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"The Trial of William Penn"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-023
Abstract

The script of Columbia Broadcasting Company's 1950 production of "The Trial of William Penn" is a dramatic retelling of the last day of Penn's trial.

Dates: 1950

Comfort family financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Dates: 1803-1912

Comfort family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typed genealogy of the Comfort family, compiled by Anne H. Cresson in 1902, largely based on a family tree prepared by John S. Comfort. It also includes some short biographical sketches of the families, as well as typed notes from Cresson's work.

Dates: 1902

Howard Comfort diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-012
Abstract

Howard Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business. Each volume is a small “pocket diary,” and entries include lists of assignments and readings for class, notes, and quoted excerpts from materials Comfort had read, as well as descriptions of social calls and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1867-1870

"Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-024
Abstract

William Wistar Comfort's draft manuscripts of his book, "Just Among Friends: The Quaker Way of Life" describe the Quaker way of life, and the influence Quakers have had on issues of tolerance, peace, and economic and social justice. The manuscript includes Wistar's notes and edits, and the collection includes promotional materials related to the book's publication.

Dates: 1940

"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-137
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled



"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandsons. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States" in Byberry Friends' Library.

Dates: Undated.

Rebecca Conard commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-006
Abstract

The commonplace book of Rebecca Conard includes poetry, extracts on religious and moral topics, and hymns.

Dates: 1827

Sarah Conard commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-007
Abstract

The commonplace book of Sarah Conard includes extracts and reflections concerning religion, friendship, virtue, and hope. It also includes a memorandum for Charles William and extracts from "Complaint of an African Woman."

Dates: 1815-1819

Enion Cook papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-007
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of three volumes of materials related to Enion Cook, including a notebook, a memorandum book describing Quaker ministers, and a volume written by one of his descendants, which provides some brief biographical information.

Dates: 1836-1839

David Cooper memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-108
Abstract

David Cooper wrote his memoir during his later years, when his health was failing, so that his children would be able to reference an account of his life after his death. A note on the inside cover reads: "A Gift of David Cooper to his daughter Martha Allinson." In the memoir, Cooper recounts his early life, his family history, his marriage, the birth of his children, his Quakerism, his struggles with his faith, his work as a representative in 1761, and his attendance at Quaker Meetings.

Dates: 1724-1795

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Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 4
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
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Lloyd, Mary Ann 3
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