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Haverford College
Quaker and Special Collections

British Friends' Letters, 1650-1985

Ms. Coll. #861
5 boxes (ca. 185 folders)

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Scanned Image ALS London, 3 mo. 6, 1770 letter to John Pemberton concerning the visit of Rachel Wilson and other "public friends" to London ( Esther Tuke, Katherine Peyton, Edward Higginson, Joseph Procter, Mary Ridgeway, and others). Page 1 | Page 2 . (approximately 98K).

Scanned Image ALS to the Duchess of Sutherland in which Fry expresses sorrow at her inability to attend the "great antislavery meeting", but offers an invitation to the ladies of Sutherland's society to attend the Ladies Prison Committee the following week. Page 1 | Page 2 (Approximately 60K each)

Summary of collection

Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history and throwing light on religious and cultural activities. The collection includes many letters sent to John Barclay in regard to his publication in 1833 of The diary of Alexander Jaffray ...; letter (1820) of Isaac Braithwaite (1781-1861), discusses his strong objections to the position of Elias Hicks; 14 letters, 1844-1884, of John Bright (1811-1889), on political matters; letters and papers relating to John Broadhead (1762-1830), on the Seneca Indians and their visit to England in 1818; 18 letters, 1853-1854, of John Candler to his wife while he traveled in America; 8 letters, 1817-1854, of Josiah Forster (1782-1870); 5 letters, 1754-1757, of Robert Foster telling of Friends' visits; 7 letters, 1765-1782, of Ann Fothergill (1718-1802); letters, 1826-1842, of Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845), sister of Joseph John Gurney; papers, including circular letters, 1896, of James Rendel Harris (1852-1941), telling of Friends' work in Armenian relief; letters of Mary (Botham) Howitt and William Howitt; letters, 1881-1901, of Henry Stanley Newman on publication of works documenting Friends' missionary activities; and 23 letters, 1806-1851, of poet Amelia Opie (1769-1853).

The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends, including a 1690 letter from Robert Barrow (d. 1697), telling of the death and burial of George Fox; an epistle of William Caton (1636-1665); 2 letters, 1661, of William Dewsbury (1621-1688), written while imprisoned in York castle; 1654 letter from Richard Farnsworth (d. 1666), to Jacob Bottomley; letters and papers related to Margaret (Askew) Fell (1614-1702); 1687 letter to Friends in Holland from Robert Sandilands; 1664 letter from William Smith (d. 1673), to George Fox, written while imprisoned; 1716 arrest warrant for Thomas Story (1662-1742), for preaching in Kilkenny.

Arrangement and description of collection

Letters are arranged alphabetically by author. In many cases, a brief indication of topics discussed in the letter(s) has been included as an aid to the researcher. A listing of the contents of the collection follows:

Box 1: A - C | Table of contents | Summary | Box 1 | Box 2 | Box 3 | Box 4 | Box 5

  1. Abell, John (1790?-1861)
    2 ALS Limerick, [Ireland] 7 mo. 13, 1831 and 5 mo. 5, 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  2. Alexander, Dykes (1764-1849)
    ALS Ipswich, 3 mo. 13, 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    (with added reply by Barclay in pencil)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  3. Alexander, Horace G.
    signed note, undated
    topics:
    • distribution of a new edition of a London pamphlet on the Quaker Peace Testimony
  4. Alexander, Samuel (1749-1824)
    24 ALS Needham, 1818-1820
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • mention of J.J.G., Friends' doings and Meeting matters
    • refers to a ms. of Samuel Alexander
  5. Alexander, William (1768?-1841)
    ALS York, 5 mo. 13, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  6. Allen, Richard (1787?-1873)
    ALS Newtown, Waterford, 7 mo. 26, 1831
    addressed to "my dear friend" [John Barclay] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • copies of ["Diary of Alexander Jaffray"?]

    also: portrait of Richard Allen

  7. Allen, William (1720?-1843?)
    ALS [Stoke Newington], 5 mo. 14, 1822
    addressed to "Bowring" [Sir John Bowring 1792-1872]
    topics:
    • political

    also: a "folder" with wax seal

  8. Backhouse, James (1757-1804)
    (3 items: ADS)
    legal documents re: will of James Backhouse, 1805, 1811 (from Samuel R. Shipley Coll., 1950)
    topics:
    • probate of will
    • [power of attorney?]
  9. Backhouse, Jonas
    ALS ["Scanington"] Priors, Warwickshire, June 29, [?] postmarked Aug. 21, New York
    addressed to Thomas Wistar, Phila. (gift of Friends Historical Association, 1947)
    topics:
    • re: meeting business
    • religious discussion
  10. Backhouse, William
    address only, no letter
    "to the Viscount Melbourne, Windsor Castle"
  11. Bailey, Gerald (1903-1972)
    ALS Brambly, Guildford, Surrey, Feb. 15, 1966
    addressed to Mary Hoxie Jones, Phila.
  12. Bailey, Sidney
    postcard and ALS 1985
    • letter is from "Robert (A.K. Runcie, Archbishop of) Canterbury" re: awarding of Lambeth Degree to Sidney Bailey
    • letter accompanied by postcard of Lambeth Palace Chapel to Mary Hoxie Jones from Sidney Bailey
  13. Barclay, John (1797-1838)
    ALS
    • ALS of [], Leighton, Buzzard, 5 mo. 17, 1831 to John Barclay re: "Diary of Alexander Jaffray" (from the Roberts Coll.)
    • ALS of John Barclay, Hastings in Sussex, 8 mo. 30, 1837, to [John Wilbur?], mailing address is to Thomas B. Gould, Newport, R.I., (purchased on William W. Comfort Fund, 1949, includes letter from Symmachus Trading Co.)
    • ALS of John Barclay, Croyden, 4 mo. 29, 1830 to Charles Palmer re: "Diary of Alexander Jaffray" (from the Roberts Coll.)
  14. Barclay, Robert (1833-1876)
    ALS Tottenham, Nov. 30, 1871
    addressed to Joseph Smith (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • reception of persons into membership
  15. Barrow, Robert (d. 1697)
    photocopy of ALS London, 11 mo. 16, 1690
    addressed to Henry Loward, Thomas Green, Thomas Dockrey [sic], Richard Burrows, William Hugginson, Thomas Widders
    topics:
    • death and burial of George Fox

