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West Laurens Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-NY-W443

Scope and Contents

Includes the minutes of the mens meeting for business, 1810-1832, minutes of the womens meeting for business, 1851-1896, and an account book, 1819-1842.

Dates

  • 1810-1896

Creator

Language of Materials

These records are entirely in English

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Where available, access is through microfilm.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

Butternuts Preparative Meeting was probably indulged as a meeting of worship 10mo 1808 by Duanesburg Monthly Meeting. In 1mo 1810, Butternuts was established as a preparative meeting, as a part of Butternuts Monthly Meeting. At the time of the Separation, Butternuts Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was laid down and all members but one were retained by Orthodox. In 5mo 1881 Butternuts Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) changed its name to Morris Preparative Meeting (Orthodox). In 1889 the meeting continued under the name of West Laurens Preparative Meeting.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (4 volumes)

Overview

Includes the minutes of the mens meeting for business, 1810-1832, minutes of the womens meeting for business, 1851-1896, and an account book, 1819-1842.

Arrangement

Divided into series: Minutes: 1.1. 1810-1820, 1.2. 1820-1832; Women's minutes: 2.1. 1851-1896; Account book: 3.1. 1819-1842.

Custodial History

Transferred from Haviland Records Room by NYYM in 1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, 1997.

Title
RECORDS OF WEST LAURENS PREPARATIVE MEETING
Subtitle
An Inventory of Its Records at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Author
Inventory prepared by: FHL Staff
Date
2007
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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