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Box 8

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Contains 83 Results:

Rakestraw, Joseph (Philadelphia) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1823

 File — Box: 8
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7 ALsS concerning publication of Letters of Paul and Amicus. Included are two notes to Rakestraw, one from Robert Porter who was concerned about identifying the authors and one from Joseph Delaplaine.

Dates: 1823

Rakestraw, Joseph (Philadelphia) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1824-1825

 File — Box: 8
Scope and Contents 9 ALsS. He urges Ferris to take an active role in the controversy. Letters mention upheaval in the monthly meeting, where Elders were investigating a charge of defamation regarding statements made about Elias Hicks. Visits of Elias Hicks and others. Disruption in the Quarterly Meeting in 11 month. Rakestraw eventually sided with the Orthodox faction and was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting-Northern District. Also correspondence concerning his publication of the diary of David Ferris...
Dates: 1824-1825

Reese, George to Ferris, Benjamin, 1853 7mo 29

 File — Box: 8
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ALsS. Concerns property for which Reese wanted to clear the title. Ferris's draft with his response is written on the blank third page, urging him to keep it simple

Dates: 1853 7mo 29

Robertson, William H. (?) (Philadelphia) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1840 9mo 17

 File — Box: 8
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ALS forwarding information about the Jamaican Legislature allowing African-American emigration.

Dates: 1840 9mo 17

Rosengarten, Joseph G. to Ferris, Benjamin, 1852

 File — Box: 8
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ALS concerning loan of books. Rosengarten became a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, author, and historian, a member of the American Philosophical Society and many philanthropic organizations.

Dates: 1852

Savy (?), Thomas to Ferris, Benjamin, 1852

 File — Box: 8
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ALS concerning disownment of David Buzby, birthright member of Wilmington, because of his involvement with music which Savy [name illegible] thinks is harsh.

Dates: 1852