Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
The commonplace book of Hannah Logan Fisher includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of letters, hymns, and religious poems. Notes on the inside covers of the volume describe that Fisher gave the volume to Rebecca Byrd Young in 1796, upon Young's departure for America from England.
The commonplace book of Mary Flowers includes copied letters, the account of the convincement (conversion to Quakerism) of Jane Hoskins, elegies, testimonies, extracts of meeting minutes left by Thomas Brown, and extracts from speeches.
The commonplace book of Samuel Garrigues includes extracts of minutes by Thomas Brown, Quaker testimonies, memorandum of Thomas Brown's last illness, and an Account of Ann Parrish. The volume also contains copies of letters written by Samuel Fothergill, Frances Dodshon, Thomas Lloyd, and Samuel Neale.
The commonplace book of Catherine Haines includes extracts on the art of writing, poetry (including three poems by Phillis Wheatley), extracts of speeches, extracts on child rearing and education, Indigenous peoples, a memorandum for Susanna James, extracts from William Hunt's illness, and a memorandum of Hannah Shoemaker.