7 results found for: subject:"Society of Friends--Membership--Rhode Island--18th century"

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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

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

1739 Oct. 21

Comstock, Hezadiah

Hezadiah Comstock request for reinstatement to membership in Smithfield Monthly Meeting

Smithfield (R.I.) - Request for reinstatement to membership and regret for his "former ofences."

Samuel Austin Collection

1733 Aug. 15

Dartmouth Monthly Meeting of Friends (Dartmouth, Mass.)

Dartmouth Monthly Meeting certificate of removal for Joseph Lapham to Smithfield Monthly Meeting

Dartmouth (Mass.) - Certificate of removal and character reference for Joseph Lapham, son of John Lapham.

Samuel Austin Collection

1726 Mar. 19

Amesbury Monthly Meeting of Friends (Amesbury, Mass.)

Amesbury Monthly Meeting certificate of removal for John Cass and wife 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

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

1727 Feb. 5

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

Providence Monthly Meeting certificate of disownment for Jonathan and Phebe Smith

Providence (R.I.) - Disownment of Jonathan and Phebe Smith for giving in to "Corupt and un Cleanness in Conversation Contrary to our profesion and Religon."

Samuel Austin Collection