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Hoskins family letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-034
Abstract This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of the Hoskins family. The primary correspondents in the volume are members of the Hoskins family, though quite a number of the letters are directed to Benjamin H. Warder. Most of the letters were written in the 18th century, but some are from the 19th century. A number of them are religious in nature, while others deal with service in the ministry or visiting Friends, and some deal with states of health and mortality. The letters...
Dates: 1729-1864

George & Ann Jones notebook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-019
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume manuscript notebook, with notes related to a disturbance at the Mulberry Street House, when George and Ann Jones held an evening meeting, in 1826. According to the first entry, at a meeting of the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, a committee was created for “ascertaining the facts, and enquiring into the cause of the disturbance which occurred in the vicinity of our meeting house a few weeks since.” The notebook records the meetings...
Dates: 1826-1827

"A Brief Account of Thomas Kite"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-057

The biographical account of Thomas Kite describes Kite's early life, his convincement (conversion to Quakerism), and his testimonies against Elias Hicks during the Hicksite-Orthodox separation.

Dates: Undated.

Mary Ann Lloyd letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-013

The letterbook of Mary Ann Lloyd includes correspondence between Daniel Wheeler and his daughter Jane Wheeler, as well as a copy of a letter from Daniel Wheeler to Elias Yarnall, dated 1840.

Dates: 1832-1840

Richard Mott papers

Identifier: HC.MC-961

Chiefly letters (1799-1853) by Richard and Abigail Mott addressed to Margaret Allinson (later Parker), John Cox, William Rotch, Jr., Samuel B. Toby and others, as well as letters (1799-1856) to Richard Mott from Richard Carpenter, John Cox, Jonathan and Thomas Evans, Joseph John Gurney, John Pease, William Rotch, Jr. and other. Topics discussed include Elias Hicks and the Separation of 1827-1828, John Wilbur and the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Dates: 1799 - 1863

Roberts Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-960

Letters, diaries, genealogical material and legal papers of the 19th century Quaker Roberts, Hooton and related families.

Dates: 1709 - 1937

Robinson Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1136

Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Dates: 1723 - circa 1980

Joseph Scattergood diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-063

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

"Some Account of Baltimore Yearly Meeting 1825"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-003

This collection is composed of the single, handwritten document by an unknown author. It reads similiarly to minutes that may have been taken. It also includes a note on the inside that "The Individuals to whose names the * is attached in the following sheets were acive and influential "Hicksites" at the time or afterwards" [Emphasis theirs].

Dates: 1825

Mary King Swayne letters

Identifier: HC.MC-1346

The collection contains handwritten letters from and to Mary King Swayne, the wife of Joel Swayne, a Quaker missionary to the Onondaga Tribe of Upstate New York. The letters cover family life and discussions on religion, including the Hicksite Schism.

Dates: 1807 - 1864

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