Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The Jackson-Conard Family Papers include correspondence and other manuscripts of the Jackson and Conard families of London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. The primary recipients are William Jackson (1746-1834), a Quaker minister, and his nephew, William Jackson (1789-1864), who served a single term in the Pennsylvania State Senate and was active in the anti-slavery movement.
This collection includes the letters of John Lockwood, received primarily from Aaron Leggett in 1827-28. Leggett, a Hicksite, relates business, news, and personal opinions concerning the Hicksite controversy in New York Yearly Meeting. His letters contain heated attacks on Orthodox Quakers, including Samuel Parsons, the Clerk of New York Monthly Meeting, Richard Mott, and Anna Braithwaite. He also gives news of Elias Hicks and of the progress of the Indiana Epistle.
The collection contains a small number of miscellaneous papers relating to efforts within New York Yearly Meeting to support the manumission of enslaved people, abolition, and education of formerly enslaved people, 1778-1870. Most are copies of reports presented to New York Monthly Meeting or to the Yearly Meeting, compiled as a reference file.
Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
- Quakers -- Education 2
- Quakers -- New York (State) 2
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 2
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) 2
- Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
- Church work with Indians 1
- Gardening 1
- Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
- Legislators -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quaker church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York 1
- Quaker educators 1
- Quaker politicians 1
- Quakers -- Abolitionists 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
- Quakers -- Slavery -- Anti-slavery movements 1
- Seneca Indians -- New York (State) 1
- Society of Friends -- Antislavery movement 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Society of Friends -- Indiana -- Epistles 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century 1 ∧ less