Society of Friends -- Barbados
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Papers of Quaker Biblical scholar Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974), a founder of the American Friends Service Committee and Nobel Prize winner on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee. Cadbury taught at Haverford (1910-1919 and 1954-1963) and Bryn Mawr Colleges as well as Harvard Divinity School as Hollis Professor of Divinity.
This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Richard Hockley and contains business correspondence. The majority of letters in the volume are written by Richard Hockley on his travels for the business interests of Thomas Hyam, a London merchant. Letters are written from a variety of locations, including Barbados, Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Edward A. Manice's "George Fox, Quakers, Negroes, and Slavery on Barbados 1671-1675" describes the ways in which Quakers in Philadelphia and surrounding areas engaged with slavery in Barbados in the 17th century. The manuscript was written as an essay for Manice's senior history class at Yale University.