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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

Emlen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Jackson-Conard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-217
Overview

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.

Dates: 1748-1910

Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 3
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
Quaker women 2
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Abolitionists -- United States 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Business 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with African Americans 1
Feminism -- United States 1
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Free produce movement 1
Gardening 1
Indians, treatment of 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 1
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Legislators -- Pennsylvania 1
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Poor -- Services for 1
Prison reformers 1
Quaker politicians 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Family relationships 1
Quakers -- Great Britain 1
Quakers -- Ireland 1
Quakers -- New England 1
Quakers -- New York (State) 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Quakers -- North Carolina 1
Quakers -- Ohio 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Quakers -- Social service 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- Virginia 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 1
Slave labor -- United States 1
Slavery -- United States 1
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- Great Britain 1
Society of Friends -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Ireland 1
Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- New England 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
Society of Friends -- North Carolina 1
Society of Friends -- Ohio 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
Society of Friends -- Tennessee 1
Society of Friends -- Virginia 1
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 1
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
Spirituality -- Society of Friends 1
Teachers -- Pennsylvania 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public Opinion 1
Voyages and travels -- 19th century 1
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
Women abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Women clergy -- Pennsylvania 1
Women teachers -- Pennsylvania 1
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
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