    also: ms. copy of George Fox's will

  16. Barton, Bernard (1784-1849)
    2 ALS 1838-1844
    addressed to: Elizabeth [Sims]; T.B. Brightwell, London
  17. Beck, Thomas
    ALS London, 3 mo. 10, 1755
    addressed to "Friend J.P." (from the Roberts Coll.)
    also typed transcript
    topics:
    • business matters
    • traveling ministers, ref. to W.B. and J.C. "in our nation"
    • mention of E. Ashbridge and [S.] Worral being ill
    • mention of M. Ellis visiting
  18. Bell, Daniel (1685-1758)
    ALS Tottenham, 5 mo. 29, 1749
    addressed to James Pemberton
    topics:
    • wishes JP a safe trip back
    • asks him to see to some land left him in New Jersey by his late brother, John Bell
  19. Bellows, John (1831-1902)
    ALS Upton Knoll, Gloucester, 10/10/1901
    addressed to "dear friend" [Anna P. Sharpless] (from estate of Anna P. Sharpless)
    topics:
    • death of "thy valued uncle Thomas Elkinton"

    also: photograph of John Bellows labeled "gift of [H.] L. Baily, 1941"

  20. Bewley, Joseph (1795-1851)
    ALS Dublin, 7 mo. 24, 1832
    addressed to "Dear friend" [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  21. Binyon, Deborah (1778?-1853)
    ALS Manchester, 3 mo. 16, 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  22. Birkbeck, George (1776-1841)
    ALS [Finsbury], March 1, 1840
    addressed to W. Ball
    (also attached to letter are 2 newspaper clippings on death of George Birkbeck)
    topics:
    • lecture of W. Ball

    also: 5 portraits of George Birkbeck

  23. Birkbeck, Morris (1734-1816)
    ALS Chichester, 9 mo. 4, 1811
    addressed to Joseph Lancaster
    topics:
    • publication by JL of a "History of thy system of education"
  24. Bland, Elias (fl. 1743-1761)
    2 ALS London, 6 mo. 10, 1743 and undated
    addressed to James Pemberton (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • shipping business
  25. Bodaly, Richard (1777-1840)
    ALS Wellingbro, 7 mo. 13, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • subscribers [for "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"?]
  26. Braithwaite, Anna (1788-1859)
    2 ALS Kendal
    • 3 mo. 28, 1830, addressed to William Newbold, Phila.
    • 9 mo. 7, 1830, addressed to John Griscom, N.Y.

    also: 4 portraits of Anna Braithwaite (gift of Caroline W. Smedley, 1943; Caroline Allinson, 1940)

  27. Braithwaite, Isaac (1781-1861)
    ALS Kendal, 12 mo. 29, 1820 (plus 2 typed transcript of above letter)
    addressed to John Griscom, N.Y.
    topics:
    • Braithwaite's strong objections to position of Elias Hicks
    • also: advertisement from "Autograph letters, American historical material, Forest H. Sweet, Michigan" showing listing for IB letter
  28. Braithwaite, Isaac, Jr. (1781-1861)
    3 ALS London, 1838-1844
    addressed to John Griscom, Haverford West, Pa.
    topics:
    • "Christian observer" which Braithwaite has sent over to Griscom
    • discussion of divisions facing the Society of Friends
    • religious discussion
  29. Braithwaite, Joseph Bevan (1818-1905)
    4 ALS, 1 AL 1877-1887
    addressed to Stanley Pumphrey; trustees of Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges; "Dear friend" (gifts of Mrs. Kenn[eel O.] Vila, April 15, 1960; Anna R. Ladd, 1937)
    also:
    • 2 p. from The American Friend (1905) containing biographical sketches of Joseph B. Braithwaite (gift of A.M. Gummere, 1937)
    • newspaper clippings and portrait on JBB (gift of the Friends Historical Association, 1947)
  30. Brantingham, George (1790?-1859)
    2 ALS Aberdeen [Scotland], 5 mo. 24, 1828 and 5 mo. 20, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • request from JB for information on Alexander Jaffray
  31. Bright, Jacob (1821-1899)
    5 ALS and 1 signed postcard, London and Cheshire
    letters addressed to "Dear Sir" and to Mr. Barker
    postcard to Mr. James Whyte
    topics:
    • politics
  32. Bright, John (1811-1889)
    14 ALS London and Rochdale, 1844-1884
    addressed to D.E. Ford; F. Cousinery; Thomas C. Michael; William Scholefield; J.B. Scott; Charles Wilson; Thomas Chase; Benjamin B. Wiffen; Bradford R. Wood, B. Potter; Henry G. [Calaft?]
    topics:
    • remarks on American Civil War
    • mentions regard for J.G. Whittier
    • political matters

    also: newspaper clipping on JB

  33. Broadhead, John (1762-1830)
    papers related to John Broadhead and the Indians
    folder contains:
    • ms. copy of "an address delivered by John Broadhead to the Seneca Indians that visited England in 1818"
    • letter addressed to James "Boulton"? [Bolton], Leeds, undated but with postmark of 1816, initialed "A.C.F." [Augustus Fox] containing a message from the Indians, also a photocopy of part of same
    • ALS from Henry J. Cadbury to Edwin Bronner, 19 Jan. 1965, giving Cadbury's thoughts on the above two items.
    • article from "Friends Journal" Feb. 15, 1965 entitled "Seven Senecas in England" by Henry J. Cadbury
    • photocopy of "Copy of a communication received from the Seneca Indians, in North America; extract from a letter of Augustus C. Fox, Interpreter to the Seneca Indians, during their residence in England, in 1818"
    • ms. copy "Seneca Indians in England, 1818" copied by H.J. Cadbury, Feb. 15, 1965
  34. Burgess, Thomas (1799?-1874)
    ALS Leicester, 7 mo. 7, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  35. Cadbury, Barrow (1862-1958)
    ALS Birmingham, postmarked 1955
    addressed to Mary Hoxie Jones, Pa. (gift of Mary Hoxie Jones, 1956)
    topics:
    • thanks MHJ for copy of "your Father's life"

    also: snapshot photograph of Barrow Cadbury, Paul Cadbury and Katherine Cadbury, August 1952, during Friends World Conference, St. Peters College, Oxford.

