Gurney, Joseph-John, 1788-1847

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Quaker philanthropist, writer, and minister.

From the description of Letter : Charleston, to Samuel Bettle, 1840 May 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28886177

An English Quaker reformer and writer, Gurney traveled widely in the U.S., Canada and West Indies.

From the description of ALS, 1841 February 1 : Earlham, [Eng.] to Cecilia Baring / J.J. Gurney. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 44996509

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referencedIn Opie, Amelia Alderson, 1769-1853. Correspondence of Amelia Alderson Opie, 1794-1854 (bulk 1820-1840). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. ALS, 1842 August 1 : Cromer [England] to "My beloved friend." Haverford College Library
creatorOf Mott, Richard, 1767-1856. Papers, 1799-1863. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. The papers of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, 1804-1847 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Backhouse Papers, Chiefly 18th - early 20th centuries but including deeds of 1352 and 1657 Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Kenworthy, Jesse. Letter : Westland, to "Esteemed Friend," 1846 Apr. 10. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. AMs, [1818] to John Candler. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Spence, Robert, 1784-1845. ALsS, 1828-1840, to Mary Spence. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Bean, Joel, 1825-1914. Collection of Quaker Poetry, 1794-1922. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855. Grellet-Gurney correspondence, 1799-1859. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Wilbur, John, 1774-1856. Papers, 1831-1873. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Fowler family. Papers, 1757-1840. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Davis, John Russell, 1775-1866. Memorial volume, ca. 1866. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Dorothea Lynde Dix papers, 1798-1893 (inclusive), 1827-1887 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845. Papers, 1821-1842. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. Joseph John Gurney's American letters [microform]. Wesleyan University, Olin Library
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. ALS, 1841 February 1 : Earlham, [Eng.] to Cecilia Baring / J.J. Gurney. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Parsons, Mary B., 1813-1878. Correspondence, 1843-1878. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Quaker collection, 1700-1888 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. An evening visit at West Point. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Barbour, Hugh. Lecture papers, 1975. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968,. Collected Papers of Ohio Quakers, 1770-1967. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938. Journal and diary collection, ca. 1599-1986. Haverford College Library
referencedIn King, Francis T. (Francis Thompson), 1819-1891. Francis T. King reminiscences, 1826-1843. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854. Letterbooks, 1788-1853 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Library of the Society of Friends (London Yearly Meeting). Gurney manuscripts [microform] 1750-1850. Earlham College, Lilly Library
referencedIn Tucker family. Papers, 1656-1948. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Day, Mahlon, 1790-1854. Papers. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Letchworth family. Papers, 1839-1861. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Day, Mahlon, 1790-1854. Journal of a voyage among the West India Islands, 1839 Nov. 11-1840 Apr. 20. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Day, Mahlon, 1790-1854. Cope Family Papers, 1792-1877. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. Letter : Charleston, to Samuel Bettle, 1840 May 3. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. Island of Rhode Island : poem, 1840, [July], Providence, R.I. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847. Corrections for "A Journey in North America described in familiar letters to Amelia Opie ..." [manuscript] Haverford College Library
creatorOf Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897. Family papers, 1797-1957 (bulk 1836-1897). Haverford College Library
referencedIn William Tallack Correspondence, 1830-1907 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Backhouse family family
associatedWith Barbour, Hugh. person
associatedWith Baring, Cecilia. person
associatedWith Bettle, Jane, 1773-1840. person
associatedWith Bettle, Samuel, 1774-1861. person
associatedWith Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. person
associatedWith Candler, John, 1787-1869. person
associatedWith Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854. person
associatedWith Davis, John Russell, 1775-1866. person
associatedWith Day, Mahlon, 1790-1854. person
correspondedWith Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 person
associatedWith Dudley, E. person
associatedWith Foster, Robert, 1789?-1835. person
associatedWith Fowler family. family
associatedWith Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845. person
associatedWith Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855. person
associatedWith Gurney, Eliza Kirkbride. person
associatedWith Hartshorne, Henry, 1823-1897. person
associatedWith Kenworthy, Jesse. person
associatedWith King, Francis T. (Francis Thompson), 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Letchworth family. family
correspondedWith Library of the Society of Friends (London Yearly Meeting) corporateBody
associatedWith Mott, Richard, 1767-1856. person
associatedWith Opie, Amelia Alderson, 1769-1853. person
associatedWith Parsons, Mary B., 1813-1878. person
associatedWith Peckman, Elizabeth Dudley. person
associatedWith Spence, Robert, 1784-1845. person
associatedWith Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968, person
associatedWith Tallack, William, 1831-1908 person
associatedWith Tucker family. family
associatedWith United States Military Academy corporateBody
associatedWith Wilbur, John, 1774-1856. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rhode Island
Canada
West Indies
United States
United States
Subject
Society of Friends--Testimony on tithes
Bible--Criticism, interpretation, etc., Quaker
Society of Friends--Slavery
Tithes
Society of Friends--Doctrines
Slave trade--History--19th century
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Birth 1788-08-02

Death 1847-01-04

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English

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