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Elizabeth Hussey Manuscripts

 Collection — Box: 32
Identifier: SC-364

Scope and Contents

The small notebook contains a long essay entitled, "An Apology for the Ministry of the People Called Quakers, Designed Principally for the Information of Serious Enquirers of Other Demonations" The commonplace book includes an account of the death of Thomas Paine, "A List of Public Friends That Have Traveled through Portland & Eastward since the first Settlement," 1773-1817, and a record of deaths in the family of Paul and Hannah (Varney) Hussey, Friends of Berwick, Maine.

Dates

  • 1720-1834
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1800-1834
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2013

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Biographical or Historical Information

Elizabeth Hussey was born on Nantucket Island in 1772, the dugher of Paul and Hannah (Varney) Hussey. Se is the presumed compiler of these records, since the family record identifies all of the children of Paul and Hannah except her as "my brother" or "my sister."

Note written by Thomas Hamm

Extent

1.00 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Family records and a treatise on Quaker ministry connected with Elizabeth Hussey (born 1772), a Friend of Berwick, Maine.

Source of Acquisition

Dan Castavant, Waterville, Maine

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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