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George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

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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

Halliday Jackson Manuscripts

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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

Collection of papers concerning John Jackson

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-064
Abstract This is an artificial collection of papers concerning John Jackson, his spiritual teachings, and his religious mission to the West Indies. Included are essays by an unknown author, regarding John Jackson's views on Quaker ministry and doctrine as presented in his work"A Dissertation.. on Christian Ministry." An eight part manuscript entitled "Some account of the life and labors of John Jackson" is also unsigned. Also included is a bound volume of copies of letters written by John Jackson to...
Dates: 1840-1900

Samuel M. Janney Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-183
Overview Samuel McPherson Janney was a Virginia Quaker minister, author, educator, and reformer. In 1839 he opened a boarding school for girls in Loudoun County. He traveled widely in the ministry, meeting with other denominations as well as being immersed in the contemporary issues facing the Society of Friends. Among his activities were establishing schools for African Americans and women, creating public schools in Virginia, and the abolition of slavery. In 1869 he was appointed Superintendent of...
Dates: 1815-1880

Caleb McComber correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-260

Richard Price correspondence with John Watson

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-254
Abstract Richard Price's letters to fellow Hicksite Quaker John Watson provide a rich account of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation with references and comments on many of the personalities involved: Elias Hicks, William Wharton, Jonathan Evans, as well as visiting Quaker ministers including George Truman, Lucretia Mott, Ann Jones, Mary and Susan Cox, and Martha Smith. Price also wrote a detailed account of the Proceedings of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1848. The collection contains a small number...
Dates: 1826-1867-1826-1848 (bulk)

Richardson-Yarnall family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-187
Overview The collection contains personal papers, primarily correspondence, of members of the Richardson and Yarnall families, Pennsylvania Quakers who emigrated to America in the 1680s. The families were united by the marriage in 1816 of Nathaniel Richardson and Hannah Yarnall of Byberry. Of special significance are the diaries of Quaker ministers Peter Yarnall (1754-1798) and his second wife, Hannah Haines Thornton Yarnall (1765-1822) and their correspondence with family and fellow ministers. ...
Dates: 1722 - 1962

Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950

Thomas Wetherald papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-143
Abstract

This collection includes letters from Thomas Wetherald written to his family while he traveled in the ministry. Some of his letters concern Elias Hicks and the Hicksite controversy. Also included is a sermon of Thomas Wetherald.

Dates: 1823-1828

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

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Names
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
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McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
Poole, William, 1764-1829 2
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Brown, Gould 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Collins, Micajah, 1764-1827 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Crosswicks Preparative Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1919-1958) 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Foulke, Elizabeth 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Griscom, Samuel S., 1802-1878 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Hanna, Benjamin, 1779-1853 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hunt, Uriah, 1796?-1967 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Elizabeth, 1802-1893 1
Janney, Joseph, 1800-1866 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Jewett, Tacy M. 1
Johnson, Jane 1
Jones, Horatio Gates, 1822-1893 1
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 1
Kite family 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Macy, William H., 1805-1887 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 1
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Pocono Manor (Pa.) 1
Pocono Manor Association 1
Price, Richard, 1794-1865 1
Quimby, Daniel 1
Richardson family 1
Richardson, Elizabeth C., 1863-1947 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1842-1887 1
Richardson, Elliott, 1881-1964 1
Richardson, Hannah Yarnall, 1797-1876 1
Richardson, Mordecai, 1784-1808 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1793-1872 1
Richardson, Nathaniel, 1839-1920 1
Saunders, John, 1814-1891 1
Seaman, David, 1791-1844 1
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 1
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 1
Sharpless family 1
Sharpless, Aaron, 1809-1876 1
Sharpless, Susanna Kite, 1809-1844 1
Smedley family 1
Smedley, Elizabeth Sharpless, 1842-1924 1
Smedley, Emma, 1868-1944 1
Smedley, Walter, 1862-1939 1
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 1
Thomas, Philip E. (Philip Evan), 1776-1861 1
Thomas, Philip W. 1
Truman, George 1
Watson, John, 1774-1864 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wetherald, Thomas 1
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 1
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 1
Willis, Thomas, 1770 or 1771-1864 1
Yarnall, Hannah, 1765-1822 1
Yarnall, Mordecai, 1705-1772 1
Yarnall, Peter, 1754-1798 1
Yarnall, Rebecca, 1786-1859 1
Yarnell family 1
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