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Churchman frequently traveled throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, and thus many of his diary entries describe his travels to visit various meetings and Quaker families from Pennsylvania to as far north as Massachusetts. Entries describe meetings attended and families visited in the various towns and cities that Churchman traveled to, as well as family news, and marriages and deaths within the Quaker community.
William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.
Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.
William Hodgson Jr. was a Quaker minister. His diary entries describe the voyage from Liverpool, England, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including descriptions of the weather, books Hodgson read while on board, and the Captain and other passengers. Later entries related to Hodgson's time in Philadelphia describe the terrain, his attendance at the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker Meetings, visits to schools in Philadelphia, and discussions of the Hicksite separation.
Journal of Robert Lindsey's trip to visit Friends in Iowa. Entries describe the journey, including descriptions of the weather, travel by horse and wagon over the prairies, the dangerous crossing of the frozen Mississippi River, the history of the Quakers in Iowa, Quaker Meetings attended, and visits to various Iowa Quaker families.
Travel journal of Samuel Newitt. Entries detail Newitt's journey to Rhode Island, including descriptions of visits with Friends and attendance at Meetings in various towns in Rhode Island.
John Pemberton was a Quaker minister who was involved in Native American issues. The first volume describes Pemberton's visit to England from 1750 to 1754, the second volume is composed of daily entries dated from 1778. The majority of entries in both volumes describe Quaker meetings attended and social visits with Friends and family.
Walter Robson's journal is entitled “Voyage to America and travels in the United States.” Its entries describe Robson's departure from England and his voyages to and from the United States, including weather, accommodations, and fellow passengers. While in the United States, Robson traveled to various Friends and meetings in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Ohio, Chicago, Iowa, Indianapolis, Baltimore, North Carolina, and New York.
Martha Routh's journal describes her voyage from London to Boston, which she took in 1794. Entries describe the small group of Quakers that Routh traveled with, including Thomas Scattergood, as well as descriptions of the weather, communications with other ships during the journey, and Routh's struggles with illness on board. The journal ends when Routh arrives in Boston, and her last entry describes her Quaker hosts there, and the burial of a man who died on board the ship.
William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.
- Quakers -- Travel 18
- Quaker women 5
- Women and religion 5
- England 4
- Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 4
- Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 4
- Seneca Indians 3
- Women travelers 3
- Indians of North America 2
- Quakers -- Ireland 2
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
- Rhode Island 2
- Six Nations -- History 2
- Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
- African Americans 1
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Europe 1
- France 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Iowa 1
- Peace 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quaker missionaries 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Quakers -- Great Britain 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- Rhode Island 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 1
- Women travelers -- Europe 1
- World politics 1 ∧ less
- Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
- Simmons, Henry 2
- Bacon, David 1
- Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
- Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 1
- Emlen, Samuel 1
- Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
- Hodgson, William 1
- Lindsey, Robert 1
- Newit, Samuel 1
- Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
- Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 1
- Robson, Walter 1
- Routh, Martha Winter, 1743-1817 1
- Savery, William, 1750-1804 1
- Scattergood, Rebecca 1
- Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 1
- Seebohm, Benjamin 1
- Selleck, George A. 1
- Sharpless, Joshua 1
- Shipley, Ann 1
- Shoemaker, John 1
- Stephenson, Isaac 1
- Swayne, Joel 1
- Walton, Joseph 1
- Webb, Elizabeth 1
- Whitall, John Siddons 1
- Wilkinson, Elizabeth 1
- Wilson, Rachel, 1720-1775 1
- Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1
- Wright, Rebecca 1 ∧ less