Wrightstown Preparative Meeting Records
Scope and Contents
Records include: Hicksite women's minutes, 1832-1854.
Language of Materials
Records entirely in English
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.
Copyright and Rights Information
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
A meeting for Friends in Wrightstown was established by Neshaminy [Middletown] Monthly Meeting in 1686. A preparative meeting was established in 12mo, 1722/3. In 1724, the meeting for worship and preparative meeting were transferred to Buckingham Monthly Meeting, then to Wrightstown Monthly Meeting in 1734. At the time of the Separation, two branches of Wrightstown Preparative Meeting were formed. In 1833, Wrightstown Preparative Meeting (Orthodox) was transferred to Buckingham Monthly Meeting. It was discontinued in 1850; its members were attached to Buckingham Preparative Meeting. The meeting for worship was discontinued in 1869. Wrightstown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite) was discontinued in 1886
This collection is stored at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Wrightstown Preparative Meeting Records
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
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