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Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.
This collection is comprised of the single volume mathematics notebook of Samuel Alsop. The notebook includes notes and mathematical diagrams for classes Alsop taught at Westtown School during the year 1855.
The American Young Friends Committee was founded in 1934 during the All Young Friends Conference at Lake Forest, Illinois, by representatives from the Five Years Meeting (now Friends United Meeting).This collection contains minutes of the American Young Friends Committee from 1947-1950. It is missing minutes 1-15.
This anonymous manuscript, entitled "War Unlawful to Christians," argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.
The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.
Diary entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.