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Allinson Family Papers, 1710-1939


Ms. Coll. 968
19 boxes. ca. 2,681 items.

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  1. Saturday Evening Visitor, The... No. 27, July 2, 1825.
    • Newspaper published by D. Allinson, Burlington, N.J.
  2. Savery, William, 1750-1804.
    • Letter to Rebecca Jones, Philadelphia. [Holland] 12mo. 30, 1796;
    • 2 silhouettes;
    • Newspaper clipping, Philadelphia Public Ledger, Sept. 15, 1939, showing unveiling of plaque at site of Savery's workshop, 17 S. 2nd. Street, Philadelphia.
  3. Say, Thomas, 1709-1796.
    • Letter to Samuel Allinson, Burlington. Philadelphia. 11mo. 23, 1770. [About money] Receipted by Isaac Collins, 11mo. 28, 1770.
  4. Scattergood, Joseph, d.l824.
    • 3 letters to James Allinson, Waterford, N.J. Phila.,
    • 8mo. 8, 1792 - 10mo. 16, 1793. [3rd. letter tells of plague of 1793 in Phila.]
  5. Scattergood, Joseph, 1808-1877. 13 items:
    • Letters to Samuel Allinson, Locust Hill, N.J. Phila., 4mo. 26, 1830 - 5mo. 25, 1835.
  6. Scattergood, Sarah (Hoskins) 1751 - 1832.
    • Letter to her cousin. Phila., 11mo. 18, 1794.
  7. Scattergood, Thomas, 1665-1744.
    • Copy of deed, 1699, from Christopher Wetherill to Thomas Scattergood, conveying land, as marriage portion of his wife, Phebe.
  8. Scattergood, Thomas, 1700-1772. 4 items:
    • Will, made and proved. 1772;
    • Accounts, receipts, and inventory used by Samuel Allinson in settling his estate, 1772-1774.
  9. Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814. 8 items, 1791-1804:
    • Scanned Image Letters to Martha Allinson. [Letter of 10mo. 21, 1793, tells of plague in Philadelphia.] Page 1 | Page 2 (approx. 137K).
  10. Separation of 1827-1828. 5 items:
    1. Baltimore Monthly Meeting:
      1. Certificate of membership for E. Browen. 3mo. 30, 1833;
      2. Minute appointing committee to visit Friends on account of the Hicksite Separation. 8mo. 9, 1832. [Samuel Carey, a member of committee];
      3. Notes on arguments for disowning Hicksites;
    2. New York Monthly Meeting:
      1. Minute of New York M.M. for claim on Hicksite Trustees to relinquish the part of the Meeting's property held by them to the non-Hicksite Trustees. 5mo. 1, 1833;
    3. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
      1. Note of 1st. Hicksite Yearly Meeting in Phila., 10mo. 3, 1827. [Green St. M.M. dissolved connection with Phila. Quarterly Meeting.]
  11. Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813.
    • Copy of letter to A. Benezet. London, Aug. 21, 1772;
    • Letter to "Mr. Allinson." London, July 28, 1774.
  12. Shober, Sophia B.
    • Letters to her children. Phila., Aug. 20, 1810, and Aug. 2, 1831.
  13. Smith family. 11 items:
    • Papers, 1782-1823.
  14. Sterling, James H
    • 8 Letters to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. (Locust Hill). Burlington, N.J., 1833-35. [Concern Burlington Co. Temperance Society.]
  15. Stroud, Daniel, 1772-1846.
    • Letter to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. Stroudsburgh, Pa., 3mo. 10, 1842.
  16. Tallack, William, 1831-1908.
    • Letter to Samuel Allinson. London, 2/6/82. [Speaks of coldness and isolation of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.]
  17. Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873.
    • 2 letters. New York, April 10, 1852 - Jan. 26, 1853.
