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Box 8

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Contains 83 Results:

Turner, Rebecca (Baltimore) to Ferris, Benjamin and Hannah, 1847, 1850, 1854

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1847: 2 ALsS primarily concern for young boys used as chimney sweeps. Also mention of Indian Committee. 1850, ALS answering his inquiry for a published article.

Dates: 1847, 1850, 1854

Tyson, Robert to Ferris, Benjamin, 1842 4mo 1

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ALS (copy) in response to charges by Ogden Land Company against William Penn

Dates: 1842 4mo 1

Varry, Isaac (Horsham), 1851-1852

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2 ALsS. 1851: Question posed in Quarterly Meeting, if a Quaker buys an enslaved person and manumits him, can he indenture the same? 1852 for his advice concerning sale of property in Newport, Delaware

Dates: 1851-1852

Walton, Israel (Byberry) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1851, 1852

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Scope and Contents 2 ALsS. In the first, he asks Ferris to give witness to Byberry Monthly Meeting concerning his character. In the following letter explains the report against him in Byberry Monthly Meeting concerning a lot purchased by subscription of members and non-members for a school and managed by a committee of the Preparative Meeting. Members of the Meeting had moved to sell the property without proper title, and Walton appealed to the Overseers and then took it to Court. He was disowned by Byberry...
Dates: 1851, 1852

Walton, Joseph S. (Ercildoun) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1854, 1858

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3 ALsS. Mentions review of Discipline, illness of John Jackson, and his years at Cattaraugus.

Dates: 1854, 1858

Walton, Thornton (Moreland) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1844-1846

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3 ALsS: Interesting letter of 9 mo 18, 1844, in which Lucretia and James Mott, together other abolitionists including two African-Americans (Douglas and Raymond (?)) addressed Byberry meeting. In 1846, desired to give up his unsuccessful farm and engage in a large general store in Wilmington

Dates: 1844-1846

Warner, Jonathan (Harford Co.) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1840, 1841

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2 ALsS suggesting where Ferris's sons might be placed and Ferris's desire to buy real estate in that area. 1841 describes a theft

Dates: 1840, 1841

Wharton, William (Philadelphia) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1830

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ALS requesting Ferris to testify in the New Jersey case, and Ferris's response of 1830 11 mo 6 with his refusal, suggesting instead Lower.

Dates: 1830

Wharton, William (Philadelphia) to Ferris, Benjamin, 1833 8 mo 24

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ALS expressing sympathy on death of Ferris's wife. Cover letter from Anna Wharton Wood when she gave the letter to Henry Ferris in 1940.

Dates: 1833 8 mo 24