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Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents...
Dates: 1755-1833

Collection of Rufus Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-066
Abstract This collection includes letters and printed materials relating to Rufus Jones. Included are photocopies of letters commenting on or criticizing The American Friend of which Rufus Jones was editor. Among these are a letter from Henry Stanley Neuman, editor of The Friend, regarding the state of the Society in England, and a letter from Walter Malone relating events at Ohio Yearly Meeting in 1894. Letters from R.L. Kelly, Joseph Moore, David Hadley, and Thomas Newlin discuss The American...
Dates: 1894-1947?

George M. Justice Memorandums, 1825-1861

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-298
Overview

George M. Justice was a successful Philadelphia merchant and important Hicksite Quaker. Beginning in 1825 until shortly before his death, he kept volumes of memorandum reflecting his thoughts on religion, the Hicksite Separation and its aftermath in Philadelphia, family information, astronomy, slavery, and other topics.

Dates: 1825-1861

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-115
Abstract

This collection consists of documents relating to the withdrawal of Elizabeth Sellers from the Society of Friends and her subsequent disownment. Included is a letter from to Darby Monthly Meeting explaining her reasons for leaving the Society of Friends. In the letter she accuses Quakers of failing to take action on issues of temperance, pacifism, and abolition. Also included are genealogical notes on the Sellers family.

Dates: 1845-1851 & n.d

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Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1