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Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Carman family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-230
Abstract The collections contain journals, correspondence, and miscellaneous Quaker papers. A small journal kept by Thomas Carman, 1864 and 1867, describes his travels which included upstate New York, Baltimore, and Richmond (where he attended general Quaker meetings and visited African American services). Also a photocopy of a journal kept by Catharine Williams, describing a trip to Iowa in 1864 where she attended Yearly Meeting. Correspondents include Benjamin Angell, Edward Dorland, George M....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1786-1894

New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults Committee on Ways and Means minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-214
Abstract

The volume contains the minutes of the Ways and Means Committee of the New York Association for Educating Colored Male Adults, 1816-1817, and a list of subscribers. Typed synopsis included.

Dates: 1816-1817

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