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An epistle from our Yearly-Meeting, held at Philadelphia : for Pennsylvania and New-Jersey, by adjournments, from the 24th day of the 9th month, to the 1st of the 10th month, inclusive, 1774

Philadelphia (Pa.) - "To our Friends and Brethren in these and the neighbouring Provinces." "Signed in and on behalf of the Yearly Meeting, by James Pemberton, clerk."

Samuel Austin Collection


To our fellow citizens of the United States of North America, and others whom it may concern

Philadelphia (Pa.) - "Signed on behalf and by direction of a meeting representing the religious society called Quakers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, &c. held in Philadelphia the 15th. of the 11th. month 1799. John Drinker, clerk"--Page 3

Samuel Austin Collection

1724 Nov. 6

Comstock, Samuel

Samuel Comstock petition to the meeting at Thomas Smith's

Smithfield (R.I.) - Docketed on verso: "Samuel Comstock's confession of his out going" with expression of deep regret and willingness to work toward forgiveness.

Samuel Austin Collection


The ancient testimony and principles of the people called Quakers , renewed with respect to the King and government ; and touching the commotions now prevailing in these and other parts of America, addressed to the people in general

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Quaker pacifist tract read as having loyalist sympathies; "the happy connection ... and our just and necessary subordination to the king." Signed by John Pemberton, Clerk.

Samuel Austin Collection

1718 Nov. 9

Newport Monthly Meeting of Friends (Newport, R.I.)

Newport Monthly Meeting epistle to Smithfield Monthly Meeting

Newport (R.I.) - Sending "fervent Desire is that unfeigned love & Unity may Encrease amongst you, to the Mutual Comfort, and Encouragement of every Member in his particular Service & Station." Signed by Samuel Aldrich and Henry Knowles.

Samuel Austin Collection


From our Yearly Meeting of Friends, held at Newport, : from the 14th of the sixth month, 1812, to the 17th of the same, inclusive. To the Quarterly and Monthly Meetings hereunto belonging

Newport (R.I.) - Concerning non-participation in the War of 1812. "Signed on behalf of the Meeting, by Samuel Rodman, clerk this year. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker.

Samuel Austin Collection


From the Meeting for Sufferings, held in Philadelphia, for Pennsylvania and New-Jersey, the 20th day of the second month, 1766

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Exhortation for Friends "to act consistently with the purity and Meekness of our Christian Profession; becoming the Followers of our peaceable Saviour Jesus Christ, and the Practice and Advice of faithful Friends in all Times of Trial and Difficulty" with quote from George Fox.

Samuel Austin Collection