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Wilmington Monthly Meeting was established in 1750 by Chester[Concord] Quarterly Meeting out of Kennett Monthly Meeting (PA). After the Hicksite Separation of 1827, there were two monthly meetings at Wilmington. The Hicksite, or West Street, meeting merged with the Orthodox, or Harrison Street, meeting in 1945, forming a united monthly meeting under the two Concord Quarterly Meetings. Wilmington is currently an active monthly meeting.

From the description of A Collection of Christian & brotherly advices / given forth from time to time by the Yearly-Meetings of Friends in London, 1764-1768. (Swarthmore College). WorldCat record id: 39510515

The advices or disciplines were rules of behavior for Friends issued over time relating to all matters of church government, such as membership; duties of ministers; methods of filing appeals; and attitudes toward marriage. Currently, such a work is called Faith and Practice.

From the description of A collection of Christian & brotherly advices given forth from time to time by the Yearly Meeting in London : alphabetically digested under proper heads [manuscript] [176--]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 363312339

Advices are similar to disciplines or rules of behavior for Friends issued over time relating to all matters of church government, such as qualification, description and transfer of membership; duties of ministers; methods of filing appeals; and attitudes toward marriage.

From the description of A collection of Christian and brotherly advices given forth from time to time by the Yearly Meeting in London : alphabetically digested under proper heads, undated, but between 1700-1799 [manuscript] (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 472181218

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Advices, 1672-1770, 1776. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Thirsk Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Thirsk Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
referencedIn [Barnabas C. Hobbs : extracts from the minutes of three meetings of Friends regarding Hobbs' intercession with Russian officials regarding immigration of Mennonites and others]. Mennonite Historical Library (Goshen College), MHL (Goshen College)
creatorOf Bentham Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Bentham Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). A collection of Christian & brotherly advices given forth from time to time by the Yearly Meeting in London : alphabetically digested under proper heads [manuscript] [176--]. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Brighouse Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Brighouse Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
referencedIn Quaker testimonials and writings, 1703-1780. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Knaresborough Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Knaresborough Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). A collection of Christian and brotherly advices given forth from time to time by the Yearly Meeting in London : alphabetically digested under proper heads, undated, but between 1700-1799 [manuscript] Haverford College Library
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). A collection of Christian and Brotherly advices : manuscript, 1753. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Bradford Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Bradford Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). A collection of Christian and Brotherly advices : manuscript, 1753. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Carter, John, 1800-1877. Family correspondence, 1827-1870. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Library of the Society of Friends (London Yearly Meeting). Gurney manuscripts [microform] 1750-1850. Earlham College, Lilly Library
referencedIn Roberts, Samuel. Bible papers, 1807-1843. Atlantic County Historical Society
referencedIn Ackworth School (London, England). Ackworth School annual statement of the accounts of the institution, 1793 and 1839. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Valentine, Robert, 1717-1786. Papers of Robert Valentine, ca. 1712-1927 (bulk 1781-1786). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Settle Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Settle Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Christian & brotherly advices : given forth from time to time by the Yearly Meeting in London, alphabetically digested under proper heads / transcribed and examined by John Pope of Boston : manuscript, 1761-1781. Houghton Library
creatorOf Yorkshire Quarterly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Yorkshire Quarterly Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). At the yearly meeting held in London, the fifth month, 1760. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Leeds: Carlton Hill Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends. Records of Leeds : Carlton Hill Preparative Meeting of the Society of Friends. Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
creatorOf London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). A Collection of Christian & brotherly advices / given forth from time to time by the Yearly-Meetings of Friends in London, 1764-1768. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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England--London
London (England)
Delaware--New Castle County
Maine--Falmouth
England--London
England
Delaware--Wilmington
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Society of Friends--Worship
Society of Friends--Doctrinal works
Society of Friends--Advices
Quakers
Church schools--18th century
Society of Friends--Discipline
Society of Friends--Customs and practices
Society of Friends
Society of Friends--Doctrinal and controversial works
Society of Friends--Doctrines
Quakers--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts--English
Spiritual life--Society of Friends
Schools--18th century
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Quakers--Maine--Falmouth

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