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The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.
William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776”
This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript which describes Jackson’s interviews with Quaker slaveholders in Maryland. The volume is organized by the names of individuals that Jackson interviewed, their reasons for owning slaves, and whether or not they were determined to maintain ownership, or could be persuaded to set them free.
This collection contains correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.
In his essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," John Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in the United States, as well as a short history of slavery in the United States, and the responsibilities of the United States government to those they are oppressing through slavery.
John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and editor, as well as an involved abolitionist. He was a delegate to the Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, a member of the State Legislature in 1835, founded the antislavery Liberty party in 1840, and ran for Congress in 1842. Topics covered in Whittier's letterbook include news of health and family, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.
- Quakers 5
- Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 5
- Quaker abolitionists 4
- correspondence 2
- manuscripts (documents) 2
- American poetry 1
- Antislavery movements -- History 1
- Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- History 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 1
- Poetry 1
- Prisons -- United States 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Maryland 1
- Slave labor 1
- Slavery -- United States 1
- Temperance 1
- diaries 1
- scrapbooks 1
- travel literature 1 ∧ less
- Allinson family 1
- Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
- Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
- Jackson, Isaac 1
- Jones, Benjamin S. 1