Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 1 - 5 of 5

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Abstract 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

John Mott papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-208
Identifier: SFHL-SC-208
Abstract Contains transcriptions of John Mott's letters to family and friends and journals, probably compiled to circulate in manuscript form. Also some original letters from John Mott to his family. Mott wrote extensively on his religious views, particularly on Quaker testimony and the issues of the Hicksite separation, as well as the conflicts within Genesee Yearly Meeting which led to the separation of Congregational (Progressive) Friends. Of special interest is a draft of responses to queries...
Dates: 1822-1851

Samuel Parsons correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-229
Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the...
Dates: 1805-1831

Some memorandum of the proceedings of the Select Preparative and Monthly Meeting of Jericho, in the case of Anne Willis, Thomas Willis, and Phebe Willis,

 Collection — othertype: SC-219
Identifier: SFHL-SC-219
Abstract

This volume contains two copies in the same hand of the account of the charge against Anne, Thomas, and Phebe Willis before Jericho Preparative and Monthly Meetings and their defense of their views; the first version includes a copy of the essay written and signed in their defense, and the second version omits the essay but includes more detail about Elias Hicks' remarks.

Dates: circa 1828

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

Filtered By

  • Subject: Church controversies -- Society of Friends X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation X
  • Subject: Quakers -- New York (State) X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Quakers -- New York (State) 4
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 2
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
Hicksites -- 19th century 1
∨ more  
Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1