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New York Yearly Meeting collection of papers concerning slavery

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-284
Overview

The collection contains a small number of miscellaneous papers relating to efforts within New York Yearly Meeting to support the manumission of enslaved people, abolition, and education of formerly enslaved people, 1778-1870. Most are copies of reports presented to New York Monthly Meeting or to the Yearly Meeting, compiled as a reference file.

Dates: 1778 - 1870

Joseph Tallcot correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-186
Abstract

Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.

Dates: 1814-1824

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