Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Quakers are members of the Christian denomination known as the Religious Society of Friends.
This collection is comprised of the legal documents of various Quaker individuals and organizations.
See item acquisition note.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed January, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- January, 2016
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Deed for the Abington Meeting House.
Release from an indenture.
Handwritten copy of the will of John Bartram.
Handwritten copy of Marmaduke Cooper's will (1795) signed by the Register of the Perogative Office of the State of New Jersey (1831).
Handwritten copy of Joseph Mickle's will.
Single handwritten copy of the will of Mary Ann Cope Morris.
Handwritten indenture signed by Samuel Richardson.
Photostatic copy of an indenture between Toby Leech and Thomas Sisom.
Photostatic copy of the will of John Scarborough.
Handwritten document of Lewis Washington, appointing his son Lieutenant I. Banoll Washington to act for him "with reference to my servant man Henry now in the service of the C.S.A." Also included is a photograph of a slave, though it is not clear if the photograph is of the servant Henry, referenced in the letter.
Ledger lists defendants and plaintiffs who appeared before William Webb and judgments made. Found in a copy of Barclay's Apology owned by William Webb.
Typed transcript of John Woerstler's patent for 65 acres in Philadelphia County, and a photostatic copy of the original.
Handwritten copy and photocopy.
Handwritten copy of the will of Ebenezer Large, dated 1770.
Handwritten copy of John Rutter's will.General Physical Description
See Oversize Box 4, Folder 1.
Photostatic copy of an indenture between John Worrell and Teamans Tillingham.General Physical Description
See Oversize Box 4, Folder 2.
Paxton, Alexander and Elizabeth: to Mary Hooton, 1709. Indenture.
Hooton, Mary: to Thomas Hooton, 1712. Indenture. (w/transcription)
Charter of the Preston Reading Room Association. Preston, Delaware County, PA. May 9, 1890
Photocopy of the Charter of the Woolman School, Swarthmore, PA. May 14, 1918. Accompanied by photocopy of court decree from September 1930 approving amendments to the charter.
Charter of the Friends Fiduciary Corp. with original seals. Oct 11, 1920. [copy?]
Peters, William: Appointment to the position of Deputy Prothonotary, Phil., 1754.
Minutes on Leeds resignation as president of the Philadelphia Board of Education, 1948
Avis, William: to David and Mary Shattan of NJ, 1761. Indenture for service as apprentice.
Ellis, Ann and Thomas Massey (executors of Benjamin Ellis): to Abraham Wayne, 1761. Conveys the right to construct a dam and watercourse on the property of the late Benjamis Ellis.
Pemberton, James et ux: to John Morton, 1788. Release.