Contains 83 Results:
ALS that informs Benjamin of the death of Thomas Parker, his father. Benjamin served his apprenticeship under Thomas Parker.
Incomplete ALS with meeting matters
ALS, developments in Virginia and Ohio Yearly Meetings
ALS with copy of short note from Ferris to Pease concerning religious books.
ALS concerning appeal of Benjamin Webb to the Yearly Meeting
2 ALsS, wants Ferris to join the Pennsylvania Historical Society
ALS. Henry Pike(1795-1889) and his wife, Mary (Walton) Pike (1792-1875) operated a boarding school for boys in Byberry, Pa. Henry was imprisoned during the War of 1812 as a conscientious objector. Mary was an acknowledged minister. See Series 2-B for correspondence concerning the Ferris sons' schooling.
ALS. Thornton (1822-1885) was the son of Henry and Mary Pike; he transferred his membership to Philadelphia Monthly Meeting (H) in 1843 and married Elizabeth Justice, daughter of George M. Justice, in 1847.
ALS. Plummer was Clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting, and he laments the reformist environment.
Notes with religious sentiments, circa 1820, 5 pp with some sections missing. [Gift of Emma C. Bancroft, 1917, added to Ferris Collection at unknown later date.]