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Joshua L. Baily commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-005
Overview

Joshua Longstreth Baily (1826-1916) was a Quaker merchant in the dry goods business, and was involved in African American causes, peace issues, and temperance. Volume 1 contains extracts organized by topics such as: benevolence, courage, doing for Jesus, fear, forgiveness, honesty, lying, missionaries, prayer, resignation, and truthfulness. Volume 2 contains extracts of essays on literature and copied poems.

Dates: Undated.

Sarah Wistar Cope commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-008
Overview

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."

Dates: 1824

Deborah Haines commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-018
Overview

The commonplace book of Deborah Haines includes poetry, short stories, and hymns, all religious in nature.

Dates: 1753

Hartshorne, Haines & Rodman family commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-019
Overview

The commonplace book of the Hartshorne, Haines, and Rodman families includes quotes and extracts related to religion and morals, including extracts of the Pilgrim's Progress. The specific author is unknown.

Dates: Undated.

Lloyd family commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-023
Overview

The Lloyd family commonplace books include extracts, poetry, and literary quotes.

Dates: 1815-1858

Matlack family commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-053
Overview

The commonplace books of the Matlack family largely focus on Elias Hicks.

Dates: Undated.

John Morton commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-026
Overview

The commonplace book of John Morton includes a copy of the will of Edward Warton, recipes for colored dyes, and excerpts organized by topic, including solitude, Barclay's apology, and Paradise Lost.

Dates: Undated.

Mary Ann Newbold commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-059
Overview

The commonplace book of Mary Ann Newbold contains extracts concerning nature, religion, and friendship.

Dates: 1824-1829

Rebecca Peirce commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-028
Overview

The commonplace book of Rebecca Peirce includes excerpts of letters on friendship, prayers, extracts from the writing of William Grover, extracts of a letter from Samuel Fothergill, and extracts from Sherwood's "Lady of the Manor."

Dates: 1824

Annie Pim commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-029
Overview

The commonplace book of Annie Pim Cope, a Quaker, includes poetry and extracts of literature and correspondence, mainly religious in nature.

Dates: 1857-1864