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Provident Society for Employing the Poor account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-025
Overview

The Treasurer's account book for the Provident Society for Employing the Poor records deposits, withdrawals for payments, and account balances for the accounts of the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. The inside cover includes a description of the duties of the Treasurer for the Society, and lists of the board of managers of the Society for different years.

Dates: 1824-1925

Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting account of the Separation

 Collection — othertype: SC-275
Identifier: SFHL-SC-275
Abstract

The collection contains two detailed draft manuscript reports of the events and proceedings in Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting and the Quarterly Meeting with attention to property and control of the records.

Dates: 1827-1829

Rhoads & Wing letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-031
Overview

This letterbook contains the correspondence between William G. Rhoads, Samuel Rhoads, and Asa Wing. The volume includes both personal and business correspondence.

Dates: 1868-1881

John Richards letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-016
Overview Each volume of John Richards's letterbooks contains business correspondence related to his work as an Indian Agent in Kansas. All letters are written by John Richards, and the majority of letters are addressed to Enoch Hoag, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs. In addition to Enoch Hoag, correspondence in Richards's letterbooks is addressed to the following: Dunlap & Flora, Russell Shlickler, James Haworth, F. Buckley, Robert Ferris, George P. Laflin, Henry Breiner, General Davidson,...
Dates: 1870-1876

Edward Savery manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-079
Overview

This history of Middletown Friends Meeting spans from 1686 to 1986, and begins by describing how early Friends in Chester County met in family homes, and the history of building the meeting house in 1699. The history describes the Middletown Meeting's reactions to various historical issues, including European American treatment of Native Americans and slavery and abolition. At the back of the volume is a Middletown Monthly Meeting Membership List from February, 1986.

Dates: 1986

Scattergood family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Overview

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

Joseph Scattergood diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-063
Overview

Joseph Scattergood, an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting, was a signer of the first letter of concern by the Elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching (1822). Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.

Dates: 1792-1820

Henry Hale G. Sharpless diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-068
Overview

Four of Henry Hale G. Sharpless's diaries are travel diaries that describe his travels throughout the eastern United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The remaining three diaries describe Sharpless's daily life at home in Pennsylvania, and on his farm outside Philadelphia.

Dates: 1841-1870

John Shoemaker journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-071
Overview

John Shoemaker was a Quaker minister. Shoemaker's journals detail his religious visits throughout North America. Entries generally describe travel between destinations, families that host Shoemaker and his companions throughout their travels, and descriptions of Quaker meetings attended and Quaker families visited.

Dates: 1805-1893; Majority of material found within 1805 - 1815

Mary Williams Shoemaker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-139
Overview Mary Williams Shoemaker (1861-1953) was a Quaker philanthropist from Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Williams) Shoemaker. The collection contains chiefly journals (1934-1945) and correspondence (1914-1953) relating to Shoemaker's support of Quaker historical, educational, and social service agencies; together with correspondence of her brother, Thomas Howard Shoemaker (1851-1936), relating to his historical interests and civic activities. Includes deeds...
Dates: 1860-1957

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
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Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
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Chapman, Isaac 1
Childs, Isaac 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
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Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
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Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Marietta, Jack D. 1
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Matlack, Tamar Roberts 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
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Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Say, Thomas, 1709-1796 1
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