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John Jackson correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-204
Identifier: SFHL-SC-204


Contains primarily correspondence from John Jackson to George and Catherine Truman. Letters are largely religious in content, with reflections on education and the death of his father. Also contains a copy of a letter to William B. Irish, an account of Priscilla Hunt's sermon, and extracts of a letter from Elias Hicks.


  • Creation: 1834-1835


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

John Jackson, son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pa., was a Quaker minister and educator. George Truman (1798-1877), a merchant and dentist, also was a Quaker minister.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (8 folders.))

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Arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1997.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2003.

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