  18. Taylor, Abraham Merritt, ca.1799-1873.
    • 3 letters to Samuel Allinson. Chelten, 1872-73.
  19. Taylor, Charles Shoemaker, 1850-
    • Photograph of [him?];
    • Wedding certificate with Rebecca Hughes, of London Grove, Pa. Married at West Grove, Pa., Monthly Meeting, 6mo. 12, 1873; (Stored in 990B).
    • Wedding certificate with Gertrude Allinson, of Beverly, N.J.
    • Married at Burlington, N.J., Monthly, Meeting, 11mo. 14, 1894. (Stored in 990B).
  20. Taylor, Joseph Wright, 1810-1880. 6 items:
    • Letter to him, from J.B. Hodgkin, Darlington, Aug. 27, 1873,
    • Letter to him, from Frank H. Taylor, Cambridge, 11mo. 3, 1877;
    • Letter to him, (incomplete), to [him?] Spring Cottage [Mayfield, Eng.] 3mo. 28, 1873;
    • Copy [n.d.] of "An account of the first appearance in the ministry of that eminent servant of the Lord, Nicholas Waln;"
    • Copy of three poems:"Oliver Wendell Holmes to J.G.Whittier on his 80th. birthday"; v.v.; and"To the Fringed Gentian," by Edith M. Thomas. Inscribed "From Bessie."
    • Letter to Samuel Allinson, Yardville. Woodlands, Burlington, N.J., 2mo. 4, 1878. (With envelope)
  21. Teas, Thomas Scattergood, 1795-1851. 18 items:
    • Letters, 1817-1842.
  22. Trenton Meeting. 5 items:
    • Papers concerning history of Meeting House, 1837-l927.
  23. Tucker, Thomas, 1778-
    • 3 letters to James Allinson. 2mo. 12, 1806 - [n.d.]
  24. Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting. 2 items, 1833-l866:
    • Copy of a deed and acceptance;
    • Summary of financial losses resulting to Meeting from Hicksite Separation.
  25. Walker, Robert, 1717?-1785.
    • Letter to Rebecca Jones, Undercliff. Gildersom, 4mo. 27, 1785;
    • Account of his sayings, 1781;
    • Extracts from his letters, 1785.
  26. Ward, Marcus Lawrence, 1812-1884. [U.S. Rep. for N.J.]
    • 4 letters to Samuel Allinson, 1867-75. [Related to affairs of N.J. State Reform School.]
  27. Washington, George, 1732-1799. 7 items, 1780:
    • Correspondence with Samuel Allinson, Burlington, concerning unlawful billeting of an Army officer in his house.
    • Includes letter from S.A. to the officer who forced his way in, 2 letters to Washington, reply from Washington, reply from Gen. Henry Lee.
  28. Webb, Sally Ann 5 items:
    • Letters to Samuel and William J. Allinson, 1830-37, and poem on her marriage to [?] Kaighn [n.d.]
  29. Webb, Samuel
    • "Recollections of my father, John Webb." 3 p. (With envelope) [n.d.]
  30. Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895.
    • 3 letters to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. Belleville, 1844-48. [Mentions anti-slavery work]. Postscripts by Sarah M. Grimke.
  31. Wetherill, C
    • 3 letters to Samuel Allinson. Phila., l876-l882. [Discusses prison reform; other matters]
  32. Whitall, Joseph, 1770-1847.
    • 2 letters: To David Cooper, 11mo. 10, [1791]
    • To Samuel Allinson, Yardville. Woodbury, 7mo. 14, 1837.
  33. Wilson, Rachel, 1720-1775.
  34. Wood, Ann (Cooper) 1756-1783. [Sister of Martha (Cooper) Allinson]
    • Letter to Martha (Cooper) Allinson. Greenwich, 7mo. 21, 1782;
    • Letter to her father, David Cooper, Woodbury. 12mo. 21, 1783;
    • Account of her last illness and death, 12mo. 30, 1783;
    • Poem about her death, by Joseph Sloan.
  35. Wright, Rebecca, ca. 1737-1811.
    • Letter, York [Eng.?] 2mo. 2, 1785.

