Woolman, John, 1720-1772

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John Woolman was a Mount Holly, New Jersey, Quaker minister who advocated the abolition of slavery.

From the description of Papers, 1669-1830 (inclusive), 1669, 1752-1800, 1830 (bulk). (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122633025

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referencedIn Comly, John, 1773-1850. Papers, 1830-1884. Swarthmore College, McCabe Library
referencedIn Redman family papers, 1760-1806 Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
creatorOf Woolman, John, 1720-1772. Quakers and slavery in America : a collection of manuscripts, early pamphlets, and books, 1715-1947. Morgan State University
referencedIn Redman family papers, 1760-1806 Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Kurtz, Ira. The journal of John Woolman and a plea for the poor / Ira Kurtz. Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, AMBS Library
creatorOf John Woolman papers, 1749 Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
referencedIn Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Papers of Helen Hunt Jackson [manuscript], 1865-1884. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Quaker Miscellany, 1659-1984. Haverford College Library
referencedIn DeCou, George, 1861-1950. Papers, [17--]-[19--]. Historical Society of Moorestown
creatorOf Moulton, Phillips P., b. 1909. Woolman Research Papers, 1965-1988. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
creatorOf Woolman, John, 1720-1772. Papers, 1669-1830 (inclusive), 1669, 1752-1800, 1830 (bulk). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf John Woolman Manuscripts Collection, 1720-1939 Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn New Jersey Association for helping the Indians records, 1757 Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
referencedIn Tierney, Agnes L. (Agnes Leo), 1868-1947. Papers, 1885-1935 and n.d. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Kurtz, Ira. The journal of John Woolman and a plea for the poor / Ira Kurtz. Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, AMBS Library
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1778 July about 12 or 14, Philad[elphia], to "Dear George" / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Woolman, John, 1720-1772. ALS, 1754 May 9 : Springfield, [New Jersey?] to John Ely and his wife. Haverford College Library
contributorOf American Friends' Letters, 1682-1986 Haverford College Library
referencedIn John Woolman Memorial Association records, 1915-1937 Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
referencedIn Vol. DCLXXXVIII (ff. 241). 1887-1891.includes:ff. 2, 86, 90-92, 172, 196 Poetry ENGLISH: Verses by W. E. Gladstone: [1818]-1897.ff. 12-33 Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury: Notes by W. E. Gladstone on the Life of: 1887.ff. 35-38 Jo..., 1887-1891 British Library
referencedIn Wilmington Monthly Meeting of Friends. Committee to Collect and Keep a Record of all Sufferings for the Testimony of Truth and to advise in cases of Difficulty. Minutes, 1777-1788 Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937. Papers, 1884-1937. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Woolman, Abner, 1724-1771. Abner Woolman's Journal, 1770-1772. Haverford College Library
referencedIn MEYERSTEIN BEQUEST. Vol. XXIV (ff. 18). Miscellaneous literary autographs; 1600-1861. As follows:-(1) 'Charges sustained at Woollwich in the moneth of August 1600'. Signed by Fulke Greville, etc. f. 1. (2) Letter from Francis Atterbury, Bishop of Ro..., 1600-1861 British Library
referencedIn Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. Letter, 1774 February 15, [Philadelphia?], to "Dear George" / Anthony Benezet. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Gibbons, William. Commonplace book, 1799-1800. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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correspondedWith Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784. person
associatedWith Comfort, Samuel, 1776-1862. person
associatedWith Comly, John, 1773-1850. person
associatedWith DeCou, George, 1861-1950. person
correspondedWith Ely, John. person
acquaintanceOf Emlen, Samuel, 1730-1799 person
associatedWith Gibbons, William. person
associatedWith Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott), 1859-1937. person
associatedWith Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830. person
relativeOf Hunt, John, 1740-1824 person
associatedWith Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. person
associatedWith Kurtz, Ira. person
associatedWith Moulton, Phillips P., b. 1909. person
acquaintanceOf Redman, Mercy, 1722-1778 person
associatedWith Redman, Thomas, 1742-1823. person
memberOf Society of Friends corporateBody
associatedWith Tierney, Agnes L. (Agnes Leo), 1868-1947. person
associatedWith Wilmington Monthly Meeting of Friends. Committee to Collect and Keep a Record of all Sufferings for the Testimony of Truth and to advise in cases of Difficulty. corporateBody
sibling of Woolman, Abner, 1724-1771. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
York ENG GB
Mount Holly NJ US
Subject
Quaker abolitionists
Slavery and the church--Society of Freinds
Antislavery movements
Dry-goods
Society of Friends--Clergy
Abolitionists
Quakers
Occupation
Quakers
Ministers
Merchants--New Jersey
Tailors--New Jersey
Abolitionists--New Jersey
Executors and administrators--New Jersey
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Person

Birth 1720-10-19

Death 1772-10-07

Male

English

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