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Thomas Evans papers

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Identifier: HC.MC.1324
Overview This collection contains over 240 mainly incoming manuscript letters addressed to Thomas Evans, a Philadelphia druggist, author, editor, Orthodox Quaker minister of Philadelphia and, in 1833, one the founders of Haverford College. The letters, 1823-1859, contain material on his very active role in the Society of Friends and the problems of religious doctrine before and during the Hicksite and Wilburite schisms within the Quaker faith. The collection also includes papers and legal documents...
Dates: 1704 - 1868; Majority of material found within 1823 - 1859

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Susan Foulke diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-026
Overview

Susan Foulke was an Orthodox Quaker and a member of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Entries detail Susan’s daily life and include prayers, religious reflection, descriptions of visits to friends and family in Philadelphia and Burlington, New Jersey, and births, deaths, and marriages within her family and the Quaker community.

Dates: 1814-1840

John Mietou Griscom diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-030
Overview

John M. Grisom was a physician who lived and practiced in Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey. His diary focuses on his attendance at "Friendly Study Group" meetings, a group, according to Griscom, that gathers for "the study of the influences and causes leading to the separation of 1827." Entries describe discussions had at these meetings.

Dates: 1912-1914

William Hodgson Jr. diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-035
Overview

William Hodgson Jr. was a Quaker minister. His diary entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings, visits to schools in Philadelphia, and discussions of the Hicksite separation.

Dates: 1827

Collection of Isaac T. Hopper papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-058
Abstract

This collection includes Isaac T. Hopper's original and photocopied letters and his letterbook. Much of the material concerns his bookselling business and the Hicksite separation. He relates news of figures central to the controversy, including Elisha Bates, Elias Hicks, and Anna Braithwaite. Also included is Hopper's copy of the book, The History of the Life of Thomas Elwood.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1833-1902 [ 1833-1845]

Hannah Hurnard family letters

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-062
Abstract This collection includes the correspondence of Hannah Hurnard and her family, written between Essex, England, and Wilmington, Delaware. The letters document the family's emigration to America, their struggles adapting to life there, and finally their return to England. Letters between Hannah and her sister, Elizabeth Clark, share family and local news. Letters from Mary Thresher relate the activities of Quaker ministers, including Stephen Grellet, Jesse Kersey, and Nathan Hunt. The letters...
Dates: 1804-1836

George & Ann Jones notebook

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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

Mary Ann Lloyd letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-013
Overview

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

John Lockwood correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-074
Abstract

This collection includes the letters of John Lockwood, received primarily from Aaron Leggett in 1827-28. Leggett, a Hicksite, relates business, news, and personal opinions concerning the Hicksite controversy in New York Yearly Meeting. His letters contain heated attacks on Orthodox Quakers, including Samuel Parsons, the Clerk of New York Monthly Meeting, Richard Mott, and Anna Braithwaite. He also gives news of Elias Hicks and of the progress of the Indiana Epistle.

Dates: 1827-1828

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Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
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Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Griscom, John Mietou 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hodgson, William 1
Hunt, Nathan, 1758-1853 1
Hurnard, Hannah, 1778?-1835 1
Hurnard, Robert, b.1774 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Leggett, Aaron, 1792-1860 1
Lockwood, John, 1793?-1859 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 1
Mott, Samuel, b. 1766 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
Paxson family 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Price family 1
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 1
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884 1
Price, Jane, 1791-1876 1
Price, Lydia H., 1827-1907 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
Wharton, William, 1790-1856 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
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