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Diaries and Manuscript Books, A - F:

Allinson, Anne (Tatum), 1818-1913. Commonplace book, No. 3. See Box 1.

  1. Allinson, David, 1774-1858.
    • A proposal to revive the "Rural Visiter," Oct., 1819.
    • With ms. list of subscribers.
  2. Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791.
    • Letterbook, 1764-1791.
    • "Reasons against War, and paying Taxes for its support." 1780.
  3. Allinson, William, 1766-1841.
    • Notes of a Tour into Sussex, 10mo. , 1804 and Notes of a Tour to Flemington, 10th mo., 1805, to attend the Circuit Court on the trial for the freedom of Flora, granddaughter of Jane Carr.
    • Journal, describing visit to Indians in New York State in 1809. 3 vols. and ms. copy.
    • [Removed from copy: Letter from Wm. Allinson to Mary Allinson, Burlington, N.J. Munsey, 9mo. 10, 1809. Tells of journey. Now filed with letters of Wm. Allinson.]
    • Memos of Proceedings of sundry Meetings from 4th to 9th Month, 1827. #1. [Tells of turmoil at time of Separation]
    • Memorandums... from 9mo. 1827 to 2mo. 1828 Inclusive. #2. [Ditto]
    • Receipt book of Wm. Allinson, 1805-1859.
    • Invoice of Books, etc., Received by J. Letchworth from Wm. Allinson. [n.d.]
  4. Allinson, William James, 1810-1874.
    • Familiar Notes of a Journey to Niagara Falls, 9mo., 1843. (Typed copy and manuscript book)
  5. The Crucible. Ms. book presented to Samuel Allinson, Jr.,
    • "With the respects of the Club." [n.d.]
  6. Notebook, 1883-87, of letters, obituaries, + memorials concerning Samuel Allinson, 1808-83.

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Diaries and Manuscript Books, G - S.

  1. Grubb, Sarah (Tuke) 1756-1790.
    • Account of Ackworth School and York School for Girls. 1786, 1mo. 5. (Copy made for Rebecca Jones)
  2. Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1818.
    • Arithmetic book, 1766;
    • Copy book [n.d.]
    • Almanac and Memorandum books, 1770-1790. 3 items;
    • Journal, 1788-89 and memo book, 1784-88. 2 items;
    • Diary aboard The Pigou, 1788. Laid in; Copy of letter from Rebecca Jones to Esther Tuke, written on board The Pigou; Copy of list of belongings, given on pp. [66] - [70] of Diary, with additional comments;
    • Notebook of miscellaneous information collected while in England; (In envelope)
    • Receipt book, 1795-1809.
  3. Kimber, Debbie M.
    • Pocket notebook, "Record of dates and events," 1860- 1883. Laid in: 13 items (clippings and calling cards)
  4. Scrapbook of miscellaneous clippings, pasted on top of pages of surveyor's lesson book. [n.d.]
  5. Shober, Johannah Sophia
    • Miniature, in velvet case. [n.d.]

STORED ELSEWHERE:

  • 990 A Burlington Tract.
    • Deeds covering purchase of land in the province of New York, signed by Friends from New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 3 parchment deeds.
  • 995 Burlington Tract.
    • Map - a general survey of Burlington Tract, 1769, made by Wm. Ridgway and Joseph Biddle, Jr. Copy by W.D., entitled "Col. Croghan's Patent."
  • 975 B New Jersey Association for Helping the Indians.
    • Articles, 1757. Ms. book, 10 p. (p. 9 and 10 give subscribers' signatures, including that of John Woolman.)
  • 988 E New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.
    • Membership certificate (not filled out);
    • Picture of Bassa Cove, in Liberia.
  • 975 A Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and miscellaneous autographs.
  • 975 C Silhouette book of the Allinson family, including many silhouettes of relatives and friends. 20 p.
Scanned Image Silhouettes of Rebecca Jones and Hannah Cathrall. (approx. 20K).

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Papers of Francis G. Allinson

  1. Allinson, Anne Crosby (Emery)
    1. Letters to sister-in-law, Gertrude Allinson Taylor, 1905-1930. 74 items.
    2. Manuscripts:
      1. Typescript of article, "From Delos to Limerick and Back."
      2. Rough draft of article, "Stoicism and Christianity."
      3. Typescript of story, "Fannie's Patriotism, " written during World War I.
      4. Typescript of travel article, "Within Sight of Mount Olympus."