  36. Cadbury, Elizabeth (Head) (1768-1851)
    Ms. copy of "Extracts from a few memorandums made during the yearly meeting in London, 6 mo. 18th to the 26th, 1825" (also a typed transcript)
    also: ALS addressed to Emma Cadbury, 1920, from Allen C. Thomas
  37. Calvert, Eric Roy (1898-1933)
    TLS Essex, England, 19/2/23
    addressed to Elliston Morris (gift of Elliston P. Morris)
    topics:
    • his proposed visit to U.S.
    • mention of Neave Brayshaw
  38. Candler, John
    18 ALS 1853-1854
    addressed to his wife (gift of Norman Penney, with letter of Lucy Candler to Norman Penney re: letters of John Candler)
    topics:
    • Candler's trip to North America

    also: note that these letters were published in A Friendly mission, John Candler's letters from America. Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society, 1951.
    ALS Tennessee, 1 mo. 8, 1854
    addressed to R.D. and A. Alexander
    topics:

    • Candler's trip to North America
    • ms. (2 sheets) "Routes in America, 1853 and 1854"
  39. Cash, Thomas (ca. 1739-1809)
    ALS Manchester, 3 mo. 23, 1787
    addressed to "James Pemberton c/o Jonathan Druary"
    topics:
    • Meeting and Friends' doings
  40. Caton, William (1636-1665)
    note with ms. document "The letter of William Caton beginning 'Some quiryes' was originally No. 1 in the William Penn Letterbook" (Gift of Henry Pemberton, 1834)
    • "Some quiryes to you that call your selves ye Church of Christ and doth presume to cast out those from among you that are separated from you by the light of Jesus []" and initialed "W.C." is inscribed "1 month 20th, 1834 : *This supposed to be the signature of William Caton"
    • "An epistle for children" (Ms. document, undated, gift of Mrs. H.P. Buffum, 1933)
  41. Champion, Richard
    ALS Bristol, 3 mo. 25, 1743
    addressed to the widow of Robert Jordon, Phila. (from the Roberts Coll.)
  42. Coleby, Benjamin Hart (1783?-1852)
    ALS Holybourn [Eng.], 6 mo. 21, 1831
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  43. Crewsdon, Isaac (1780-1844)
    ALS Ardwick, 5 mo. 13, 1831
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  44. Crosby, Thomas
    3 ALS Bristol, 1760-1762
    addressed to James Pemberton (from the Roberts Coll.)
  45. Crosfield, George (1785-1847)
    ALS Liverpool, 2 mo. 14, 1832
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  46. Cruickshank, Lucy (1810?-1875)
    ALS Meadowside [Scotland?], 5 mo. 5, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"

Box 2: D - G | Table of contents | Summary | Box 1 | Box 2 | Box 3 | Box 4 | Box 5

  1. Darton, Samuel (1786-1840)
    ALS 20/12 1832
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  2. Dewsbury, William (1621-1688)
    2 ALS? 3 mo. 23, 1661 and 1 mo. 25, 1661
    addressed to Friends (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • written while in prison in York castle
  3. Eccleston, Daniel (1745?-1821)
    ALS Petersburg, [Va.] July 7, 1771
    addressed to Joseph Kendall, Phila. (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • his travels
  4. Ellis, Reverend William (1776?-1840)
    ALS Mansfield, 5th [mo.] 4th, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • contacting a representative of Sir John Rhodes

