Papers, 1641-1880.

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Pemberton family. Papers, 1641-1880.

Papers, 1641-1880.

Papers of Phineas Pemberton, Israel Pemberton, Sr., Israel Pemberton, Jr., James Pemberton, John Pemberton, and their descendants, distinguished Quakers, prominent in the colonial affairs of Pennsylvania. The extensive correspondence maintained by the Pembertons with Friends in America, England, and other parts of the world, contains valuable material on the history of the Society of Friends. The major portion of the collection, papers for 1641-1702, relates chiefly to events during the lifetime of Phineas Pemberton, colonial social and economic conditions, religious intolerance and persecution, Quaker meetings, prominent personalities, etc. Papers, 1702-1774, include among others letters from Richard Partridge, agent in England for the Pennsylvania Assembly, to Chief Justice Kinsey of Pennsylvania; material on England's colonial policies; petitions addressed to the King; a memorial and protest against Parliament's strangulations of the iron industry in America; letters on the Scottish rebellion and the Spanish and French wars; data on commerce and shipping, London earthquakes; list of Friends' monthly meetings; information on the growing tension between England and the colonies. Papers, 1775-1783, record incidents of the Revolutionary period; war conditions in Providence, R. I.; Patrick Henry's insurrection in Williamsburg, Va.; the arrest of Quakers accused of disloyalty in Philadelphia; orders of the General Assembly; the occupation of Philadelphia by Howe's troops; prevailing economic conditions; a group of John Fothergill letters, 1740-1780, relates to political, social, and moral trends. Papers, 1783-1808, relate to Quaker monthly meetings; abolition of slavery; Indian peace measures; the Constitutional Assembly; presidential elections; United States controversies with France. Additional papers, 1681-1880, contain: memorandum book, 1768-1771; Pemberton receipt books, 1792-1798, 1807-1830; Thomas Parke diary of a journey from Philadelphia to London, 1771-1772; Thomas Clifford account book of cargoes at Bristol, 1789; John Pemberton's religious essays, n.d.; essays on religion and politics, 1814-1838; genealogical notes, 1880; commissions, parchment deeds, legal documents, 1656-1831, some of which bear the signatures of James Monroe, John Q. Adams, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Van Buren; Philadelphia estates papers, 1684-1797, contain miscellaneous deeds, documents, and plats; New Jersey estates papers, 1683-1803, surveys, plats, indentures, etc.; Chester County estates papers, 1681-1795, surveys, deeds; Bucks County estates papers, 1689-1700; Maryland estates papers, 1657-1795, land patents, correspondence, etc.; biographical sketch of James Pemberton, and one of Phineas Pemberton, by James Pemberton, 1778; Shoemaker and Rawle letters, 1780-1821, family correspondence. Miscellaneous items completing the collection include: letters of John Hunt to Israel Pemberton, 1758-1764; miscellaneous papers of Thomas Clifford, 1764-1789; journals and diaries of John Pemberton, 1750-1795; "Notes of a journey through Scotland with John Pemberton and David Dusat," by Thomas Wilkinson, 1787; Some account of Last Journey of John Pemberton to the Highland and other parts of Scotland, by Thomas Wilkinson, 1811; A Testimony of the monthly meeting of Friends at Pyrmont, in Westphalia, Germany, concerning John Pemberton, 1798; 12 Poor Will's Pocket Almanacks, with manuscript marginal notes, 1782-1813; Joseph Pemberton memorandum book, 1798-1803; his receipts, rules and memoranda, 1801-1805; An Appeal to the Society of Friends on the Primitive Simplicity of the Christian Principles, 1801; Early Christian Instruction in the form of a dialogue between Mother and Child, 1807; An Epistle to the Members of the Religious Society of Friends, 1827; Plan of the Philadelphia Dispensary for the Medical Relief of the Poor, contains list of names of contributors, 1787; the Philadelphia Directory, 1800; "An Exact Copy of James Pemberton's Diary, 1777-1778." Additional miscellaneous items are: Rebecca Warner Rawle's diary, 1813; Excerpts of letters, sequel to the Friendly Association, 1872, containing marginal notes; Some chapters in the History of the Friendly Association, for Regaining and Preserving Peace with Indians, by Pacific Measures, by Samuel Parrish, 1877; and some additional items.

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