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Extracts and Observations on the Foreign Slave Trade...

The Epistle from the Yearly Meeting, Held in London...[1804-13].

A Collection of memorials Concerning Divers deceased ministers and others of the People called Quakers, in Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, and Parts adjacent, from nearly the first Settlement thereof to the Year 1787....

Blue Bell Association of Montgomery County, Dec. 18, 1843. 8.5" x 7”. Engraved with image of horse thief being pursued by rider shouting “stop thief!”. Signed [George?] Gilbert. Date & signatures in holograph. [And] Partition for Lands and Tenements in Philadelphia County. May 20, 1775. 3.5" x 8.5”. Printed and signed & dated. Signed in print: George Dewees, Sheriff. Framed together in an old wood frame painted gold, browned, some staining, overall good.

Two (2) Photographs of Catawissa Meeting House, Columbia County. 2.5" x 4” postcard photo, 4.5" x 8” sepia toned albumen print mounted on board; verso “No. 590, photo by Gilbert Cope, West Chester, PA (copy of picture of 1887)”. Browned, slight fading. Deed for land in Catawissa, Northumberland County, from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (engraved seal) to Bernard Hunsinger & Philip Riffert. Feb. 8, 1820, of an Oct. 17, 1788 original signed by David Redick. This document signed by Jacob Spangler in 1820 as a true copy of the original. 7.75” x 13”. Previous folds, browning, and slight foxing, edges worn.

“Home of Washington, Mount Vernon, Va.” Large Cabinet Card of Exterior Showing Tour Group. "Friend's Excursion...1st Mo. 1889". 13.5" x 10.5" overall, image 7.5" x 11". Sepia tones, slightly faded, tear on board not affecting photo. Chipping on corners of board.

Rules of Discipline of the Yearly Meeting Held on Rhode Island for New England. Printed by Direction of the Meeting.

Quaker Marriage Contract of John Borden and Sarah Shearman. Portsmouth, December 8, 1784. 1 p. Printed, filled contract signed by the principals and 34 witnesses. Sheet 13 x 16.5 inches. Docketed on verso and recorded by Thos. Gould, Jun., Middletown, December 10, 1784. Watermarked paper, archival repairs along two vertical folds, and a horizontal fold. Inch or smaller tears in two margins, not affecting text.

3-1/2 Page ALS to Elias Hicks, signed by Ten Friends. [Evidently a contemporary copy.] [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]. December 19, 1822. Sheets 8 x 10 inches. Sepia ink, taped repairs, small hole, no loss.

The Discipline of the Society of Friends, of Ohio Yearly Meeting; Printed by Direction of the Meeting, Held at Mount Pleasant, in the Year 1819.

An Appeal to the Professors of Christianity, in the Southern States and Elsewhere, on the Subject of Slavery: By Representatives of the Yearly Meeting of Friends for New England.

A Short Account of the Last Sickness and Death of Maria Mott, Daughter of Richard and Abigail Mott, of Mamaroneck, in...New-York.

BARCLAY, ROBERT. An Apology for the True Christian Divinity, as the same is held forth, and Preached by the People, Called by Some, Quakers. Being a Full Explanation and Vindication of their Principles and Doctrines, by many Arguments deduced from Scripture and Right Reason, and the Testimonies of Famous Authors, both Ancient and Modern: With a Full Answer to the strongest Objections usually made against them. Presented to the King. Written and Published in Latin, for the Information of Strangers…And now put into our own Language, for the benefit of his Country-men….

ANON. A Letter from a Friend in America, to Luke Howard, of Tottenham, Near London, in which the Character of Our Late Friend, Job Scott, is Vindicated and Defended, and his Doctrines shown to be consistent with Scripture and sound reason. In reply to a letter addressed by Luke Howard to the Author.

ANON. A Collection of Some writings of the most noted of the People called Quakers, in their Times.

ANON. A Letter from a Young Woman to a Member of the Religious Society of Friends, with His Reply.