    also: portrait of Rev. William Ellis

  5. Ellwood, Thomas (1639-1713)
    papers related to Thomas Ellwood
    folder contains:
    facsimile(?) of handwriting of Thomas Ellwood (this memorandum is gift of Henry J. Cadbury, 1952)
    2 letters re: the above facsimile- L. Violet Holdsworth to Henry J. Cadbury, 27:XI:45 and Henry J. Cadbury to Miss Hewitt, 26:I:1952
    7 illustrations of Ellwood's residences
  6. Empson, William
    ALS Hollingthorp near Wakefield, Yorkshire, 5 mo. 25, 1773
    addressed to Dr. Parks, Phila. (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • news of family and friends
  7. Farnsworth, Richard (d. 1666)
    photocopy and typed transcript of ALS, 7 mo. 4, [16]54
    addressed to Jacob Bottomley
    topics:
    • "thou art a filthy beast, full of abomination"
  8. Fayle, Sarah (1786?-1843)
    ALS Dublin, 5 mo. 12, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • death of her husband
  9. Fell, Henry (fl. 1656-1674)
    photocopy of ALS, "Barbadoes", 12 mo. 19, 1656
    addressed to Margaret Fell, Lancashire (gift of Friends Service Council, 1937, from the original in Friends Library, London)
    topics:
    • the "Woodhouse"
  10. Fell, Margaret (Askew) (1614-1702)
    papers related to Margaret Fell
    folder contains:
    facsimile copy of ALS 1652 (2 copies) (gift of G.A. Gummere, 1937; and from Friends Library, Phila., 1932)
    ALS(?) 6 mo. 19, 1671 addressed to "My dear and blessed and beloved children" (purchased from the Rosenbach Company, 1947)
    various notes on and photocopies of the above letter by Henry J. Cadbury, 1947
    typed transcript of above
    frontispiece from The Fells of Swartmore Hall. pub. 1867 showing birthplace of M.F. (gift of Mrs. E.T. Gill, May 1935)
    photocopy of letter, 1657 addressed to William Caton (Purchased through Friends Library London, 1948)
    facsimile of letters, 1698 and 1700 (2 copies) addressed to "Friends, Brethren & Sisters" (1 copy gift of William Benson, 1907)
    photocopy of letter, 1650 addressed to "Friends" (purchased through Friends Library London, 1948)
    photocopy of letter, 1674 ["handwriting of Thomas Lower probably part of Spence mss."]
    2 letters from Isabel Ross to Henry Cadbury, 1947 re: Margaret Fell letters
  11. Fisher, Abraham (1784-1871)
    ALS Youghal [Ireland?], 7 mo. 11, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  12. Fletcher, Isaac
    ALS Underwood, 4 mo. 20, 1773
    addressed to Mary Harrison (from the Roberts Coll.)
  13. Forbes, James (1786-2849)
    ALS Christianstown, Kildare [Ireland], 3 mo. 10, 1829
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • information on the Jaffray family
  14. 14. Forster, Josiah (1782-1870)
    ALS Tottenham, 2 mo. 27, 1830 addressed to Daniel B. Smith (gift of Friends Historical Association, 1948)
    ALS Southgate, 9 mo. 9, 1817 addressed to Samuel Emlen (from Howland Coll.)
    ALS Washington, 9 mo. 29, 1853 addressed to "Dear friend" [Peter Bedford?]
    ALS Terre Haute, 10 o. 28, 1853 addressed to "Dear friend"
    ALS St. Louis, Mo., 11 mo. 25, 1853 addressed to "My beloved friend"
    ALS Columbia, S.C., 12 mo. 23, 1853 addressed to "My dear friend" [Peter Bedford, Croyden]
    ALS Tennessee, 1 mo. 24, 1854 addressed to P.B. [Peter Bedford, Croyden]
    ALS Philadelphia, 3 mo. 11, 1854 addressed to "My dear friend"
    (from Howland Coll.)
    letter from Norman Penney, 21.V.28, and note in his hand re: to these letters addressed to Peter Bedford
    photograph of Josiah Forster
    portrait of Josiah Forster
    typed summaries and transcripts for many of the above letters of Josiah Forster
  15. Forster, William (1747-1824)
    2 ALS Tottenham, 1775 and 1777 addressed to Elizabeth Forster, Birmingham and to Tabitha Forster, Sheffield (both gift of Norman Penney, 1928)
    letter from Norman Penney, 3 Oct. 1928 and notes on these letters in his hand
  16. Forster, William Edward (1818-1886)
    ALS Leeds, Aug. 30, 1872 addressed to J.T. []
    photograph of the birthplace of Wm. E. Forster, Bradpole, Dorset
    2 portraits of William E. Forster
  17. Foster, Isaac
    Scanned Image ALS London, 3 mo. 6, 1770 letter to John Pemberton concerning the visit of Rachel Wilson and other "public friends" to London ( Esther Tuke, Katherine Peyton, Edward Higginson, Joseph Procter, Mary Ridgeway, and others). Page 1 | Page 2 (Approximately 98K each)
  18. Foster, John (1781-1864)
    ALS Luton, 9 mo. 5, 1831
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  19. Foster, Robert
    5 ALS 1754-1757
    addressed to [], Israel Pemberton, John Pemberton (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • Friends' visits
  20. Fothergill, Ann (1718-1802)
    7 ALS London, 1765-1782
    addressed to Priscilla Pitts (later Dimsdale)
    topics:
    • family news
  21. Fothergill, Samuel (1715-1772)
    folder contains:
    Ms. copy of letter, Warrington, 2 mo. 25, 1771 addressed to Eliza Gurney "to Friends"
    topics:
    • Cornelius Cayley's application to Friends at Leeds meeting

    Silhouette "Samuel Fothergill preaching in America - 1755, given by Joseph H. Coates [See drawing in possession of George Vaux, Jr.] [Anna M. Gummere]"
    5 photo-reproductions of the above silhouette (gift of Ted Hetzel Aug. 1 [1977?] - acc.# 3618)
    2 photographs (of original drawing?) of silhouette of Samuel Fothergill teaching (gift of Amelia M. Gummere, 1937)
    ALS [s. copy?] Sandwich [Mass.], 7 mo. 4, 1755 addressed to "Friends of the Monthly Meeting of Sherbon [Sherborn?], Nantucket" (gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Shurrocks, 1940)

  22. Foulds, Elfrida Vipont
    TLS Lancashire, 31:1:[19]67
    addressed to Edwin Bronner, Haverford College
    topics:
    • sends copy of "Blow the man down"
  23. Fox, Alfred Lloyd (1829-1885)
    ALS Penmere, Falmouth, 2 mo. 7, 1873
    addressed to [Eli Long?]
    topics:
    • family news
  24. Fox, Richard Hingston (1853-1924)
    2 ALS London, 1878 and 1891
    addressed to James E. Rhodes (gift of Anna R. Ladd, 1937)
  25. Fox, Robert Were (1792?-1872)
    2 ALS Falmouth 1831 and 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  26. Fox, Sylvanus (1792-1851)
    ALS Wellington [Eng.], 5 mo. 12, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  27. Freeman, Nancy
    ALS London, 2 mo. 18, 1774
    addressed to Dr. Thomas Parke, [Phila.?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • Friends' doings
  28. Fry, Anna Ruth (1878-1962)
    ALS Suffolk, "6.X.40" [1940]
    addressed to Prof. Elihu Grant (gift of Elihu Grant, 1940)
    topics:
    • desire for peace

    also: portrait

  29. Fry, Elizabeth (Gurney) (1780-1845)
    folder includes:
    ALS Lynn, 12/12 1826 addressed to Sarah Benson, Liverpool
    topics:
    • her wish to accompany her brother Joseph John Gurney to Ireland

    ALS Upton Lane 1.25. 1832 addressed to Robert Benson, Liverpool
    ALS Upton Lane 5.15.1832 addressed to M. Benson
    ALS Upton Lane, 1/18. 1831 addressed to Robert Benson
    ALS Plashet 4/25. 1825 addressed to Robert Benson
    ALS undated, addressed to Mrs. Fry [her aunt]
    ALS 2/7.1831 addressed to Robert Benson
    ALS [Ruth's] lodgings, 10/5. 1842 addressed to Henry Baring, [Esquire]
    typed copy of "A Friendly address to Mrs. Fry in Newgate" (printed in the Complete poetical works of Thomas Hood. New York, 1872, vol. II, p. 410 ff)
    Scanned Image ALS to the Duchess of Sutherland in which Fry expresses sorrow at her inability to attend the "great antislavery meeting", but offers an invitation to the ladies of Sutherland's society to attend the Ladies Prison Committee the following week. Page 1 | Page 2 (Approximately 60K each)

