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Cornelia Hancock Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-308
Overview Cornelia Hancock (1840-1927) was a Civil War nurse, Reconstruction-era teacher in South Carolina, and, later, Philadelphia social worker. The papers consist primarily of her letters written in the post-Civil War years, 1865-1879, when she was teaching the children of formerly enslaved people in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. The collection includes reference material used by the donor, Henrietta Stratton Jaquette, in preparation for her book South after Gettysburg which was based on...
Dates: 1861 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1865-1880

John Ladd Howell correspondence received

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Philadelphia Quaker merchant John Ladd Howell and his family. The majority of the letters were sent by his father, John Howell, addresseed to him and to his mother during extended absences in North and South Carolina and Georgia. The letters concern family business with fatherly advice to his son, some local commentary, and mention of mistreatment of the Indians. Of interest is a letter from Richard Waln from the Barbadoes. Also included is...
Dates: 1733-1764; bulk 1753-1764; Majority of material found within 1753 - 1764

John Hunt Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-240
Overview

John Hunt, a Quaker minister from Chester, New Jersey, was born in 1740, the son of Robert and Abigail (Wood) Hunt. He kept a journal for more than 40 years, recording Quaker concerns and daily events. This collections consists primarily of the manuscript journal, 1770-1800; fragments of 1805, 1806 & 1808; and 1814-1824. There if also an account book, some correspondence received, and other miscellaneous materials.

Dates: 1770-1928

Jennings-Clark-Eldridge Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-076
Overview Hannah A. Jennings was the daughter of Phebe (Glover) and John Clark of Gloucester, N.J. She married Levi Jennings, a bricklayer, in 1832. The collection contains correspondence (1805-1861), household accounts, and miscellaneous papers of Hannah A. Jennings, her husband, Levi Jennings, and her mother, Phebe (Glover) Clark Eldridge. Includes a manuscript account of a sermon by Priscilla Hunt at Merion in 1823, the renunciation of Maria Emily (Imlay) by Ann Jones in 1826, and letters...
Dates: 1768-1871

Laurie-Robbins family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-071
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of the Laurie and Robbins families. Included are the copy books of Abigail and Jane Laurie, in which are their own poetry and works by various authors. Also included are fragments of the marriage certificate of Thomas Laurie and the will of Jacob Laurie. Various unsigned letters addressed to Hannah L. Robbins and an undated arithmetic worksheet are included as well.

Dates: 1761-1859

Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts) Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-088
Overview

Elizabeth Roberts Lippincott (1888-1979) was a Quaker genealogist from Moorestown, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly genealogical and card files relating to the Lippincott, Shinn, Thorne, and related Quaker families of Moorestown and elsewhere, together with correspondence, journals, and essays, and collected materials relating to Quaker history, particularly various Friends Meetings and Moorestown Friends School.

Dates: 1793-1979

Livezey Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-089
Overview

The Livezey family members were Quakers and residents of New Jersey. The collection contains correspondence, biographical data, genealogical chart, marriage certificates, memorials, piece books, and printed material of the Livezey and Underwood families.

Dates: 1773-1925

Joseph B. Livezey correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-073
Abstract

This collection contains the letters of Joseph B. Livezey written to fellow Quaker Harrison Streeter of Philadelphia. The letters relate personal news and spiritual ideas.

Dates: 1904-1909

J. Wilmer Lundy Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-092
Overview J. Wilmer Lundy (1869-1966), Quaker businessman and writer, was the son of Joseph and Mary Evans Lundy of Rancocas, New Jersey. He graduated from Trenton Business College in 1889 and in 1900 formed a partnership with Elmer J. Shinn. In 1895 he married Bessie Morris Roberts, daughter of Stacy and Harriet Roberts. They had one daughter, Elizabeth, who married an Indian businessman and took the name Kamela Nimbkar. J. Wilmer Lundy died in Newtown in 1966 at the age of 97. The collection...
Dates: 1781-1964

Collection of manumissions

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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

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Alloways Creek Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Andrews family 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Atlantic City Area Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Galloway, N.J.) 1
Atlantic City Friends School (Atlantic City, N.J.) 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Barton family 1
Bissell family 1
Bissell, Thomas, b. 1643 1
Bissell, William, b. 1680 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bourne, John H. (John Hill), 1870-1944 1
Bradway, Mary, 1804-1894 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bunting family 1
Bunting, Josiah, 1734-1813 1
Bunting, Martha, 1861-1944 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1889-1966 1
Burlington First-Day School Union 1
Burlington-Bucks Young Friends Forum 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conrow, Darling 1
Cooper, Anna, 1872-1926 1
Cooper, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Matlack), 1815-1902 1
Cooper, Henry R. (Henry Roberts), 1856-1928 1
Cooper, Howard M. (Howard Mickle), 1844-1922 1
Cooper, Lucy S. (Lucy Smyth), 1853-1924 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1774-1848 1
Cooper, Sarah, 1838-1923 1
Cooper, William E. (William Evans), 1812-1856 1
Cooper, William, 1770-1850 1
Cornell, John J., 1826-1909 1
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Decou, Jacob, 1668-1735 1
Decow, Daniel, 1771-1844 1
Decow, Eber, 1712-1786? 1
Decow, Isaac, 1703-1765 1
Deptford Free School (Woodbury, N.J.) 1
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DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Eldridge, Phebe, 1776-1845 1
Elizabeth A. Lippincott 1
Elizabeth R. Lippincott (Elizabeth Roberts), 1888-1979 1
Engle, Emma P. (Emma Peaslee) 1
Engle, James G., 1875-1960 1
Engle, Ruth W. (Ruth Waddington), b.1879 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for Promoting the Manufacture and Use of Free Cotton 1
Foster, J. Ellen (Judith Ellen), 1840-1910 1
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 1
Fox, George 1
French, Robert, 1749-1811 1
Friends Boarding Home of the Burlington Quarterly Meeting 1
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Friends' Association of Philadelphia for the Aid and Elevation of the Freedmen 1
Furnas, Elizabeth A. W. (Elizabeth Ann Walter), 1900-1972 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gordon, Anna A. (Anna Adams), 1853-1931 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopper, Edward 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howell, John Ladd, 1738-1785? 1
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Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 1
Hunt family 1
Imlay, Maria, d. 1829 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janney family 1
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Jennings, Hannah A., 1803-1853 1
Jennings, Levi, b. 1799 1
Jones, Ann, 1774-1846 1
Joshua Evans (1731-1798) 1
Ladd, John, -1740 1
Laurie, Thomas, 1763-1815 1
Lippincott family 1
Livezey family 1
Livezey, Joseph B. ((Joseph Burr)), 1833-1911 1
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