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Friends Historical Library manuscript epistles collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-006
Overview The term "epistle" is used to refer to letters exchanged between Quaker organizations, especially from one yearly meeting to another. Epistles are often used to articulate Quaker doctrine and discipline. This collection of various manuscript (handwritten) epistles was compiled from the Friends Historical Library from different sources.
Dates: 1688 - 1973

Quaker Disciplines

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-005
Overview The Society of Friends or Quakers (the terms are synonymous) was founded in the middle of the seventeenth century in England by George Fox and others. The Friends Historical Library has collected Quaker disciplines since its founding in 1871. FHL is also the official repository for the records of seven American yearly meetings.
Dates: 1689-2009

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