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This collection contains letters, notes, and journal entries entailing various Quaker meeting locations in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey area as well as their dates of origin and operation. These locations are in Philadelphia, PA, Abington, PA, Caln, PA, Western, PA, Burlington, NJ, Buck, PA, Haddonfield, NJ, and Salem, NJ.
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.