Society of Friends -- Hicksite Separation
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains letters and other manuscripts relating to visits of English Friends to America in the 1820s and the controversies which led to the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation. Also included are letters from Elizabeth Rathbone, Liverpool, England, to "My Beloved Uncle;" Joseph Bringhurst, Philadelphia, to "My Esteemed Friend;" also Abel Thomas to Thomas and Mary Wistar (copy) as well as some miscellaneous Quaker papers.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Joint Committee on Cooperation between Arch Street and Race Street (1930-1955)
The collection contains handwritten letters from and to Mary King Swayne, the wife of Joel Swayne, a Quaker missionary to the Onondaga Tribe of Upstate New York. The letters cover family life and discussions on religion, including the Hicksite Schism.