ANON. Three Page Large 4to Holograph Letter, Docketed on verso of second leaf, Regarding Sermons of Minister Elias Hicks. Sans Souci December 23, 1826. To Hannah M. Gibbons, Palmyra, New York. First & second pages cross written, in a small hand. Franked & red stamped Philadelphia postmark. Small hole at redwax seal. Splitting at folds, browned ink, some bleedthrough.

ANON. Memoir of Purchase Monthly Meeting, Concerning Abigail Mott.

ANTHONY, ADAM. New England Quakerism Illustrated. Or Facts Relative to the Expulsion of Adam Anthony from the Society of Friends.

ASHBRIDGE, ELIZABETH Some Account of the Early Part of the Life of Elizabeth Ashbridge, Who Died, in the Truth's Service...Written by Herself.

BATES, BENJAMIN. The Memorial of the Society of Friends...on the Subject of Imprisonment, for Non-Compliance with Military Requisitions. To which is added, a Letter from Benjamin Bates, to a Member of the Legislature of Virginia, on the Subject of Military Fines.

BROWN, GOOLD. An Obituary Memoir of Robert F. Mott; Read Before the Literary Societies to Which He Belonged, and Published at Their Request.

BUFFUM, THOMAS & ARN 3 pp. 4to. ALS from Smithfield, RI, to Horace Stearns, Hatter, Cornhill, Boston. 12th mo. 18. 1823. Docketed, postmarked. Seal with small triangle cut out, no loss. Ink. Browned, good, very legible.

COATES, SAMUEL. ALS to Moses Brown of Newburyport. Philadelphia, August 15, 1799. Sheet 9” x 14” folded 3 pp. Ink, slightly browned, very bright & legible.

DUGANNE, A.J.H. The Fighting Quakers, a True Story of the War for Our Union. With Letters from the Brothers to Their Mother: and a Funeral Sermon by Rev. O.B. Frothingham. Second Edition.

EMLEN, JAMES. An Account of the Last Illness and Death of Mary Newbold Written by Her Brother James, in a Letter to his Sister Ann. Front page, “Jane Peirce”, Philadelphia, 1823. Also “Phebe Haines”. 8 pp.  8 x 13 inches, folded in half, hand sewn. No cover.  Bound with “Copy of a Testimony of William Williams who Departed this Life about the first of 9th mo. 1824, delivered about a week before his death." 3 pp. Browned, waterstaining, tear, some edges frayed, ink slightly faded. Fine hand.

FRIENDS. Statement of Indiana Yearly Meeting, and all the Meetings Thereunto Belonging; the Days of Holding, and Their Location

FRIENDS. The Arm Chair

GIBBONS, J.S. The Banks of New-York, Their Dealers, the Clearing House, and the Panic of 1857. With a Financial Chart. Thirty Illustrations, by Herrick.

GOULD, M.T.C. Stenog Report of the Trial of Friends, in the City of Philadelphia, June 1828...the Case of Edmund Shotwell, Joseph Lukens, Charles Middleton...Who had been by the Mayor of the City, committed to prison, whence they were brought up by Habeas Corpus, June 16th, 1828.

GOULD, MARCUS T.C. Report of the Trial of Friends, at Steubenville, Ohio, from the 15th to the 26th of October, 1828...

HAWLEY, JOSEPH & Fam Chester County Quaker Shoemaker Account Books (4), for the Family of Joseph Hawley. Including Account Books for Joseph Hawley (2 vols.), 1788-1806. 438 pp. Tall folio, contemp. marbled boards, calf spine & tips. Front indexed, ink, well worn and browned. [and] Upper Uwchlan Horse Company Journal. (Simon & Benjamin Hawley),1817-1859. 175 pp. Tall folio, ink, loose receipts, contemp. boards, some loose pages. [and] Account Book and Arithmetic Book (Joel Hawley), 1829-1846. 125 pp. Contemp. stiff paper covers, edge wear, ink, worn, scribbled, legible.

HICKS, EDWARD. Memoirs of the Life and Religious Labors of...Late of Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

HICKS, ELIAS. Letters of Elias Hicks. Including also Observations on the Slavery of the Africans and Their Descendants, and on the Use of the Produce of Their Labor.

