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Certificates of Removal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-951-01
Abstract

This collection is comprised of original and photocopied Quaker certificates of removal.

Dates: 1667-1845

Isaac Chapman letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-003
Abstract

Contains business correspondence, particularly related to the buying and selling of real estate, and information related to financial accounts and investments. Letter writers include Henry R. Fell, James Buchanan, Edward Roberts, James Barten, E.W. Clark, Joseph Satterthwaite, Thomas Miller, Ellwood Lewis, Charles Meyers, Benjamin Scattergood, and William Hill.

Dates: 1874-1904

"The Vision of Isaac Childs"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-019
Abstract

This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."

Dates: 1757

"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

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.

Earnest Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1901-1904

Elizabeth Reeve Evans diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-024
Abstract

Diary entries describe social calls, the health of family and friends, the weather, Quaker meetings, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates: 1882-1899

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Abstract

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

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Penn, William, 1644-1718 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Scattergood, Joseph 3
Haines, John S. 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
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Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
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Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Barclay, Rachel, 1743-1792 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Barclay, Robert, 1751-1830 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Chapman, Isaac 1
Childs, Isaac 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
Comfort, Howard 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Elkinton family 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
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Friends Historical Commission 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Haverford College 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Hoskins, Jane 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Hunt, William 1
Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Marietta, Jack D. 1
Matlack family 1
Matlack, Mordecai 1
Matlack, Tamar Roberts 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlin, Rachel H. 1
North House 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pemberton, Henry 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
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Penrose, William 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Price family 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Proud, Robert, 1728-1813 1
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Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends (1828- : Plainfield, N.J.) 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
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Richards, John 1
Savery, Edward 1
Say, Thomas, 1709-1796 1
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Smith, Joseph 1
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Taylor, George Washington 1
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