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Mahlon Day collection of publications

 Collection — othertype: SC-183
Identifier: SFHL-SC-183


Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.


  • Creation: 1821-1852


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Mahlon Day was an Orthodox Quaker printer and bookseller of New York City. He and his wife, Mary, joined the Society of Friends in 1820, and Mahlon Day travelled in the ministry with Joseph John Gurney. His press produced many tracts for New York Yearly and Monthly Meetings.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (26 items (1 folder)))

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

Related / Analytical Title

Rhymes for the Nursery by the Authors of Original Poems.

Related / Analytical Title

Little Ellen and Other Pleasing Poetic Tales by A.L. of New-port, R.I.

Related / Analytical Title

Little Picture Book.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Script of description

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