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Samuel Parsons correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-229
Identifier: SFHL-SC-229


The collection contains correspondence received by Samuel Parsons of New York Monthly Meeting. Correspondents include William and Hannah Jackson, ministers of New Garden Monthly Meeting, Pa.; London Friends writing to James Mott, Parsons, and Richard R. Lawrence in response to their report of Friends' activities with native Americans; Samuel Bettle of Philadelphia concerning the Separation, offering advice for New York Yearly Meeting; Daniel Comstock describing the program of study at the Rensselaer School in Troy, NY; and Ann Shipley of Wilmington, Ohio, describing visits from Quaker ministers including John and Elizabeth Meader.


  • Creation: 1805-1831


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Parsons was the son of James and Mary Parsons and in 1806 married Mary Bowne. He was an Orthodox Quaker, serving as an elder and long-time clerk of New York Yearly Meeting; he was Clerk at the time of the Hicksite-Orthodox separation.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (1 folder ; 11 items.))

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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