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Providence (R.I.) - Obituary of Providence Quaker.

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


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

1736 Nov. 23

Lynn Monthly Meeting of Friends (Lynn, Mass.)

Lynn Monthly Meeting certificate of clearness for marriage for Richard Estes

Lynn (Mass.) - Certificate of clearness for Richard Estes of Lynn to be married.

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

1726 Mar. 19

Amesbury Monthly Meeting of Friends (Amesbury, Mass.)

Amesbury Monthly Meeting certificate of removal for Stephen Swett and Mary Hoag Swett to Smithfield Monthly Meeting

Amesbury (Mass.) - Certificate of removal for Stephen Swett and wife (docketed Stephen Sweet). Presumably Stephen Swett who married Mary Hoag in Amesbury on Dec. 4, 1723.

Samuel Austin Collection

1732 July 28

Pain, Benjamin

Benjamin Pain petition to Smithfield Monthly Meeting

Smithfield (R.I.) - Expression of regret for "several things contrary to the Holy truth that I have made profestion of and thereby wounded my own soul and dishonored God and brought trouble upon friends as well as dishonour to my profession," and request for 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


The testimony of Robert Barrow, 11th month 16, 1691, at George Fox's burial, where were supposed to be four thousand friends, besides other people

London (Eng.) - Text printed in two columns divided by a single rule. Followed by "Names of the brethren whose mouths were opened in testimony at George Fox's burial, in the meeting house." and "Appeared in testimony at the grave."

Samuel Austin Collection