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Daniel Neall papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-086
Identifier: SFHL-SC-086


This collection comprises the letters and papers of Daniel Neall. Included are essays on various academic subjects, poems, and an account of the life of his father, Daniel Neall. Also included are personal letters of Daniel Neall, and papers relating to the 50th Anniversary convention of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1883. Minutes of this meeting are included, as well as letters relating to its organization, from Edward M. Davis, Mary Grew, and Dillwyn Parrish. Among these are letters mentioning John Greenleaf Whittier, and also the destruction of Pennsylvania Hall. Letters from Samuel T. Pickard relate to family history.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1834-1977- 1834-1884


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Biographical / Historical

Daniel Neall Jr. was a Philadelphia Quaker dentist active in the anti-slavery movement. Born in 1817, he was the son of Daniel and Sarah M. Neall. In 1839 he married Cecilia Anderson. In 1883, as secretary of the American Anti-slavery Society, he helped organize the conference that celebrated the society's 50th anniversary. Among his close friends were notable abolitionists John Greenleaf Whittier and Mary Grew. Daniel Neall died in 1894.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (6 folders.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Emily Neall Bartlett. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1977.

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