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Overview Abigail Field Mott (1766-1851) was a Quaker writer and abolitionist. Her commonplace book includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.
Overview These unpublished poems of John G. Whittier were compiled by Elizabeth Nicholson and Sarah Lloyd. The volumes include copies of many of John Greenleaf Whittier's early poems, as well as poetry by other poets, and sketches and illustrations.
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material relating...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume memorial book for W.S. Sampson. The volume includes three pages of hand illustrated quotations, including a quote from a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Overview The commonplace book of Rebecca Sharpless includes excerpts of poetry and quotations from various Quaker women, including Mary Cresson Emlen, Hannah Scattergood, Jane Cope, Mary E. Scattergood, Lydia Fisher, and Beulah Morris.