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Longshore-Williams family correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-076
Identifier: SFHL-SC-076
Abstract This collection includes letters written to Mary W. Longshore from the family of her sister, Martha Williams, after the Williams moved from Pennsylvania to Warsaw, Ohio. Included are letters from her sister, brother-in-law, Isaac B. Williams, and nephews, Jonathon and Jeremiah. These letters relate family and local news, and news about the temperance and anti-slavery movements. A letter from Isaac B. Williams, dated 1861, relates his thoughts on the prospect of civil war. A letter from Dr....
Dates: 1840-1965-bulk 1840-1861

Manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-122
Overview

This collection is comprised of original and typed transcripts of manumissions of enslaved people.

Dates: 1771-1780

Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

"Thoughts on Slavery"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-071
Overview

In his essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," John Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in the United States, as well as a short history of slavery in the United States, and the responsibilities of the United States government to those they are oppressing through slavery.

Dates: 1800

John Parrish diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-053
Overview

John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1796-1805

Pennsylvania Hall Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-074
Overview The Pennsylvania Hall Association was a stockholders association formed in 1837 to erect a building in Philadelphia dedicated “to Liberty and the Rights of Man.” Many of the primary movers behind the Association were Quakers involved in the anti-slavery movement. The building was opened on May 14, 1838, and, as a symbol of the abolitionist movement, was destroyed by an angry mob on May 17, 1838. This collection contains minutes of the Board of Managers of the Association, 1838-1847,...
Dates: 1837-1899 (bulk 1837-1849)

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on Race Relations and its predecessors (1919-1970)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/800
Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview

Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).

Dates: 1921-1969

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

 Collection — othertype: SC-238
Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

Elizabeth Sellers Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-115
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

Enos and Hannah Sharpless family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-117
Identifier: SFHL-SC-117
Abstract

This collection contains family papers and correspondence of Enos and Hannah Sharpless including two copy books of the latter. The letters primarily concern family matters. Two documents of note are a letter from Johnson Knight concerning the Quaker testimony on slavery and a pass issued for an enslaved person bought by Enos Sharpless in order to be liberated.

Dates: 1790-1861

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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Bacon, George 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark family 1
Clark, Edward M. 1
Clark, Lucy S. 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969) 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Beliefs into Actions Program 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Friends Chester Project 1
Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : Philadelphia, Pa. : 1929-1969). Green Circle Program 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Earlham College 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Free Produce Association of Friends, of New-York Yearly Meeting 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Freedmen's Association 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Frost, Gideon, 1798-1880 1
Frost, Mary W. (Mary Willets), 1803-1847 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Fussell, Alice, 1871-1955 1
Fussell, Linnaeus, 1842-1907 1
Garret family 1
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Groth, Mary Coates 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hambleton family 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Jackson, Isaac 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
Jones, Samuel 1
Kenyatta, Muhammed, d. 1992 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kimberton Boarding School 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Knight, Johnson 1
Ladd, Benjamin 1
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 1
Lewis, Mariann, 1819-1866 1
Longshore family 1
Longshore, J.S. (Joseph Skelton), 1809-1879 1
Longshore, Mary W. ((Mary White)), 1792-1860 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
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