HOWLAND, GEORGE & SU Three and-one-half Page ALS Concerning a Scandal Involving Frank Rotch. New Bedford, Massachusetts. November 14, 1830. Sheet 10 x 16 inches, folded in half with integral address and hand postmark, sent by steamboat. Small holes at fold, browned. Sepia ink.

HUNT, RACHEL Autumnal Fruits and Flowers: Being the Effusions of a Reflecting Mind in the Decline of Life

KIRK, TIMOTHY, Sr. Correspondence Concerning Ohio Lands. Four (4) Letters 1810-1815. 13” x 14”, folded with integral address, wax seals. 4 pp. One letter Levi Haines to Mark Haines, September 20,1833. Mount Pleasant Township, Ohio. Outside covers have ball point pen notations. Ink. Tears at edges, folds, no loss.

PENN, GUILLAUME. Histoire Abregee de l'Origine et de la Formation de la Societe dite des Quakers...Nouvellement traduite de l'Anglois, par Edd. P. Bridel.

PENN, WILLIAM. Tender Counsel and Advice, by Way of Epistle, To all those who are sensible of Their Day of Visitation. And who have received The Call of the Lord...the Fifth Edition.

PIKE, JOSEPH. Copy of Joseph Pike's Letter to Joseph Gurney. Cork (Ireland). Copy circa 1717. 4 x 6.25 inches. 24 pp. Hand sewn, no cover. Browned, early pages chipped in upper corners. Legible ink.

POPPLEIN BROTHERS. Quaker Merchants of Baltimore Maryland. 1806-1839. Two folio lined Ledgers, one an Account Book, the other a Daybook. Over 700 pages. Contemp. calf, some cracking and separating at cover, thumb index, ink. About 20 miscellaneous receipts, some attached with pins. Browned, overall good & very legible.

QUAKERS. A Brief Account of the Proceedings of the Committee, Appointed in the Year 1795 by the Yearly Meeting of Friends of Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, &c. for Promoting the Improvement and Gradual Civilization of the Indian Natives.

RICHARDSON, JOHN. An Account of the Life of that Ancient Servant...giving a Relation of Many of His Trials...in England, Ireland and America.

SAY, THOMAS; JOB SCO Miscellaneous Quaker Papers 1799-1859. With Thomas Say's Visionary Trance. Verses by Job Scott signed & dated Nov. 28, 1791, 1 p., torn, very browned. Includes holograph newspapers, obituaries and memoriums, poetry, two printed yearly meeting documents: Yearly meeting at Philadelphia 1821, Yearly meeting at London, 1803. One printed newspaper Catawissa News Item, Charles E. Randall, pub. July 27, 1897. Printed “Memoirs of Sabina T. M’Donnell late of Green Plain, Ohio, by Joseph A. & Ruth Dugdale. 36 pp. 4" x 5.5," 1846. Approximately 105 pp., altogether. Sizes to 8.5" x 13". All browned and some foxed, some very brittle and tearing. Previous folds and edge loss.

SOUTHGATE, STEWART. Steward Southgate’s Request to David Goddard, Priest of the First Parish in Leicester, to Become a Quaker. 1745, Leicester, Massachusetts. 6 x 8 inches, folded in half, no cover. 12 pp. Pages browned, closely written ink, edges chipped & frayed.

WHITTIER, J.G.. Autograph Book Containing John Greenleaf Whittier’s Signature. Sixty-Eight (68) Autographs Evidently Collected by a Student at the Friends’ Boarding School in Providence, R.I (now Moses Brown). Flyleaf has inscription “Mattie from Nellie 1859”. Providence, Rhode Island. 1859-1861. Calf bound book with gilt decorations; “Autographs” on front cover, J.C. Riker, publisher (New York). 5.25 x 7.5 inches. 51 filled pages. Several signatures on some pages, many pages blank. Covers rubbed, spine lacking, volume intact, but shaken.

WILKINSON, EDWARD? Wisdom: a Poem....Written in Rhode-Island, by one of the Friends.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM. Journal of the life, Travels, and Gospel Labours, of William Williams, a Minister of the Society of Friends, Late of White-Water, Indiana.

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