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Peru Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-P491

Scope and Contents

Records of Peru Monthly Meeting, 1799-1867. Includes men's minutes 1828-67, women's minutes 1799-1866, vital records 1799-1839, and property records 1838.

Dates

  • 1799-1867

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Peru Monthly Meeting was set off from Darby Monthly Meeting by Saratoga (later Easton) Quarterly Meeting in 1799. In 1810 it became part of Ferrisburgh Quarterly Meeting. In 1828 it divided into Hicksite and Orthodox branches. The Hicksite branch was attached to Easton Quarterly Meeting when Ferrisburgh Quarterly Meeting was laid down in 1846, and continued until it was laid down in 1867; its members were attached to Saratoga Monthly Meeting.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (5 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

Records of Peru Monthly Meeting, 1799-1867. Includes men's minutes 1828-67, women's minutes 1799-1866, vital records 1799-1839, and property records 1838.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1 1828-67; Women's minutes: 2.1 1799-1833, 2.2 1833-66; Vital records: 3.1 marriage and removal certificates 1799-1839, 3.2 marriage intentions (digest) 1799-1833; Finance and Property: 4.1 Correspondence re: division of property 1838.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF PERU MONTHLY MEETING (HICKSITE)
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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