  30. Fry, Francis (1803-1886)
    2 ALS 1868-1869
    addressed to George B. Lloyd
    also: ms. copy of letter of Francis Fry, 6/17/1868, copied by "A.M."
  31. Green, Joseph J. (1854-1921)
    2 ALS Essex, 1890
    addressed to Charles Roberts
    also a note written by J.J.G. [Joseph John Gurney]
    topics:
    • all in regard to a Penn ms.
  32. Greenleafe, Isaac, (fl. 1762)
    Ms. copy of letter, London, "10ber 6.1748"
    addressed to "Josey" (from the Roberts Coll.)
  33. Griffith, John (1713-1776)
    ALS Chelmsford, 5 mo. 24, 1769
    addressed to John Pemberton
    topics:
    • news of Friends
  34. Grimshaw, William, (1799-1853)
    ALS 10 mo. 27, 1832
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  35. Grubb, Anne
    2 ALS Clonmel [Ireland], 1801 and Clogheem [Ireland], 1803
    addressed to Richard Jordan
    topics:
    • religious reflections (her troubles)
  36. Grubb, Margaret (1751-1829)
    ALS Clogheem [Ireland], 3 mo. 22, 1801
    addressed to Richard Jordan
    topics:
    • mention of Anne Grubb
  37. Grubb, Sarah Tuke (1756-1790)
    ms. copy of part of a letter written when she was twenty years old, [ca. 1776]
    addressed to Richard Shackleton
    topics:
    • family news
  38. Gurney, John (1749-1809)
    folder includes:
    3 portraits of John Gurney
    legal document (power of attorney), April 1800 to Henry Kuhl
    ALS Norwich, 9 April, 1793, addressed to William and Thomas Raikes on legal matter

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contents of folders:

  1. Hack, Daniel Pryor (1795?-1886)
    ALS Brighton, 3 mo. 3, 1832
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
    • family news

    also: 2 portraits

  2. Hall, David (1683-1756)
    ALS? Skipton, 4 mo. 24, 1749
    addressed to [William Grimshaw, Vicar of Haworth] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Answer to Priest Grimshaw's Epistle as follows"
  3. Hall, Isaac (b. 1720)
    ALS Broughton, 11 mo. 16, 1762
    addressed to John Pemberton
    topics:
    • wife of Isaac Hall visiting in America
  4. Harris, Edward
    ms. copy of a letter, 8 mo. 14, 1824 (also typed transcript of same)
    topics:
    • the establishment of a Friends school for girls in London, 1824
  5. Harris, Hannah
    AL [8] mo. 13, 1763
    addressed to ["Jomey"?] [Phila.]
    topics:
    • mention of Daniel "Stainton"
  6. -8. Harris, James Rendel (1852-1941)
    includes photos (portraits), published material, 4 ALS (1907-1932), typed transcripts of letters (copies of circular letters from he and wife Helen B. Harris, March 18- Sept. 1896), newspaper clippings.
    topics:
    • most of this material relates to the Armenian relief work of Friends, 1896
  7. Harris, Jane
    ALS Cockermouth, 10 mo. 26, 1765
    addressed to "Br. Gill" (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • business matter
  8. Harris, Richard
    ALS New Broad [], 3 mo. 16, 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  9. Harrison, Edward
    ALS "Barbadoes," 1 mo. 17, 1742
    addressed to Richard Jordan, Phila. (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • religious in nature
  10. Harvey, Thomas Edmund (1875-1955)
    3 ALS (plus 2 envelopes), Leeds, [Eng.]
    addressed to Elliston Morris, 5.VII.1922 (gift of Elliston P. Morris)
    addressed to Charles F. Jenkins and Stanley R. Yarnall, [Phila.] (Commonwealth of Pa. Wm. Penn Tercentenary Committee) 25.V.1944 (gift of Stanley R. Yarnall, 1944)
    addressed to Stanley Yarnall, [Phila.], 26.XII.1944 (gift of Stanley R. Yarnall, 1944)
  11. Haslam, John (ca. 1689-1773)
    2 ALS
    ALS Capes [New Jersey?], 6 mo. 6, 1744 addressed to Mary [Stanbury] Jordan, [Phila.] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    ALS London, 4 mo. 4, 1745 addressed to Israel Pemberton, Phila.
    topics:
    • religious
  12. Heath, Carl (1869-1950)
    [Secretary of Society of Friends, Council for International Service]
    TLS Jan. 19, 1926 addressed to Wilfred Conard, Geneva, Switzerland (gift of C. Wilfred Conard, May 14, 1958)
    topics:
    • wishes to see him
  13. Heath, Effie M
    ALS Surrey, Jan. 3, 1951
    addressed to Emma Cadbury
    topics:
    • death of Carl, [her husband?]