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Papers of Francis G. Allinson

  1. Allinson, Anne Crosby (Emery) (cont.)
    1. Manuscripts: (cont.)
      1. Typescript of story, "Tannenbaum."
      2. Typescript of story, "By the Grace of Italy."
      3. Rough draft of story about a disciple of St. Francis.
      4. Travel article, "Baghdad to Teheran," June 25, 1930.
      5. Travel notes. (typescript)
      6. Travel notes on trip to Greece. (typescript, 93 p.)
      7. Rough draft of article on Providence, R.I., and typescript. [Also letter from Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor to Susanne Wulsin, concerning preparing it for publication]
  2. Allinson, Francis Greenleaf, 1856-1931.
    1. Letters from him. 236 items.
      1. Miscellaneous: To brother-in-law, Charles S. Taylor, Haverford, Pa. Providence, R.I., Oct. 22, 1901. [Speaks of photographs of wife, Mary, recently died] To nephew, Lawrence Taylor. Providence, Feb. 13, 1924. [Thanks him for sympathy, on death of brother-in-law-son-in-law, Harry Crosby Emery]
      2. To sister, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. 1894-1915. 82 items.

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Papers of Francis G. Allinson

  1. Allinson, Francis Greenleaf, 1856-1931. (cont.):
    1. Letters from him:
      1. To sister, Gertrude {Allinson) Taylor, 1916-1930. 132 items.
    2. Letters to Francis Greenleaf Allinson (miscellaneous)
      1. Letter from Morris Gray. Boston, April 22 1897. [Concerns Jones genealogy]
      2. Letter from Basil Gildersleeve, ed. American Journal of Philology. Balto., Mar. 23, 1908. [Concerns F.G A.'s article on Menander]
      3. Letter from G. Y. Angelopoulos, rector, U. of Athens. Athens, Nov. 25, 1919. [Expresses the appreciation of the University of Athens for his friendship to Greece and his help to a Greek scholar in the U.S.]
      4. Correspondence concerning his semester of teaching in California, 1917. 4 items (including draft of F G.A.'s telegraphed reply to invitation)
      5. Letters from R. M. Mitchell. Munich, Nov. 16-Dec. 5, 1923. 2 items. [First one, written on backs of German bank notes. Second, encloses German money, puts many kinds of stamps on envelope, and discusses state of German currency, in inflation]
      6. Letter from Henry H. Albertson. Burlington, N.J., Nov. 11, 1927. [Concerns upkeep of family graves]
    3. Reports, etc., from Haverford College. 13 items, 1873-76.
    4. Letters and clippings about his published works.
      1. Clippings re Lucian, Selected Writings, by F.G.A., 1907.
      2. Clippings and tear sheets re book, Greek Lands and Letters, by F.G.A. and Anne C. E. Allinson, pub. l909. 26 single items, 1 notebook with clippings pasted in.
      3. Letters of appreciation for the 1909 edition of Greek Lands and Letters. 10 items, 1909-10.
      4. Clippings and letters from Houghton Mifflin Co., concerning 1922 edition of same. 4 items.
      5. Letters and clippings concerning publication of F.G.A.'s translation of Menander. 7 items, 1922.
    5. Agreement between F.G. Allinson and Ginn & Co., of Boston, for publication of his book, Selections from Lucian. May 29, 1905.

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  1. Allinson, Francis Greenleaf, 1856-1931. (cont.)
    1. Manuscripts by F.G.A.
      1. 1. Essays on Colonial Expansion of the Greeks. 8 items.
    2. "Notes on Aeschylus," article by F.G.A. Printed in Classical Philology, Oct., 1910. 3 p. (tear sheets)
  2. Allinson, Mary (Carey).
    • Letter to sister-in-law, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. Cape May, [1894] [Felicitates her on engagement to Charles S. Taylor].
  3. Allinson, Rebecca W[ebb (Hinchman)]
    • Letters, ca.1865-1877. 8 items.
  4. A[llinson] W[illiam] J
    • Letter to his brother. Burlington, 7mo. 22, 1868.
  5. Bowne, John
    • Letter to James Carey, Baltimore. Haverford, Dec. 31, 1836. [Written when an undergraduate at Haverford]
  6. Carey, James, Jr.
    1. Letter to brother-in-law, Francis G. Allinson, Providence, R.I. Balto., Jan. 22, 1896. [Concerns income of Mary (Carey) Allinson]
    2. Letter to sister, Mary (Carey) Allinson, Providence, R.I. Balto., April 4, 1899. [Business matters]
  7. Carey, Samuel
    • Letters to, 1864-1872. 13 items.
  8. IX. Carey family.
    • Legal and business papers of the Carey family, principally those of Samuel and Martha (Evans) Carey, largely concerned with real estate in Baltimore, Md., and Buffalo, N.Y. 71 items, 1819-1874. [Chronologically arranged within original groupings]

