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Lydia Cooke diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-014
Overview

Lydia Barton Cooke was a Philadelphia Quaker who joined the Hicksites in 1828. Diary entries include prayers, poems, descriptions of domestic duties, social calls from family and friends, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the health of her husband and children. Cooke's diaries also feature religious reflections, potentially concerning the separation between Orthodox and Hicksite.

Dates: 1815-1829

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  • Subject: Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs X
  • Subject: Motherhood -- United States -- History X
  • Subject: Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation X