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"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Abstract

The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Dates: 1955

Richard Hockley letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-009
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Richard Hockley and contains business correspondence. The majority of letters in the volume are written by Richard Hockley on his travels for the business interests of Thomas Hyam, a London merchant. Letters are written from a variety of locations, including Barbados, Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1737-1742, 1965-1967

Mary Kite commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-060
Abstract

The commonplace book of Mary Kite includes extracts from her diary, correspondence, and an account of a religious visit to North Carolina. Diary entries concern family news, as well as Kite's attendance at Quaker meetings and social events.

Dates: 1831-1851

Joseph Mendenhall papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-128
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of lively letters by Joseph Mendenhall, a Quaker bachelor, to his cousin. They are written from Lawrence, Kansas, between 1882 and 1903, on topics ranging from Quaker ministers, the possibility of less plainness in meetinghouses, and many details about episodes in his or others' lives.

Dates: 1882-1903

Newlin family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-136
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Newlin family. The majority of letters are addressed to Rachel Newlin, written by her brothers, Nicholas and William, and her sister, Hannah Ann Walter. The letters discuss family news, social calls, and events attended, particularly marriages in the Quaker community.

Dates: 1839-1846

Sansom Perot papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-147
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, and legal records of Sansom Perot Morris. The collection includes hand drawn maps of property, copies of Sansom Perot's will, loose financial documents, rent contracts, deeds, and correspondence.

Dates: 1842-1872

Isaac Proctor papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-151
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.

Dates: 1790-1830

Scattergood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Abstract

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

Thomas family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-170
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single folder of the papers of the Thomas family, and includes a letter from Thomas Jones of Haverford Monthly Meeting to Chester Monthly Meeting, documents related to the execution of a will, and a document pertaining to the purchase of land in 1682 by John Thomas and Edward Jones.

Dates: 1697-1700