    also: 2 cards with poetry and a typed copy of a poem by EMH

  14. Hingston, C.
    3 ALS Plymouth, 1831 and 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  15. Hingston, Elizabeth
    ALS Penryn, May 22, 1763
    addressed to "Dear friend" [American?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • deeds
    • death of her husband
  16. Hoare, Samuel (1716-1796)
    ALS London, March 5, 1772
    addressed to John Freshfield, Norwich [Eng.]
    topics:
    • business
  17. Hobhouse, Stephen Henry (b. 1881)
    ALS Herts., April 27, 1959
    addressed to Quaker Coll., Haverford College
    topics:
    • sending copy of autobiography
  18. Hodgson, Thomas (1818?-1875?)
    ALS Liverpool, 1 mo. 9, 1834
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  19. Holdsworth, Lucy Violet (Hodgkin) (1869-1954)
    ALS Nr. Bristol, 4:III:[19]13
    addressed to Margaret Clark (later Haines)
    topics:
    • encloses verses "Emori nolo: mortuum me esse nihil aestumo" by Thomas Hodgkin
  20. Hooper, Joseph (1732-1789)
    ALS Southwark, 6 mo. 6, 1785
    addressed to J. Freshfield, Norwich
    topics:
    • thanks him for assisting Joey's travels
  21. Howitt, Mary (Botham) (1799-1888)
    15 ALS 1827 and 1841, the rest undated
    addressed to various persons
    also: 3 poems by Mary Howitt and a portrait of her
  22. Howitt, William (1792-1879)
    16 ALS 1818-1869 addressed to various persons
  23. Hoyland, Charles
    ALS London, 1 mo. 6, 1886
    addressed to Charles Roberts, [Phila.] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • Quaker records
  24. Hoyland, Geoffrey
    ALS Nr. Malvern, July 1, 1932
    addressed to Henry Cadbury (gift of Henry J. Cadbury, 1954)
    topics:
    • placing [son] Christopher [Cadbury] in his school
  25. Hoyland, John (1750?-1831)
    ALS Northton, 5 mo. 20, 1831
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  26. Hume, Sophia (1702-1774)
    ALS London, 1 mo. 20, 1774
    addressed to M[ary] Brooke (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • religious discussion on silence
  27. Jaffray, Richard
    2 ALS Austin [], 1829 and 1830
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • Alexander Jaffray
  28. Johnson, Mary
    ALS Warrington, 3 mo. 12, 1753
    addressed to Abraham Darby for Phebe Dodge
    topics:
    • wishes her well in her traveling
  29. Jones, William
    ALS Nashville, Tennessee, 21/11/[18]87
    addressed to Lucy [B.] Longstreth (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • proposed public meeting in Phila.

    also: newspaper clippings (portraits of Wm. Jones)

  30. Jowitt, Robert (1784?-1862)
    2 ALS London, 1831 and 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  31. Kaye, John
    Ms. copy Walworth, 1 mo. 24, 1787
    addressed to the Monthly Meeting of Friends at Ho[rs]lydown [Eng.] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • religious message
  32. Kendall, John (1726-1815)
    2 ALS
    ALS 10 mo. 17, 1808 addressed to "Dear cousin" Francis Freshfield, Norwich
    topics:
    • friendship between them and FF's illness

    ALS 7 mo. 6, 1762 addressed to "Dear friend" (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:

    • sending books
  33. Kilham, Hannah Spurr (1774-1832)
    ALS Nr. Sheffield, 2 mo. 14, 1821 addressed to John Griscom
    topics:
    • languages of Indians and Africans

    typed copy of "Who wrote 'A short vocabulary in the language of the Seneca Nation,' London, 1818? a tentative paper and research inquiry by P.E.H. Hair, Department of History, University of Khartoum"

  34. King, James
    Ms. copy New Castle, 9 mo. 9, 1772
    addressed to Thomas Smith (gift of Friends Historical Association, 1948)
    topics:
    • "copy of a letter from James King of New Castle upon Tine, to Thos. Smith of Lombard Street London, concerning our dear deceased Friend William Hunt"

    ALS Glasho[], 12 mo. 22, 1785 addressed to John Pemberton, York (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:

    • J. Brown in Newgate prison
  35. Knowles, Thomas
    Knowles, Mary
    ALS Paris, 8 mo. 12, 1772
    addressed to J. Foote, London
    topics:
    • travels and food
  36. Lancaster, Joseph (1778-1838)
    ALS Manchester, postmarked Aug. 29, 1817
    addressed to Mary Ann Lancaster
    topics:
    • letter to his daughter
  37. Laycock, Beth
    ALS Leeds, 12 mo. 28, 1721/2 (also a typed transcript)
    addressed to John Fothergill, Phila. (gift of Samuel Graveson, 1955)
    topics:
    • death of her husband
    • family news
  38. Lean, William Scarnell (1833-1908)
    typed transcripts of 3 letters (gift of J. Henry Bartlett, 1941)
    letter Leeds, 4 mo. 1899 addressed to Brighouse Monthly Meeting of Friends requesting that he be allowed to resign his membership in the Society of Friends
    letter Edgbaston, May 24, 1907 addressed to Mr. Perowne resigning his position in the Anglican church
    portrait of WSL and typed notes re: the publication of these letters
    letter Edgbaston, 2.IX.1907 addressed to Warwickshire North Monthly Meeting of Friends requesting to be readmitted into membership
  39. Littleboy, William (1853-1936)
    ALS Birmingham, July 2, 1922
    addressed to Emma Cadbury, Jr., Moorestown, N.J.
  40. Longworth, Roger (ca. 1638-1687)
    ALS London, 1 mo. 7, 1685 addressed to J.B. [John Beeke]
    topics:
    • note from G.F. [George Fox]

    ALS Emden, 12 o. 1, 1685 addressed to "the rulers and magistrates of Emdon..."
    typed transcripts of the above letters
    clipping from Quakeriana, No. 1- Tenth Month, 1933, on "hat honor" which refers to letter of 1 mo. 7, 1685
    clipping from Bulletin of Friends Historical Association, vol. 29 (1940), p.97-106, "Quakers, Jews, and freedom of teaching in Barbados, 1686" by Henry J. Cadbury, which mentions letter of 1 mo. 7, 1685

  41. Lownds, Thomas
    ALS London, Sept. 29 [ca. 1710]
    addressed to Eliza[beth] Paull [sic], Oxford, Pa.
    topics:
    • family news
  42. Luke, John
    5 ALS Barbados, 1762-1772
    addressed to Israel and John Pemberton, Phila. (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • illness and death of Charles Pemberton in Barbados
    • Isaac Zane
    • Henry Duke
  43. Marshall, Charles (1637-1698)
    Ms. copy London, 5 mo. 13, 1697
    addressed to Thomas Chalkley (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • religious
  44. Midgley, James (1786?-1852)
    ALS Nr. Rochdale, 9 o. 12, 1831
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  45. Mildred, Daniel (1731-1783)
    9 ALS London, 1766-1785
    addressed to John Pemberton; James Pemberton (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • publishing
    • politics
    • Meeting matters

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Contents of folders:

(Neale, Mary see Peisley, Mary)

