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George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

 Collection
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

Nicholas Hallock papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-228
Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted...
Dates: 1835-1884

Elias Hicks Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-044
Overview Elias Hicks (1748-1830) was an eminent Quaker minister from Jericho, Long Island, N.Y. In the 1820s, a religious controversy within the Society of Friends which focused on Hicks' ministry led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation of 1827-1828. The collection includes correspondence written and received by Elias Hicks, sermons, surveyor's drawings, family correspondence, and other papers. Also includes the original 1748-1822 manuscript journal of Elias Hicks (in three parts) and the 1828 Ohio...
Dates: 1779 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1779 - 1830

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents...
Dates: 1755-1833

Samuel M. Janney Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

 Collection — othertype: SC-254
Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

Samuel Walton Family Papers

 Collection
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

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

 Collection — othertype: SC-220
Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

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Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 2
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 2
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 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
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 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
Hallock family 1
Hallock, Nicholas, 1785-1853 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Jemima, 1750-1829 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 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
Judge, Hugh, 1750?-1834 1
Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Kite, Nathan 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite: 1828-1847 : Milton, N.Y.) 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Price, Richard, 1794-1865 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Seaman, Valentine, 1770-1817 1
Shoemaker, Nathan, 1788-1868 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
Watson, John, 1774-1864 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
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
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