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  1. Cuyler, Theodore L
    • Letter to [William J. Allinson?] New York, 9mo. 11, 1854.
  2. Doddrell, M E
    • Letter to Mrs. Ann J. Carey, Louden Park. Wakefield, March 23, 1839.
  3. Hinchman, Charles S. and Walter
    • Letter from C.S.H. to cousin, F[rancis] G[reenleaf] A[llinson] Phil., July 10, 1899. [Business matters]
    • Letter from Charles S. and Walter to same. New York, March 21, 1900. [Financial]
  4. Hinchman, Margaretta
    • Letters to cousin, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. 3 items, 1916- 1920. [l916 letter and succeeding one speak of portrait she painted of Charles S. Taylor]
  5. King, Francis T
    • Letter to William and Rebecca [Allinson] Balto., 12mo. 29, 1856. [Thanks them for naming Francis G. Allinson partly for him]
  6. "Lela," letters to
    • From aunt, M.S.H[inchman?] Chelten, 9mo. 18, 1873.
    • From sister, A.B.L. [n.p., n.d.]
  7. Lewis, Louise A[llinson?]
    • Letters to aunt, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. 2 items, Sept. 7 - Oct. 3- 1925.
  8. Morris, Deborah
    • Codicil to will [n.p., n.d.]
    • Photograph of St. Dunstan's Church, London, where Anthony Morris was baptized, Aug. 25, 1654.
  9. Schober, Hedwig Regina and Susanna Budd.
    • Letters, 1798-1822. 7 items.
    • Memorial (German) to Andreas Schober, 1792.
  10. Taylor, Edward A., Joseph W., and Margaret Wood.
    • Letters to their mother, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, 1916-1921. 3 items.
  11. Taylor, Gertrude (Allinson)
    • Two letters to her, one, Los Angeles, Oct. 25, 1920, signed S.C. W. N., and one, Plainfield, N.J., Oct. [?] 1917, signed "Helena"
  12. Thomas, Joseph Carey
    • Letter to Dr. Thomas, Balto. Balto., 4mo. 18, 1868. [Letter of sympathy on loss of his wife]
  13. Whittier, John Greenleaf
    • Letters to W[illiam] J. Allinson, wife Rebecca, and son Francis Greenleaf, Burlington, N.J. Amesbury [Mass.] 1859-1877. [1877 letter, a copy of letter of introduction for F.G.A. to Longfellow]
  14. Wulsin, Susanne Carey (Allinson) Emery
    1. Letters to aunt, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, ca.1907- 1930. 43 items.
    2. Letter from M. Carey Thomas to Susanne Allinson. Bryn Mawr, Pa., Apr., 7, 1913. [Renews her appointment as warden of Radnor Hall for the following year]
    3. Cables and telegrams at the time of her marriage to Harry
    4. Emery, in Russia, and during revolution there. 14 items, 1917-1918.
    5. Letters and notes, mainly addressed to Mrs. Frederick R. Wulsin, about the death of her step-mother, Anne C. E. Allinson, and about the settlement of the estates of both A.C.E. and F.G. Allinson. 13 items, 1932-1933.

