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"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview

This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Dates: Undated.

George & Ann Jones notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-019
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript notebook, with notes related to a disturbance at the Mulberry Street House, when George and Ann Jones held an evening meeting, in 1826. According to the first entry, at a meeting of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, a committee was created for “ascertaining the facts, and enquiring into the cause of the disturbance which occurred in the vicinity of our meeting house a few weeks since.” The notebook records the meetings...
Dates: 1826-1827

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  • Subject: Quakers -- History X
  • Subject: manuscripts (documents) X
  • Names: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) X

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Indians of North America 1
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Sharpless, Joshua 1