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Allinson Family Papers
George Dillwyn commonplace book
George Dillwyn was a Quaker minister, and his commonplace book includes poetry, short stories, hymns, extracts from letters and meeting minutes, and quotes from famous authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer. The majority of the volume is composed of lists of extracts organized by topic, including topics such as: anger, affectation, old age, ambition, abstinence, religion, books, revenge, praise, sincerity, death, and temperance.
Thomas Fisher commonplace book
This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Thomas Fisher. It includes poetry, copies of letters, and extracts.
Emily Jermyn commonplace book
Mary Kite commonplace book
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.
Matlack family commonplace books
The commonplace books of the Matlack family largely focus on Elias Hicks.
Caleb Raper commonplace book
The commonplace book of Caleb Raper is religious in nature, and contains copied bible verses, religious poetry, prayers, and letters. According to the notes on the first and last pages of the volume, the original commonplace book, written in Caleb Rapper's hand, was written in 1711. This volume was copied in 1747 by Raper's nephew, Richard Smith. There is also a single photocopy.
Smith family commonplace book
This commonplace book features writings from the Smith family.
Spencer Family papers
The 19th century correspondence and commonplace books of members of the Quaker Spencer family.
- Quakers -- History 7
- Quakers 6
- Poetry 3
- diaries 3
- Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
- Aging 1
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Literature 1
- Memorials 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Travel 1
- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Temperance 1 ∧ less
- Allinson family 1
- Allinson, Margaret 1
- Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
- Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
- Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
- Allison family 1
- Burlington Company Association 1
- Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
- Fisher, Thomas 1
- Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
- Jermyn, Emily 1
- Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
- Matlack family 1
- Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 1
- Raper, Caleb 1
- Smith, John, 1722-1771 1
- Smith, Richard 1
- Spencer family 1 ∧ less