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William Z. Shetter Bloomington Monthly Meeting Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-219
Overview William Z. Shetter (b. 1927) is Professor of Germanic Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. He is an active member of the Society of Friends, and served as clerk of Bloomington Monthly Meeting for two terms, 1982-1985 and 1992-1995. During his first tenure as clerk, he kept a detailed personal journal, recording all that was going on in the Meeting as well as his thoughts and perceptions. During his second tenure, the Meeting decided to take under its care the marriage of a...
Dates: 1982-1993

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview

The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Dates: 1822 - 1836

Nicholas Hallock papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted...
Dates: 1835-1884

Joseph Hoag Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-199
Overview Joseph Hoag (1762-1846) was a New York and Vermont Quaker minister who regarded himself as a traditional Friend, opposing both Elias Hicks and Joseph Gurney. He is best known for his "Vision" of 1803 which predicted an American Civil War, and his Journal, the publication of which in 1860 precipitated a schism at Scipio Monthly Meeting into Otisite and Kingite groups. His wife, Huldah Hoag (1762-1850), was also a Quaker minister, as were many of his ten children. The collection contains the...
Dates: 1813-1864

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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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

Samuel Parsons correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-229
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the...
Dates: 1805-1831

Taylor Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1233
Overview

This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.

Dates: 1737-1999

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955), Representative Meeting session concerning Luke Woodard

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-216
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and notes concerning the special session of New York Yearly Meeting, Representative Meeting, held 4 mo. 28, 1881.

Dates: 1881

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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
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Bloomington Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Bloomington, Ind.) 1
Bronner, Anne Taylor 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Coffin, Narcissa B. (Narcissa Battey), 1818-1892 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Edmunds, Albert J. (Albert Joseph) 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hallock family 1
Hallock, Nicholas, 1785-1853 1
Haverford College 1
Hoag family 1
Hoag, Huldah, 1762-1850 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jacob, Edward H. 1
Jacob, Emma Taylor 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Marlborough Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Hicksite: 1828-1847 : Milton, N.Y.) 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). Representative Meeting 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Richie, Edward 1
Richie, Sarah A. 1
Savery, Thomas H. 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Shetter, William Z. 1
Shipley, Ann 1
Taylor family 1
Taylor, Elizabeth Richie 1
Taylor, Francis Richards 1
Taylor, George Washington 1
Taylor, Hubert Richie 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Woodard, Luke, 1832-1925 1
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