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Hull family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-255
Identifier: SFHL-SC-255
Abstract

The collection contains papers of the George Hull family of Gasport, New York. It includes sermons by George Hull dated 1913, miscellaneous Gasport Friends Church notices, 1910-1930; acknowledgements for donations to Friends Relief Mission, 1920-1921; family prohibition concert poster and other temperance ephemera; postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and miscellaneous material.

Dates: 1910-1930

Ann Jones Papers

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

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

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

 Collection — othertype: SC-254
Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

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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