Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Correspondence (personal and business) and other papers of Israel Pemberton (1715-1779), James Pemberton (1723-1809) and John Pemberton (1727-1795), the sons of Israel Pemberton (1684-1754) and Rachel Read Pemberton of Philadelphia.
Overview The collection contains primarily family correspondence of the three Pemberton brothers -- Israel, James, and John, prominent members of the Society of Friends in Philadelphia who were exiled to Virginia during the Revolutionary War for their pacifism. It also includes a small number of correspondence from Edward Stabler and Alexander White, an account on the life of James Pemberton, and the will of his wife, Phebe Lewis Pemberton. Topics include the Pembertons' exile to Winchester, Va.,...
- Indians of North America 2
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 1
- Oneida Indians 1
- Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
- Quaker businesspeople 1
- Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Persecutions 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- Virginia 1
- Society of Friends 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- United States 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Concientious objectors 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1 ∧ less