Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of Abraham Pennell and includes extracts from Elias Hicks letters and sermons, extracts of early Friends writings, bible verses, and testimonies from various Quaker individuals, including: John Grafton, Samuel Fuller, Benjamin Holme, and sermons from various Meetings for worship.
The commonplace book of Sarah Conard includes extracts and reflections concerning religion, friendship, virtue, and hope. It also includes a memorandum for Charles William and extracts from "Complaint of an African Woman."
This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."
George Dillwyn was a Quaker minister, and his commonplace book includes poetry, short stories, hymns, extracts from letters and meeting minutes, and quotes from famous authors such as Shakespeare, Milton, and Chaucer. The majority of the volume is composed of lists of extracts organized by topic, including topics such as: anger, affectation, old age, ambition, abstinence, religion, books, revenge, praise, sincerity, death, and temperance.
This collection is comprised of five volumes of the commonplace books of various members of the Elfreth family, including Rebecca P. Elfreth, Jacob R. Elfreth Sr., Jacob R. Elfreth Jr,. and Jane P. Elfreth. The volumes include poetry, extracts, pressed leaves and flowers, and clippings of illustrations.