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Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Abstract 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

Elizabeth Drinker diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-018
Abstract Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Dates: 1758-1800

Morris family commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Abstract

The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.

Dates: Undated.

Robinson Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1136
Abstract

Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Dates: 1723 - circa 1980

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Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 1