Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations
Found in 8 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.
Primarily the correspondence of Joseph Tallcot (ca. 1768-1853) and other Quakers on topics relating to religious education, the Hicksite-Orthodox schism of 1827-1828, the Wilburite separation, slavery, and the African American colony at Wilberforce, Canada.
The collections contains correspondence between Daniel P. Whitley with Friends in New York Meeting concerning issues of faith. Primary correspondent is Joseph A. Vlaskamp, General Secretary of the Yearly Meeting.