Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809
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...
Overview Elizabeth was a colonial era Quaker and prolific journal writer. Elizabeth's diaries are composed of her personal reflections of the day-to-day life of a wealthy Quaker woman in colonial Philadelphia. The majority of Elizabeth’s entries detail her daily life, including social calls with other Quaker families and individuals, the births, deaths, and marriages within her community, and attendance at, and descriptions of, weekly and monthly Quaker meetings. Elizabeth’s description of events...
Overview Correspondence between Henry Drinker and Elizabeth, his wife, relates to his arrest, imprisonment, and resulting forced exile to Winchester, Virginia during the American Revolution. His letters discuss his physical and spiritual well-being, concern for his children, news of other exiled Friends, and efforts to present their case before Pennsylvanian and Virginian authorities. Elizabeth Drinker's letters to her husband relate family and neighborhood news, Friends' visits, efforts on behalf of...
- Subject: United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 X
- Indians of North America 1
- Medicine -- United States -- History -- 18th century 1
- Oneida Indians 1
- Pacifism 1
- Quaker women -- United States 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- Persecutions 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Women -- Sources 1
- Women -- United States -- Social life and customs 1
- Yellow fever 1
- diaries 1 ∧ less