Conrow-Hunt Family Correspondence
Contains three letters, 1786-1787, with later manuscript copies, to Quaker minister and diarist, John Hunt, from Darling Conrow. John Hunt added a biographical note concerning Conrow to the final letter. Also contains a letter, 1886, concerning Hunt genealogy.
- Hunt, John, 1740-1824 (Contributor, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Darling Conrow of New Jersey was paralyzed in a fall. In his last years, he came to study and admire the writings and teachings of Quaker minister, John Hunt, especially Hunt's views on temperance. In 1788, after Conrow's death, his wife and children became members of Evesham Monthly Meeting. Conrow's son later married Hunt's daughter, Esther.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Chris Darlington. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--2001.
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