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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

Bernard Barton Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-311
Overview

The collection contains primarily the corrrespondence of Bernard Barton, English Quaker poet and bank clerk. Most of the letters are to William S. Fitch, a chemist and druggist, and other correspondents include R. Ackerman and Edward Moxon. Many of the letters concern Barton's poetry. Also included are few poems and other papers. All items in the collection were written by Bernard Barton; most were written from the location of Woodbridge (Suffolk, England).

Dates: 1818 - 1848

Bernard Barton letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-002
Overview This collection includes of the single letterbook of Bernard Barton, as well as correspondence related to the history of the letterbook, dated 1942. The letterbook contains personal correspondence from friends and family, and letters are often related to personal and family news, Barton's poetry and writings, and literature in general. Letter writers include Charles Lamb, Thomas Campbell, Elizabeth Fry, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Ritchie, Robert Southey, John Scott, Horatio Smith, Mary White, and...
Dates: 1822-1837

Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley...
Dates: 1825-1914

Thomas Bissell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-010
Abstract

Includes genealogical data on the Bissell Family in the 17th century as well as two apprenticeship indentures, to patton ringmaking in Worcester County, England, dated 1704, and to farming in New Jersey, dated 1835.

Dates: 1640-1835

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Elizabeth Browett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Overview

The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

Dates: 1833-1834

Mary Capper correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-017
Abstract

Transatlantic correspondence between Mary Capper and the Cadbury family in Philadelphia. Letters concern family and spiritual matters. Correspondents include Joel and Caroline Cadbury, and their daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Cadbury.

Dates: 1816-1835

China, Maine Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-040
Overview

Correspondence between members of the China, Maine Monthly Meeting and Friends in Nova Scotia; a single volume of meeting minutes for China, Maine Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1852-1860

Dover Monthly Meeting records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-059
Overview

This collection is comprised of the records of Dover Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1737-1801

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Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 2
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 2
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
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Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Ackworth School 1
Aggs family 1
Aggs, Anna C. (Anna Christy), 1831-1913 1
Aggs, Henry Gurney, 1866- 1
Aggs, Henry, 1780-1859 1
Aggs, Mary, b. 1785 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1750-1824 1
Aggs, Thomas, 1822-1896 1
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allen & Hanburys 1
Allen, Charlotte, 1762-1816 1
Allen, William, 1770-1843 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Bacon, David 1
Barton, Bernard 1
Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
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Bissell, Thomas, b. 1643 1
Bissell, William, b. 1680 1
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Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Braithwaite, Isaac, 1781-1861 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
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Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
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Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Browett, Elizabeth 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Head, 1768-1851 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1799-1870 1
Capper, Mary, 1795- 1
Carter, Jessie Gidley, 1876-1946 1
Cartland, Gertrude W. 1
Cartland, Joseph 1
Chamberlain, Martha Ann 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896 1
Clark, Dougan, d.1896 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
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Coffin, Charles F. (Charles Fisher), 1823-1916 1
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College Park Association of Friends 1
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Cope, Morris, 1800-1892 1
Cope, Samuel 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
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Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
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Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
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Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
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