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Mary B. Parson correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-014

Abstract

This collection includes personal correspondence between Mary B. Parsons and members of the Braithwaite family, primarily Anna and Isaac Braithwaite. Letters concern family matters and, occasionally, meeting activities at Flushing and Kendal and news of Joseph Gurney and Elizabeth Fry. Other correspondents include J. Bevan Braithwaite and Martha G. Braithwaite.

Dates

  • 1843-1878

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Mary B. Parsons was a birthright Quaker born in 1813, the daughter of Samuel and Mary Parsons of New York. She was a member of Flushing Monthly Meeting and died in 1878.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (8 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Anna H. Parsons. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1941.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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