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David J. Scott Papers

 Collection — Box: 32
Identifier: SC-363

Scope and Contents

Israel Steer, Colerain, Ohio,  to David J. Scott, 11th Mo 29, 1863, with comments on Ohio Quaker affairs and the Civil War; Francis Davis, Barnesville, Ohio, 7th Mo. 25, 1864, 3rd Mo. 21, 1866, re: business matters;  David Stanton, Pilot Grove, Ia., 3rd Mo. 3, 1866, re: family in Iowa; Gilbert Cope, West Chester, Pa., 4th Mo. 26, 1868, re: hiring servant girl;, Mattie Scott, p.m. Colerain, Ohio, to David J. Scott, 12th Mo. 9, 1873, re: family; Israel Steer, Colerain, Ohio, 10th Mo. 16, 1887,  re: family.

Dates

  • 1863-1887
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1863-1887
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2013

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical or Historical Information

Israel Steer (1820-1905) was a Conservative Friend and Elder in Ohio Yearly Meeting. David J. Scott (1827-1912) was his brother-in-law. He spent most of his life in Chester County, Pennsylvania, but lived in the 1850s at Colerain, Ohio. Francis Davis (1819-1889) was a Conservative Friend of Stillwater Monthly Meeting, Ohio. David Stanton was an Orthodox Friend. Gilbert S. Cope (1840-1928) was an Orthodox Friend and historian of West Chester, Pa.

Note written by Thomas Hamm

Extent

1.00 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letters written by Orthodox Friends in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Iowa to David J. Scott (1827-1914), a Friend of West Chester, Pa.

Arrangement Note

Chronological

Source of Acquisition

Ian Jones, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Method of Acquisition

Purchase
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Thomas Hamm
Date
11/11/2013
Description rules
Rules for Archival Description
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository

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