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George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview

The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Dates: 1822 - 1836

John Comly Separation papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-022
Abstract

The papers relate to the Hicksite Separation of 1827. Included are copies of the published Orthodox declaration of 1828, a letter from John Comly (1773-1850) in defense of his own actions in the Separation, a copy of the address by John Comly to Green Street Monthly Meeting, and a refutation of Orthodox charges against Hicksites by William Gibbons.

Dates: 1827-1908

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-182
Overview Halliday Jackson (1771-1835) was a Quaker minister from New Garden and Darby, Pa.. From 1798 to 1800 he joined the Quaker mission to the Seneca Indians organized by the Indian Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Shortly after his return from the mission to the Seneca, Halliday Jackson married Jane Hough and moved to Darby, Pa. Following Jane's death in 1830, Halliday Jackson remarried in 1833 to Ann P. Paschall (1792-1874), also a Quaker minister. These records contain documents...
Dates: 1755-1833

T. Canby Jones Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Jones, T. Canby
Abstract

Collection includes biographical material, printed copies of selected writings of T. Canby Jones.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Trenton Friends Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-064
Overview

The Trenton Friends Association was formed in 1892 in Trenton, New Jersey, to promote “a thorough knowledge of the history and testimonies of the Society of Friends.” Meetings were held monthly, except in the summer, in the Trenton Friends meeting house. Papers were presented on a variety of topics. The collection contains minutes, constitution and bylaws, and manuscripts of papers read at meetings.

Dates: 1892-1908

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Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1