Contains 55 Results:
Mentions apology by John Prindle and wife to himself and others who they have wronged, including Friends on Long Island
Copy of letter with his reaction to a passage in a letter from Mary Peasley
Words of advice to young Friends.
AL, copy of a letter urging leaders to attend meetings, to lead by example, particularly by attending meeting on Discipline as well as worship
ALS to his cousin by marriage, counseling against his suitability for the ministry regardless of his education and pointing out the error of his ways. Signed "thy loving uncle."
To aunt and uncle describing his trip from Wilmington to Oblong, NY.
Urging the freeing of enslaved men at age 21 and females earlier, with proper paperwork and education
Mentions his earlier letter in which he called upon enslavers to educate the people they enslaved and free them in their Wills. In this letter, he advises manumissions in writing to assure that freedom is assured. Copy in his own hand.
ALsS to his cousin, with a copy of a memorial for Thomas Gawthrop who railed against sins such as drunkenness and prophesized. Second ALS, expresses doubt that William Mott's writings will be published. Provides a recipe for an health elixir made from the root of skunk cabbage and honey.
Urging the Fields to free the people they enslaved and advises that each monthly meeting keep a "Safe Book" which documents manumissions. Copy in his own hand