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  1. Genealogical Material.
    1. Family tree of Martha Allinson. (Printed form with ms. entries)
    2. Letter from Lydia S. Hinchman to Susanne A. Wulsin. Haverford, Pa, Oct. 23, 1932. [Gives information on 18th. and 19th. Century Allinsons]
    3. Typescripts of old documents relating to Allinson family in England and America, sent to F. G. Allinson by his cousin, Caroline Allinson, May, 1927. [Include a genealogical essay, tracing Allinsons back to Bryan Allinson, d.1679; also, Scattergood, Pancoast, and Wetherill ancestors] 10 items.
    4. Coat of arms of George Carter Irwin (2 copies) and genealogy of Irwin family.
  2. Memorials.
    1. A short account of the life of James Carey of Baltimore, Md. (printed booklet)
    2. Obituary notice of Elizabeth Allinson, Burlington, N.J., d. 8mo. 11, 1856, ae. 81. (clipping, mtd., with picture)
    3. William J. Allinson, 1810-1874. (printed booklet)
    4. Francis Greenleaf Allinson, 1856-1931. (reprint from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 75, No. 6, 1944. 2 p.
    5. Memorial for Francis Greenleaf Allinson by Philological Club of Brown U., Jan. 20, 1932. Ms., signed H. L. Koopman, B. C. Clough, plus letter from secy. of Soc. to Mrs. Allinson, Providence, R.I., Jan. 24, 1932.
    6. Resolutions of sympathy from Bd. of Trustees of Providence Public Library and Faculty of Brown U.
    7. Newspaper account of tribute paid to F.G.A. at meeting of the American Philological Association, Richmond, Va., Dec. 31, 1931.
    8. Letter of sympathy to Mrs. Allinson from [Zack? (Zachariah)] Chafee, Jr., Cambridge, Oct. 9, 1931.
    9. Memorial to Anne Crosby Emery Allinson, by [?] Society [connected with Pembroke College] March 6, 1933.
  3. Poetry.
    1. Anonymous:
      1. "Reclamation," a sonnet (typed) [by F. G. Allinson?]
      2. "M. S. S. (1860-1923)" (printed) [by F. G. Allinson?]
      3. "The Absent Host, July 20-24, 1931," sonnet (ms) [by F. G. Allinson?]
      4. "Lines Written on finding an article of Female attire in a Gentleman's room," Hancock Point, Maine, July 23, 1919. (ms.) [by F. G. Allinson?]
      5. "0h, lovely, oh beloved..." for Mr. Francis Allinson (ms)
    2. "To Mr. and Mrs. Huger Elliott, upon seeing their Mappe of the Newe World," from the Allinsons, Christmas Day, 1919.
    3. "In Memory of Edward P. Allinson," by Alonzo Brown (ms)
    4. "The Mediterranean," by 0. W. Firkins (clipping from the Century Magazine, May, 1912, plus letter from author, Minneapolis, Oct. 15, 1913, telling how he came to write it)
    5. Poem by Francis B. Gummere, for Alumni Association meeting, Haverford, June 25, 1878 (typescript)
    6. Curse on Chicago, in classical French verse, imitation of Corneille, by G. Perrin, which appeared in the New York Times, Jan. 31, 1894. (typed copy, plus letter about it to Prof. Allinson, from G. Alder Blumer, M. D., Providence, R. I., March 31, 1909.
  4. Miscellaneous.
    1. F. G. Allinson, address book, 1928.
    2. Business papers.
      1. 3 items concerning business interest in the Legal Intelligencer, inherited by Mary C. Allinson and then by Francis G. Allinson, 1891-1902.
      2. 1 item, National Sewing Machine Co. Phila., Jan. 3, 1899.
      3. 5 items, Providence Washington Insurance Co. (including fire insurance policy on house in Providence R.I., 1900-1903.
      4. Recommendations for fire protection on cottage in Maine. Signed by Aiken Simons, June 24, 1915.
    3. American Philological Association.
      • Invitation to F. G. Allinson to join. Signed, Herbert Weir Smyth, secy., Bryn Mawr, Pa., Oct. 2, 1893.
    4. Receipt for shawl, purchased in London, June 4, 1860, and gift card to go with shawl, from Mrs. James Carey ("Aunt Ellen") to Susanne C. Allinson.
    5. Certificate (copy) of removal from Lartington, Yorkshire, Meeting, for Joseph Allinson, 3mo. 18, 1718.
  5. Photographs.
    • 11 positive prints, 3 negatives, of [Francis Greenleaf Allinson and members of his family]

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Additions to Collection, 1996:

Summary of Collection:

37 manuscript Allinson family letters, 1 poem, 1 diary, 1 epistle; 2 photostatic copies of: "Notes of a Tour made by John Brown, ...William Allinson", 1809 and "Account of Conversation with Papunung"; 3 photographs: Locust Hill (2) and inscribed carte-de-visite of John Greenleaf Whittier; 11 books or pamphlets, including ALS by J.G. Whittier to William [Allinson], 1871; and ALS by J. J. Gurney to ?, 1841. These latter two items were removed from the books and interfiled with the Allinson Family letters.

