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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 — othertype: SC-058
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]

Hoskins family letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-034
Overview 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

Hannah Hurnard family letters

 Collection — othertype: SC-062
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

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
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

Collection of papers concerning John Jackson

 Collection — othertype: SC-064
Identifier: SFHL-SC-064
Abstract This is an artificial collection of papers concerning John Jackson, his spiritual teachings, and his religious mission to the West Indies. Included are essays by an unknown author, regarding John Jackson's views on Quaker ministry and doctrine as presented in his work"A Dissertation.. on Christian Ministry." An eight part manuscript entitled "Some account of the life and labors of John Jackson" is also unsigned. Also included is a bound volume of copies of letters written by John Jackson to...
Dates: 1840-1900

Asa M. Janney family papers

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-310
Overview The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of the Virginia Quaker family of Asa M. Janney. The letters contain family news and note Quaker concerns and activities. Of special interest are letters from Asa's older brother, Samuel M. Janney, noted Quaker minister, author and abolitionist. Also included are an account book of Janney's Forest Mills flour mill, 1860-1862; a Swarthmore College student notebook kept by his grandson, Thomas Janney Brown; and a notebook of...
Dates: 1831 - 1950

Samuel M. Janney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Jennings-Clark-Eldridge Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-076
Overview Hannah A. Jennings was the daughter of Phebe (Glover) and John Clark of Gloucester, N.J. She married Levi Jennings, a bricklayer, in 1832. The collection contains correspondence (1805-1861), household accounts, and miscellaneous papers of Hannah A. Jennings, her husband, Levi Jennings, and her mother, Phebe (Glover) Clark Eldridge. Includes a manuscript account of a sermon by Priscilla Hunt at Merion in 1823, the renunciation of Maria Emily (Imlay) by Ann Jones in 1826, and letters...
Dates: 1768-1871

Ann Jones Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-251
Identifier: SFHL-SC-251
Overview

This collection contains letters and other manuscripts relating to visits of English Friends to America in the 1820s and the controversies which led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation. Also included are letters from Elizabeth Rathbone, Liverpool, England, to "My Beloved Uncle;" Joseph Bringhurst, Philadelphia, to "My Esteemed Friend;" also Abel Thomas to Thomas and Mary Wistar (copy) as well as some miscellaneous Quaker papers.

Dates: 1793 - 1831

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Diaries -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 1
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Jewish women 1
Justice family 1
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Names
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 17
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 4
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Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 3
Jones, Ann, 1774-1846 3
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 3
Mott, John, 1783-1848 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Poole, William, 1764-1829 3
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Ford, Alice, 1906- 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Janney family 2
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 2
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 2
Mather family 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Mott, Richard, 1767-1856 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 2
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Price, Benjamin, 1793-1872 2
Roberts family 2
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 2
Walker family 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 2
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Bates, Elisha, 1781-1861 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Bringhurst, Deborah, 1773-1844 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Bristol Friends' School 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Canby, Isaiah 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 1
Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842 1
Claypoole, Jane 1
Cleaver family 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1758-1829 1
Cleaver, Ellis, 1801-1874 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1729-1785 1
Cleaver, Ezekiel, 1757-1832 1
Cleaver, Sarah, 1755-1820 1
Cleaver, Solomon, 1797-1865 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly family 1
Comly, John, 1831-1916 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
Cresson, Sarah 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Charles, 1870- 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Fennell, George, b.1787 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 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
Fisher, Hannah Logan 1
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