Slavery -- United States
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Abington monthly meeting manumissions
John Alston Papers
John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).
Thomas P. Cope Family papers
Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence
Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.
Emlen Family Papers
Joshua Evans Papers
Ferris Family Papers
Garrett, McCollin, and Vail family papers
This collection contains the correspondence of the Garrett, McCollin, and Vail families.
“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776”
This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript which describes Jackson’s interviews with Quaker enslavers in Maryland. The volume is organized by the names of individuals that Jackson interviewed, their reasons for enslaving people, and whether they could be peruaded to emancipate them.