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Amy Grace Mekeel papers concerning Conservative Friends, New York Yearly Meeting

 Collection — othertype: SC-286
Identifier: SFHL-SC-286
Overview

The collectionn contains Mekeel's notes and abstracts concerning Quaker meetings in the Scipio and Farmington Quarterly Meetings of New York Yearly Meeting, particularly concerning the various nineteenth century Orthodox separations. There is also a small group of correspondence focused on Quaker meeting records.

Dates: 1946 - 1968

Caleb McComber correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-260
Identifier: SFHL-SC-260

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

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

 Collection — othertype: SC-220
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

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