Biographical/genealogical Information:

Samuel Allinson (1739-1791) was a friend of Anthony Benezet and ggg grandfather of (Margaret Carroll Allinson?). William J. Allinson ((1810-1874) and Samuel Allinson Jr. (1808-1883) were nephews of William Allinson (1766-1841). Edward F. Allinson was grandfather of (Margaret Carroll Allinson?) and friend of John G. Whittier. Caroline Allinson was cousin of (Margaret Carroll Allinson?). Anna G. Roberts m. ca. 1885 Edward Allinson.

Box Organization:

(within Allinson last name, alphabetical order by first names; 1 item for each person unless otherwise noted)

Letters:

  • Allinson, Anna G. Roberts to Anne Tatum Allinson. N.Y., 1885 1/9. [thanks future mother-in-law for welcome into family]
  • Allinson, Caroline to Carroll Flintermann. 1926 3/7.
  • Allinson, Edward P. (1852-1901). 3 items, 1868-1885, including to cousin (Caroline Allinson). [Grinnell, Iowa], 1868 6/21. [on a trip west through Cincinnati to Iowa where he visited Uncle Barclay Hinchman]
  • Allinson, Elizabeth Welsh to Sibyl Allinson. 5 items, 1826-1827, including Gibraltar, 1826 8/20. [surrounded by commercial spies and enemies; climate and health] Gibraltar, 1827 11/7. [two war ships in the Bay] +
  • Allinson, James to Jane Siddons. 1786.
  • Allinson, John Cooper to James Allinson. 1797.
  • Allinson, Martha to aunt (Sibyl Allinson) and Margaret Parker, 1827-44. 4 items.
  • Allinson, Martha Cooper to father (David Cooper) and Elizabeth Allinson. 1781 & 1814. 2 items. [mention many Friends, traveling Friends]
  • Allinson, Mary to Anna Braithwaite. Burlington, 1826 8/22. [Meeting news, mentioning many Friends, including R. Jordan and T. Shillitoe]
  • Allinson, Rebecca Hinchman to son (Edward P. Allinson). 1873-4. 2 items.
  • Allinson, Sibyl to Rebecca Hinchman. 1852
  • Allinson, Samuel to daughter (Mary Allinson). 1783-1790. 3 items, including: Waterford, 1790 4/29. [on plain dress]
  • Allinson, Samuel (son of above). 3 items, 1821-1828, including: to Sibyl Allinson. Brig. Genl Jackson at sea off the Brazils, 1821 Dec. 2. [on a business trip, writes a very emotional family letter, telling of the voyage and his destination] + Gibraltar, 1828 7/5. [about shady business dealings of his business patron]
  • Allinson, William J.. 4 items, 1828-1869, including: Burlington, 1860 11/6. [tells of the voting process, flag of Lincoln]
  • Gurney, Joseph John to ?. 1841 4/?. [on the importance of silence in worship and of evangelical piety; rise of Popery and the poor position of Quakerism "pure, unfettered, unsystematised, primitive Christianity"]
  • Hughes, Hetty Allinson. 3 items, 1829 & 1847.
  • Parker, Margaret Allinson. 3 items, 1824-1852.
  • Whittier, John Greenleaf to William [Allinson]. Amesbury, 1871 5/1. [Requests information about Mt. Holly, N.J. area and house and personal appearance of John Woolman

Manuscripts:

