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Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.
Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.
Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.
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.
This collection is comprised of three volumes of the travel journals of Margaret Jenkins. The first volume describes Jenkins's voyage from New York to San Francisco, and her voyage home from San Francisco to New York via Liverpool. The remaining two volumes describe Margaret Jenkins's trip to the Himalayan Mountains in 1911 and 1912, to visit her cousin, who was a missionary there.
William Kennard was a Quaker minister of Somerset Monthly Meeting. Kennard's diary records his travels through Ohio, Michigan, New York, Canada, Connecticut, Vermont, and Pennsylvania, including travel by rail, steam and canal boat, and coach, and comments on visits to Quaker Meetings and with Friends.
Mary Shackleton Leadbeater was an Irish Quaker poet and author. Her diary was written for Sarah Dillwyn, and entitled "A Tour Through the Northern Part of England." Entries describe Leadbeater's arrival in Dublin, her voyage to England, including a description of the ship and passengers, her arrival in Liverpool, and her travels to see various Friends throughout London and Northern England.
Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.
John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.
John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Native American issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England from 1750 to 1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated from 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended and social visits with Friends and family.
- Quakers -- Diaries 22
- Quakers -- History 20
- Quaker women 3
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
- Seneca Indians 3
- Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 3
- England 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Rhode Island 2
- Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
- Women and religion 2
- Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 2
- African Americans 1
- Americans -- Travel -- England -- History -- 19th century 1
- Authors, Irish 1
- Canada 1
- Europe -- Description and travel 1
- France 1
- India 1
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Iowa 1
- Middle East -- Description and travel 1
- New York (State) 1
- Peace 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quaker missionaries 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Quakers -- Michigan 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Six Nations -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 1
- Tourism -- History 1
- Women authors 1
- Women travelers 1
- World politics 1 ∧ less
- Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
- Simmons, Henry 2
- Andrews, Peter 1
- Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
- Emlen, Samuel 1
- Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
- Hodgson, William 1
- Jenkins, Margaret 1
- Kennard, William 1
- Leadbeater, Mary 1
- Lindsey, Robert 1
- Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
- Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
- Robson, Walter 1
- Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
- Scattergood, Rebecca 1
- Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
- Seebohm, Benjamin 1
- Selleck, George A. 1
- Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 1
- Sharpless, Joshua 1
- Shipley, Ann 1
- Shoemaker, John 1
- Stephenson, Isaac 1
- Swayne, Joel 1
- Walton, Joseph 1
- Whitall, John Siddons 1
- Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1 ∧ less