondence received by James S. Hallowell, a Quaker of Sandy Spring, Maryland, during his service as Clerk of the Post Office Department and Superintendent of the Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. Most of the correspondence is from his wife, Margaret Stabler Hallowell, and focuses on family concerns and the farm in Sandy Spring. There is passing mention of nearby gunfire, armies passing through the area, and confiscation of horses.

Dates: 1861 - 1865

Turner Family Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

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