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Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.

Dates: 1835-1865

George Dillwyn commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-009
Overview

George Dillwyn was a Quaker minister, and his commonplace book includes poetry, short stories, hymns, extracts from letters and meeting minutes, and quotes from famous authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer. The majority of the volume is composed of lists of extracts organized by topic, including topics such as: anger, affectation, old age, ambition, abstinence, religion, books, revenge, praise, sincerity, death, and temperance.

Dates: Undated

Thomas Fisher commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-011
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Thomas Fisher. It includes poetry, copies of letters, and extracts.

Dates: Undated.

Samuel Garrigues commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-014
Overview

The commonplace book of Samuel Garrigues includes extracts of minutes by Thomas Brown, Quaker testimonies, memorandum of Thomas Brown's last illness, and an Account of Ann Parrish. The volume also contains copies of letters written by Samuel Fothergill, Frances Dodshon, Thomas Lloyd, and Samuel Neale.

Dates: 1757-1820

Charles Edward Gause papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-082
Overview

This collection is comprised mostly of journals that Charles Edward Gause wrote, including during travels with friends. There are also some letters.

Dates: 1883-1940

Emily Jermyn commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-021
Overview The commonplace book of Emily Jermyn features hand copied excerpts from manuscripts in the Friends Reference Library, London. It is largely comprised of the letters and journal entries, religious in nature, of the following Quakers: Christopher Taylor, Henry Fell, Bridget Fell, Margaret Fell, John Rous, John Abraham, Leonard Fell, Ann Cleaton, Edward Burrough, Thomas Taylor, James Nayler, George Fox, Francis Howgill, Gervase Benson, John Lawson, Mary Pease, Joshua Nicholson, Thomas...
Dates: Undated.

Rebecca Jones commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-022
Overview

The commonplace book of Rebecca Jones includes extracts from H.F.'s manuscript, Samuel Fothergill's remarks upon Cornelius Cayley's application to Friends of Leed's Meeting, the manuscript found among the papers of Thomas Wilson, a sermon preached by Luke Cock at York, the Vision of William Bayley, and the Quaker testimonies of Samuel Fothergill and Rachel Wilson. The volume also includes copied letters to Friends of the Women's Meeting in Dublin, and a letter to Catherine Payton.

Dates: 1786

Mary Kite commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Dates: 1831-1851

Matlack family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-053
Overview

The commonplace books of the Matlack family largely focus on Elias Hicks.

Dates: Undated.

Morris family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Overview

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.

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