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Isaac Hacker diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-032

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of three bound, handwritten volumes of Isaac Hacker’s diaries. Entries describe the weather, attendance at Quaker Meetings, social calls from friends and family, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Dates

  • 1809-1818

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Isaac Hacker (1750-1818) was born circa 1750, in Salem, Massachusetts. Hacker was a school administrator in Salem, and a Quaker. In April of 1774, he married Anna Estes. The couple had ten children:

Lydia Chase (February 20, 1775), Rebecca Hacker (February 1, 1777), Hannah Hacker (October 21, 1779), Isaac Hacker (February 12, 1782), William Estes Hacker (August 2, 1784), Isaiah Hacker (April 13, 1787), Springet Penn Hacker (April 18, 1790), Hannah Hacker (July 5, 1792), Elizabeth Hacker (April 24, 1795), and Jeremiah Hacker (July 12, 1799).

Hacker died in September, 1818, at the age of 68.

Extent

0.16 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Isaac Hacker was a Quaker school administrator in Salem, Massachusetts. His diary entries describe the weather, attendance at Quaker Meetings, social calls from friends and family, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

HC.MC.1114 Strawbridge family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.

Title
Isaac Hacker diaries, 1809-1818
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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