  1. 1. Neale, Samuel (1729-1792)
    ALS Spring Mount near Corke [Ireland], 2 mo. 23, 1782
    addressed to John Pemberton, N.Y.
    topics:
    • mention of A. Benezet and other Friends
  2. 2. Newman, Henry Stanley (1837-1912)
    5 ALS Leominster, 1881-1901
    addressed to Mary S. Kimber (1809) and "Dear friend" [James E. Rhoads] (1881) ("Dear friend" letters gift of Anna R. Ladd, 1937)
    topics:
    • publication on missionary work in India
    • publication on Friends' work with the Indians of North America
  3. 3. Newsom, John (1779?-1846)
    ALS [Cork, Ireland 7/7/1831]
    addressed to [John Barclay] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  4. 4. Nottingham, Samuel (1716-1787)
    2 ALS
    Tortola [Island, B.W.I.], 11 mo. 1, 1759 addressed to "Estimed Friend" James Pemberton (from the Roberts Coll.)
    Newtowne, 6 mo. 12, 1768 addressed to John Smith
    topics:
    • John Stevenson
  5. 5. Opie, Amelia (Alderson) (1769-1853)
    23 ALS 1806-1851
    addressed to various persons, including: Thomas Phillips; Mme. Du Thon; Caroline Lamb; Anne Cruikshanks; Henrietta Mott; Charles Bragg; James Northcote; S.C. Hall; Peter Martineau; Anne G. W[atkins?]; Simon Wilkins; Jonah H[atches]
    also: poems, portrait and ms.
  6. 6. Pease, Joseph (1799-1872)
    includes: photographs; portraits; clippings; 2 ALS (1837 to John Thornton, 1858 to Edward Marsh); ms.; autograph
  7. 7. Peckover, Edmund (ca. 1695-1767)
    ALS Wells in Norfolk, 12 mo. 28, 1744/5
    addressed to Israel Pemberton
    topics:
    • EP is sending his son to Phila. in hopes that he will settle down and asks IP to look out for him
  8. 8. Peisley, Mary (1717-1757)
    ALS Spring Mill, 2 mo. 10, 1756
    addressed to "Respected Friend"
    topics:
    • her travels
  9. 9. Penney, Norman (1858-1933)
    includes: 3 ALS (1909 and 1929); ms. copy of ms. related to Indians; postcard of Library at Friends House, London showing "N.P.'s window seat"; circular prepared by N.P. advertising his services (gift of Amelia M. Gummere, 1937)
  10. 10. Pumphrey, Stanley (1837-1881)
    ALS Sheffield, 1.2.1881
    addressed to Dr. Rhoads [James E. Rhoads, Bryn Mawr, Pa.] (gift of Anna R. Ladd, 1937)
    topics:
    • his health
    • his literary projects

    also: 2 portraits

  11. 11. Reynolds, Richard (ca. 1735-1816)
    ALS C. Dale, 5 day evening
    addressed to James Phillips, London
    topics:
    • Yearly Meeting epistles for North Wales

    also: illustration and portraits

  12. 12. Richardson, George (1774?-1862)
    ALS Newcastle, 5 mo. 7, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  13. 13. Richardson, James Nicholson (1781?-1847)
    ALS Lisburn [Ireland], 9 mo. 26, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"

    also: photograph of JNR (gift of Emlen family, 1943)

  14. 14. Rickman, John (1780?-1835)
    ALS Lewes [England], 7 mo. 4, 1832
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  15. 15. Rickman, Thomas (ca. 1776-1841)
    ALS Liverpool, 4 mo. 24, 1818
    addressed to John Britton
    topics:
    • TR's book [Gothic Architecture?]
  16. 16. Rickman, William (1745-1839)
    3 ALS New York, 1771-1772
    addressed to John Pemberton, Phila. (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • Friends' doings

    also: photograph of Sarah Rickman (gift of Friends Library, London, 1952) - photograph of a portrait of Wm. Rickman

  17. 17. Roberts, Daniel (d. 1811)
    ALS London, Nov. 20, 1780
    addressed to his grandmother (from the Roberts Coll.)
    2 ALS London, 1789
    addressed to Dr. Thomas Parke, Phila.
    topics:
    • revolution in France
    • death of S. Smith
  18. 18. Roberts, John (1716-1782)
    ALS London, 2 mo. 23, 1771
    addressed to John Pemberton (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • business

    ALS London, 2 mo. 19, 1774
    addressed to Dr. Parke, Phila.
    topics:

    • business
  19. 19. Roberts, Peter
    ALS of his permission for his daughter Elizabeth in America to marry, August 2, 1707
  20. 20. Robinson, William (1832-1908)
    ALS Yorkshire, 6 mo. 29, 1872
    addressed to H. Richardson
    also: photograph of WR
  21. 21. Routh, Martha Winter (1743-1817)
    ALS (or a copy?) Manchester, 6 mo. 27, 1782
    addressed to William Winter and wife (gift of Mrs. Barnard G. Waring, 1956)
    topics:
    • death of her nephew and her presentment of same

    ALS (or a copy?) Manchester, 11 mo. 16, 1798
    addressed to Joseph and Elizabeth Shortwell (gift of Arthur G. Roberts, Haverford class of 1932)
    topics:

    • mention of Sarah Lynes
  22. 22. Row, Joseph (1722-1792)
    2 ALS London, 1771
    addressed to John Pemberton
    topics:
    • Friends' doings
    • business
  23. 23. Rowntree, John (1789?-1845)
    ALS Scarbro [Scarborough, Eng.], 11 mo. 8, 1832
    addressed to [John Barclay?] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  24. 24. Rowntree, Joseph (1801?-1859)
    ALS York, 10 mo. 23, 1832
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  25. 25. Rutter, Daniel (1775?-1840)
    ALS Witney [Oxon, Eng.], 7 mo. 19, 1831
    addressed to [John Barclay] (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"

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Contents of folders:

