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Collection of John Bright correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-011
Overview

Collected correspondence of John Bright, a British Quaker. He was a Radical and Liberal statesman, a promoter of free trade policies, and one of the greatest orators of his generation. The collection contains about 200 letters.

Dates: 1839 - 1888

Ruth Anne Hillborn papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-012
Abstract This collection includes the journal of Ruth Anne Hillborn from 1864-1868. She relates events concerning the emancipation of enslaved people, the U. S. Civil War, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. She also describes Lucretia Mott and her ministry. This collection also includes miscellaneous poetry, a facsimile letter to the Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia about efforts in freedman's relief, a letter from John Bailey on Quaker ministry, and extracts from an account of the death...
Dates: 1806-1868

Samuel Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-108
Overview

This collection is comprised of two items of Samuel Jones's papers, and includes a copy of his will, as well as a copy of an emancipation document for a family enslaved by Jones.

Dates: 1820, 1833

Collection of manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-079
Abstract

This is a collection of manumissions primarily from Pennsylvania and Salem Co., New Jersey dating from 1776 to 1832. Included are both originals and photocopies.

Dates: 1776-1832

Mifflin-Rasin-Jenkins family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-080
Abstract

This collection includes legal documents and genealogical information on the Mifflin, Rasin and Jenkins families. Included are marriage records of Warner Mifflin and a will of Abraham Rasin and deeds of Elizabeth Jenkins. Also included is an account of a conversation between Warner Mifflin, an abolitionist, and an enslaved person he was about to emancipate.

Dates: 1740-1899

Mott Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated, list of members

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-212
Abstract

Contains a membership list providing names, addresses, and year joined. Also a statement of the number of Africans and their descendants who had been freed and the number attending the free school in New York City, 1791-1814. The list was kept by Isaac T. Hopper.

Dates: 1787-1827

Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-238
Abstract The collections contains correspondence between George F. White and Moses Pierce in which Pierce asks White to clarify his views on abolition, temperance, and peace. White does not agree with abolitionists who want an immediate end to slavery, and he thinks that Great Britain's Abolition of Slavery Act was a ill-conceived. He notes the wretched conditions of factories and mines in England and Scotland as other forms of slavery. Pierce, in copies or drafts of the letters he sent, argues that...
Dates: 1839-1926 (bulk 1842-1846)

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
White, George F., 1789-1847 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Anti-Corn-Law League 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
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Barney, Nathaniel 1
Bright, John, 1811-1889 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887 1
Davis, Maria Mott 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Dugdale, Ruth 1
Earle, Mary Hussey 1
Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Great Britain. Parliament 1
Grew, Mary, 1813-1896 1
Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879 1
Hallowell, Anna Davis, 1838-1913 1
Hallowell, Mary 1
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hillborn, Ruth Anne, 1832-1869 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howell family 1
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 1
Jenkins, Ezekiel, 1802-1873 1
Johnson, Oliver, 1821-1907 1
Jones, Samuel 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lord, George 1
Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916 1
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891 1
Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839 1
Marriott, Charles 1
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
McKim, James Miller, 1810-1874 1
Mifflin, Warner, 1745-1798 1
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 1
Mott, James, 1788-1868 1
Needles, Elizabeth 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 1
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, and Protecting Such of Them as Have Been, or May Be Liberated 1
Nichol, Elizabeth Pease 1
Parker, Emma Parker, 1817-1898 1
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 1
Pierce, Moses, 1816-1886 1
Potter, William J. (William James), 1829?-1893 1
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 1
Rasin family 1
Rasin, Abraham, 1799-1826 1
Richards, Paul C. , died 1993 (Autograph dealer) 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Schofield, Martha 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Stevenson, Thomas B., 1810-1863 1
Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 1
Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907 1
Webb, Richard Davis 1
Webb, Ruth D. 1
Willets, Amos, 1792-1864 1
Willets, Samuel 1
Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885 1
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