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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-122
Overview

This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial United States in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.

Dates: 1772

“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-017
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript which describes Jackson’s interviews with Quaker slaveholders in Maryland. The volume is organized by the names of individuals that Jackson interviewed, their reasons for owning slaves, and whether or not they were determined to maintain ownership, or could be persuaded to set them free.

Dates: 1776