India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Overview William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Correspondence primarily between Liberal members or activists in the British government and Henry Joseph Wilson or Alexander Cowan Wilson; mostly the period when Gladstone and Disraeli led the Whig and Tory parties (1860s to 1890s).
Dates: 1850-1950; Majority of material found within 1860s-1890s