Rachel Hunt correspondence
This collection includes letters received by Rachel Hunt and her husband, John. Among these are letters from other Quaker ministers on the topic of Quaker spirituality. A letter from Rachel Hunt's brother, John Gibbons, discusses the issue of self will in religion. Other correspondents include Thomas Scattergood, Mary S. Lippincott, Edward Hicks, and Jesse Kersey.
- Hunt, Rachel, 1760-1845 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Rachel Hunt was a birthright Quaker, a poet, and a prominent minister of Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania. The daughter of Joseph and Hannah Gibbons, she was born in 1760. She married John Hunt in 1777 and died in 1845.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Helen Comly White. Method of acquisition--Gift of.
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