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Maurice River Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/M380
Identifier: QM-Ph-M380

Scope and Contents

Records of the pre-Separation and Hicksite meetings, 1728-1854, include: minutes of the men's meeting, 1804-1828; women's meeting minutes, 1833-1854; ministers and elders' minutes, 1830-1854; birth and death records, 1728-1854; abstract of births and deaths, 1728-1912; and marriage records, 1805-1844.


  • Creation: 1728-1854


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Maurice River Monthly Meeting was established in 1804 by Salem Quarterly Meeting out of Great Egg Harbor Monthly Meeting and Greenwich Monthly Meeting. The Orthodox monthly meeting was discontinued in 1828; its members were transferred to Greenwich Monthly Meeting (Orthodox). Maurice River Monthly Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1854 and its members transferred to Greenwich Monthly Meeting (Hicksite).


0.5 linear ft.

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Physical Location

This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


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Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting repoductions from Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library