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Quakers--Pennsylvania--History--18th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the persons belonging to the Society of Friends. Works on the Society of Friends as a religious denomination are entered under [Society of Friends.]

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

James Moon Quaker travel diary

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0101

Prominent Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Quaker James Moon recorded his travels in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia between 1742 and 1792 in this brief, handwritten account. He includes dates, names of persons encountered, destinations, and routes, as well as lists of Quaker meeting places, particularly the Shrewsbury Yearly Meeting in New Jersey.

Dates: 1746-1792, 1983

Thomas Scattergood journal

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0177

This journal was created by Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814), a Quaker minister, pioneer of mental health reform, and early advocate for the creation of Friends Asylum (later Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It describes his travels to various Quaker Meetings in New Jersey and New York between 1789 and 1792.

Dates: 1789, 1791-1792

Shipley--Bringhurst--Hargraves family papers

Identifier: MSS 0684
Abstract Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in North Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854. The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives of several generations of Delawareans...
Dates: 1660-1987; Majority of material found within 1735 - 1975