  1. Sandilands, Robert
    ALS London, [3 mo. 1, 1687]
    "Dearly beloved frds"
    addressed to John Ro[osoffiband Wersle], Amsterdam
    (note: this letter was no. 2 in the William Penn Letter Book. It was removed from the book and silked at HSP in Oct. 1957)
    topics:
    • religious in nature
  2. Satterwaithe, Michael (1785?-1867)
    ALS Preston [Eng.], 12 mo. 29, 1831
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  3. Scott, Abraham
    ALS London, February 24, 1701/2
    addressed to "Respected Aunt" (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • his previous trip to America and plans for another trip to U.S.
  4. Shackleton, Richard (1726-1792)
    "[copy?]" Ballitore, 4 mo. 3, 1757
    addressed to Kitty Payton
    topics:
    • marriage of Samuel Neale and Mary Peisley and sudden death of Mary afterwards
  5. Sheldon, Eleazar
    ALS Dublin, 3 mo. 15, 1745
    addressed to Israel Pemberton, Phila.
    topics:
    • travel
    • Meeting matters
    • economic conditions
  6. Sherwood, Joseph (1710?-1773)
    Bland, Elias
    ALS London, March 14, 1761
    addressed to "Respected Friend" (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • political or legal matter?
  7. Shillitoe, Thomas (1754-1836)
    ALS Tottenham, 5 mo. 12, 1830 addressed to Stephen Gould
    Ms. copy of letter, Hertford, 11 mo. 1825 addressed to J.J.G. [Joseph John Gurney] (from the Howland Coll.)
    7 silhouettes of Thomas Shillitoe
  8. Simpson, William (1795?-1866)
    ALS York, 3 mo. 30, 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  9. Smith, Joseph, 1819-1896
    5 ALS 1867-1892
    addressed to James [S.] Lippincott; Charles Roberts
    topics:
    • Quaker publications
  10. Smith, Mary
    ALS Island of Jersey, 12 mo. 21, 1780
    addressed to "Brethren of the Ministry in Norfolk" (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • religious in nature
  11. Smith, William (d. 1673)
    ALS [Nottingham Countie Goule], 4 mo. 21, [16]64
    addressed "For Deare G.F." [George Fox]
    with notations by [George Fox]
    (purchased from the Rosenbach Company, 1947)
    also: memorandum of a conversation with Dr. Henry J. Cadbury in regard to this letter
  12. Sparkes, Joseph (d. 1836)
    ALS Exeter, 3 mo. 23, 1833
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  13. Story, Thomas (1662-1742)
    ADS (Ms. copy?) of warrant for his arrest for preaching in the city of Kilkenny, March 17, 1716 (also typed transcript of the above)
    "Copy of ye mayr of Kilkenny's warrt ..."
    Ms. Power of attorney for Thomas Story to James Steel, 8 mo. 4, 1708 (from the Roberts Coll.)
    also: page from an advertisement offering above warrant for sale, and a typed note regarding this incident and Thomas Story
  14. Sturge, Joseph (1793-1859)
    4 ALS Birmingham, 1838-1853
    addressed to John Hill (1838); Charles [Beacher?] (1853); S.R. Shipley (1853); [] 1841. (letter to Shipley from the Samuel R. Shipley Coll., 1950)
    4 facsimile copies of a letter, New York, 7 mo. 17, 1841 addressed to "the members of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States of America"
    topics:
    • slavery

    portraits of Joseph Sturge (gift of Susan J. Dewees, 1950; H.M. Lippincott; Caroline Allinson, 1940; Arthur Mekeel, 1982)
    printed biographical sketch of Joseph Sturge

  15. Tallack, William (1831-1908)
    ALS London, 26/11/[18]69
    addressed to Samuel R. Shipley (from the Samuel R. Shipley Coll., 1950)
    topics:
    • education statutes

    also: 2 portraits of William Tallack (one is gift of H.M. Lippincott)

  16. Tangye, Sir Richard (1833-1906)
    ALS Surrey, Nov. 2, 1900
    addressed to Asa S. Wing, Phila.
    topics:
    • Haverford College
  17. Thompson, Francis
    ALS Liverpool, 10 mo. 22, 1860
    addressed to "Dear Friend"
    topics:
    • business
  18. Thompson, Thomas (ca. 1776-1861)
    ALS Liverpool, 8 mo. 31, 1827
    addressed to []ould
    topics:
    • his health

    letter has a note re: TT signed by J.J.G. [Joseph John Gurney?]

  19. Tuke, Henry (1755-1814)
    ALS York, 4 mo. 17, 1806
    addressed to Phillips & Pardon [printers?]
    topics:
    • a publication
  20. Tylor, Charles (1816-1902)
    ALS Brighton, Aug. 3, [18]93
    addressed to James E. Rhoads (gift of Anna R. Ladd, 1937)
    topics:
    • Camisards [?]
  21. W[], J[]
    ALS Nov. 3, 1701
    addressed to Abraham Scott, nr. West Smithfield, London
    (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • safe arrival of Abraham Scott [to U.S.?]
  22. Walker, Margaret
    ALS Glasgow [Scotland], Aug. 21, 1787
    addressed to John Mi[t]chinson (from the Roberts Coll.)
  23. Weston, Daniel
    3 ALS London, 1752-1755
    addressed to Israel Pemberton; John Philips; John Pemberton
    (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • business
    • family news
  24. Wheeler, Daniel (1771-1840)
    3 Ms. copies of 2 letters, 1839 and 1840
    (1840 copy gift of Friends Historical Association, 1948)
    topics:
    • illness and death of Charles [Wheeler?]
  25. Whitehead, Ann (ca. 1623-1686)
    photographs of a letter
    London, 5 mo. 20, 1678
    addressed to Margaret Fox (gift of [] Wells[?], 16/4/190[7?]
  26. Wiffen, Benjamin Barron (1794-1867)
    3 ALS 1836
    addressed to Dr. Raffles, Liverpool (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • autographs
    • death of his brother

    also: portrait

  27. Wiffen, Jeremiah Holmes (1792-1836)
    ALS London, Aug. 16, 1825
    addressed to Messrs. Hurst & Robinson
    topics:
    • presents his regards
  28. Wilson, Isaac (1784?-1844)
    ALS Kendal, 7 mo. 10, 1832
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"
  29. Wright, John
    ALS London, 7 mo. 19, 1781
    addressed to John Freshfield, Norwich
    topics:
    • schoolmaster John [Revoult?]
  30. Wright, Mary (1790?-1859)
    ALS Bristol, 3 mo. 22, 183[3]
    addressed to John Barclay (from the Roberts Coll.)
    topics:
    • "Diary of Alexander Jaffray"

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