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Creator:Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784
Title:Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney
Call No:MSS 0098, F0058
Abstract:Continental Congressman from Delaware and signer of the Declaration of Independence Caesar Rodney wrote this handwritten letter to his younger brother and Continental Congressman from Delaware Thomas Rodney informing him[...] he will not be able to depart the assembly at New Castle, Delaware, until it convenes in eight or ten days on October 7, 1765.
Subjects:New York (State)
Creator:Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814
Title:Thomas Scattergood journal
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0177
Abstract:This journal was created by Thomas Scattergood (1748-1814), a Quaker minister, pioneer of mental health reform, and early advocate for the creation of Friends Asylum (later Friends Hospital) in Philadelphia,[...] Pennsylvania. It describes his travels to various Quaker Meetings in New Jersey and New York between 1789 and 1792.
Subjects:Travelers--Diaries | Quakers--Pennsylvania--History--18th century | Quakers--New Jersey--History--18th century | Climatology--Observations--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Fisher, Milton M. (Milton Metcalf), 1811-1903
Title:Diary of Journey taken for health in 1834 - from Franklin - South to Mount Vernon Virginia, back through Western Maryland Pennsylvania N.Y. Niagara, Canada - Rochester Oswego - then home - from April 21 to August 14th
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0028
Abstract:This journal chronicles abolitionist Milton M. Fisher’s 1834 journey from his home in Franklin, Massachusetts, to Virginia, and back. The trip, taken for both health reasons and as an information[...] gathering expedition for anti-slavery efforts, took Fisher through numerous northern states, the Mid-Atlantic region (including Maryland and Delaware), and Washington, D.C., to Virginia. Along the way he commented on the various towns, cities, and institutions he visited and recorded conversations with locals including both free and enslaved African-Americans.
Subjects:Abolitionists--United States--History--19th century | Antislavery movements--United States--History--19th century | Voyages and travels--History--19th century | Connecticut--Description and travel | More Subjects