  • "Notes of a tour made by John Brown, Amos Lea, Tho[ma]s Stewardson and W[illiam] A[llinson] in the 9th & 10th months 1809...". Photostatic copy of no. 1 in 28 p.; also typed transcript.
  • "Notes of some Indian customs taken down in the 9 mo. 1809 by information rec[eive]d from Jonathan Thomas & other Friends then residing among them." Photostatic copy of no. 2 in 64 p.
  • "Notes of some Indian customs taken down in the 9 mo. 1809 by information rec[eive]d from Jonathan Thomas & other Friends then residing among them." Photostatic copy of no. 3, a continuation of no. 2 in 52 p.
  • Chronological itinerary and People met. Copy of lists compiled from "Notes" above.
  • Philadelphia Yearly Meeting epistle to Philadelphia Quarterly and Monthly Meetings. An account of the Yearly Meeting, July 21-26, 1719. Ms. and typed transcript.
  • "Account of conversations with Papunung, a religious Indian", ca. 1760 - 1761." Photostatic copy of manuscript probably in the hand of Anthony Benezet and typed transcript. Also correspondence of P.C. Flintermann regarding research on Papunung and Benezet; Photocopy of published transcriptions of other Benezet writings concerning Native Americans at the Huntington Library and Historical Society of Pennsylvania; textual holograph comparisons of the Flintermann and Huntington Library Benezet manuscripts.
  • Hinchman, Anna W. "Diary No. 3, 1851". ("Anna Hinchman was the daughter of John and Eliza Webb Hinchman, probably sister-in-law to Wm. J. Allinson (1810-1874) who married Rebecca Hinchman (also daughter of Eliza?). The "dear Carrie" referred to in the diary is probably cousin Caroline Allinson, daughter of Samuel Jr. who lived at Locust Hill (see p. 110 in 'Burlington Books'" -- copied from envelope; see also: Hinshaw, vol. 2, p. 292: Hinchman, Charles S. & Lydia S. Received on certificate from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Western District at Burlington in 1879 with their children, including Anna Hinchman)

Photographs:

3 photographs: Locust Hill (2) and inscribed carte-de-visite of John Greenleaf Whittier. "Locust Hill" near Yardville, N.J. was the home of Samuel Allinson, Jr., (1808-1883) from 1830. It was originally owned by William Allinson of Burlington, N.J. He bequeathed "Locust Hill" in 1841 to his nephew, Samuel, Jr., son of his brother, James Allinson. He left his property in Burlington to his other nephew, William J. Allinson who established a drugstore there. (notes on "Locust Hill" by Peter Flintermann)

Miscellaneous:

"Mementos of 'Locust Hill'": picture of a turtle shell and ms. list of names and dates carved into turtle's shell

Books and pamphlets removed from collection to Quaker Collection, Main Library or Pamphlet Group:

  • The Book of Psalms, translated out of the original Hebrew: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. N.Y.: American Bible Society, 1859. Inscribed.
  • Burlington: A Provincial Capital .... Phila.: Harris & Partridge, 1945. Inscribed: Carroll Allinson Flintermann from Page?. March 3, 1946, and note to give to Swarthmore if dup.
  • Medley, being a personal bound collection of pamphlets, fragments for Wm. J. Allinson. Ms. table of contents. 1830s.
  • Medley, another collection pamphlets, fragments for Wm. J. Allinson. Ms. table of contents, 18th - 19th centuries.
  • In Memoriam: Edward P. Allinson, Esq. Inscribed.
  • The Principles of Peace exemplified in the conduct of the Soc. of Friends in Ireland ... / Thomas Hancock, M.D. Boston: Whipple &, Damrell, 1838. Inscribed: "Wm. J. Allinson from his friend, Susan R. Smith, 1838"
  • An Exposition of the Faith of the Religious Society of Friends ... / Thomas Evans. Phila., Kimber & Sharpless, 1828.
  • The Hinchman Conspiracy Case, in Letters to the New York Home Journal ... Phila.: Stokes & Bro., 1849.
  • Memorial of Samuel Allinson ... / John E. Hageman. Read ... 1884.

These two books to bindery to have letters removed:

Memoirs of Joseph John Gurney; with selections from his journal and correspondence / edited by Joseph Bevan Braithwaite. Phila.: Lippincott, Grambo & Co, 1854. Vol I of 2. Bound in: ALS by J. J. Gurney to ?, 4th mo. 1841, on the importance of silence in worship and of evangelical piety; of the rise of Popery and the poor position of Quakerism "pure, unfettered, unsystematised, primitive Christianity. (letter being removed). Inscribed: "William and Rebecca Allinson with E.P. Gurney's affectionate remembrance, 1854"

The Journal of John Woolman with an introduction by John G. Whittier. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1871. Inscribed: "W.J. Allinson from John G. Whittier." Sewn in: ALS by J.G. Whittier to William [Allinson]. Amesbury, 5th mo 1 1871. Requests information about Mt. Holly, N.J. area and house and personal appearance of John Woolman. (letter being removed). Library plate with autograph of Wm. Allinson.


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