Allinson Family Papers
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Francis Greenleaf Allinson (1856-1931) was a classicist and teacher who was born in Burlington, N. J., the son of Quakers William James Allinson and Rebecca Hinchman Allinson. Francis Greenleaf Allinson graduated from Haverford College in 1876 and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1880. In 1885, he married Mary Irwin Carey. Allinson taught Greek and Latin at Haverford College. He also became Headmaster at the University School in Baltimore MD and taught at Williams College, Brown University, University of California and in Athens.
Samuel Allinson (1739-1791) was an attorney and Surveyor-General of N. J. A Quaker, he married Elizabeth Smith in 1765. After Elizabeth's death, he married Martha Cooper in 1773. He was the author of Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New Jersey... from 1702 to...1776 in 1776.
Samuel Allinson (1808-1883) was a farmer born in New York City, the son of Quakers James Allinson and Bernice Chattin Allinson. He married, first, Elizabeth Alsop in 1839 and second, Anne Tatum in 1855. Allinson helped establish reform schools for boys and girls in 1875 and was the author of some works on Indigenous Americans in New Jersey.
William James Allinson (1810-1874) was born in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Quakers James Allinson and Bernice Chattin Allinson. He married Rebecca Webb Hinchman. He apprenticed, then became a druggist, in Burlington, N. J. William Allinson was the author of several works and was editor of the journal Friends' Review in 1867.
Biographical information from the Dictionary of Quaker Biography, biographical sketches in typescript, Special Collections, Haverford College Library.
Papers include correspondence, poetry, commonplace books, journals and diaries, deeds, marriage certificates, diplomas, legal and financial papers, genealogical material, memorials, pictures, silhouettes, maps, scrapbooks and clippings.
Letters include those of thirty-one members of the Allinson family, plus those of related members of the Carey, Chattin, Cooper, Hinohman, Parker, and Taylor families, and others. Among those represented are Caroline Allinson , Francis Greenleaf Allinson, Samuel Allinson, 1739-1791, Samuel Allinson, 1784-1859, Samuel Allinson, 1808-1883, Sybil Allinson, William Allinson, William James Allinson; James Carey, 1821-1894, John E. Carey, Martha (Evans) Carey, Samuel Carey; Elisabeth Chattin, Rachel Chattin; David Cooper; Eliza (Webb) Hinchman; Margaret (Allinson) Parker; Joseph Wright Taylor. Correspondents include Joseph Gurney Bevan, Joseph Bonaparte, Elias Boudinot, Moses Brown, 1738-1836, Hannah Cathrall, and George Dillwyn; John Elliott, Sarah Moore Grimké, and James H. Sterling, concerning temperance work; Anthony Benezet, Patrick Henry, Joseph Parrish, and Theodore Dwight Weld, about slavery; Samuel Rhoads, about the Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting; Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen), George Brinton McClellan, Joel Parker, and Marous Lawrence Ward, about the New Jersey State Reform School for Boys at Jamesburg; Julia Ward Howe, about the women's peace movement; Joseph Scattergood, d.1824 and Thomas Scattergood, 1748-1814, about the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, 1793; George Washington, about unlawful billeting of Army officers in Samuel Allinson's house.
Poetry consists of 85 items, 1768-1924, on miscellaneous subjects, including 21 by William James Allinson.
Commonplace books include vol. 3 of Anne (Tatum) Allinson's, containing extracts from Samuel Allinson's journals, 1879-1883.
Journals and diaries include diary of Martha (Cooper) Allinson, 1786-1799; journal of Rebecca Allinson, 1827; Samuel Allinson, 1784-1859, Journal of a journey to Gibraltar, 1820; Samuel Allinson, 1808-1883, Journal of a journey to New York, 1828; copy of Martha Routh's journal kept on her passage from London to America, 1794; William Allinson's Notes of a tour into Sussex, 10th mo. 1804, in company with Josiah Reeve and Gershom Craft and Notes of a tour to Flemington, 10th mo., 1805, to attend the Circuit Court on the trial for the freedom of Flora, granddaughter of Jane Carr; also his journal describing visit to Indigenous Americans in New York State in 1809; William James Allinson's Familiar notes of a journey to Niagara Falls, Sept., 1843; Rebecca Jones' journal, 1788-89, and her Diary aboard the Pigou, 1788.
Deeds include one from William Biddle to John Biddle. Aug. 5, 1724; fourteen deeds and assignments, 1834-1861, of Martha (Evans) Carey; draft of deed for burial ground of Cropvell Meeting, 1793; drafts of deeds for burial ground, 1816, lot for Meeting House, 1816, and lot for Meeting House and stables, 1826, of Mansfield Meeting; copy of deed for land of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends for the Southern District, 1819; copy of deed, 1699, from Christopher Wetherill to Thomas Scattergood, conveying land as dowry of Phebe (Wetherill) Scattergood. Deeds of the Burlington Company, covering purchase of land in the Province of New York, signed by Friends from New Jersey and Pennsylvania, are stored in MC OVS 950.309.
Marriage certificates include those of Francis Greenleaf Allinson and Mary Irwin Carey, 1885 (stored in OVS 950.307); Joseph Allinson and Elisabeth Scattergood, 1721; Samuel Allinson, 1739-1791, and Elisabeth Smith, 1765; Samuel Allinson, 1739-1791, and Martha Cooper, 1773; Charles Shoemaker Taylor and Rebecca Hughes, 1873 (stored in OVS 950.307); Charles Shoemaker and Gertrude Allinson, 1894 (stored in OVS 950.307).
Diplomas are those of Francis Greenleaf Allinson for B.A. degree, 1876, and L.L.D., 1931, from Haverford College (stored in 910-I).
Legal and financial papers include 19 wills, notably that of Richard Allison [Allinson] 1731.
Genealogical material consists of 69 items on Allinson, Cooper, Hinchman, Matlack, Scattergood, and Tatum families.
Memorials include those to Bernice (Chattin) Allinson. James Allinson, 1778-1811, John Cooper Allinson, Samuel Allinson, 1739-1791, Samuel Allinson, 1808-1883, William Allinson, William James Allinson, David Cooper, and Margaret Wistar Haines.
Pictures are those of members of the family and friends, including an autographed photograph of David Bispham, 1897.
Maps include rough sketch of Burlington Company's tract of land at Otego, Albany County, New York; map showing general survey of Burlington Tract (land owned by Burlington Company), 1769, plus a copy entitled, "Col. Croghan's Patent" (both stored in 815 under name Burlington Tract); maps of real estate holdings of Martha (Evans) Carey, in papers of Samuel Carey; map of Friends Meetings in New York State, near the North River [ca. 1811].
Scrapbooks, one containing newspaper clippings and miscellaneous autographs, one containing silhouettes of the Allinson family, relatives, and friends, are stored in 975.
Other papers in this collection include those of the Burlington Company, concerning settlement of lands in New York; miscellaneous items concerning Burlington Monthly Meeting. Burlington Quarterly Meeting, Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Cropwell Meeting, London Yearly Meeting, Mansfield Meeting, Nantucket Monthly Meeting, New York Yearly Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting - Meeting for Sufferings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Women Friends, Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends for the Southern District, Trenton Meeting, Upper Springfield Monthly Meeting, and various minutes of transfer, minutes for traveling in the ministry, letters of commendation, etc.; papers from Baltimore, New York, and Philadelphia Meetings, concerning the Separation of 1827-28; 38 miscellaneous items concerning Indigenous Americans, 1758-1932; Proceedings of the New Jersey State Temperance Society, 1834; papers of the New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, 1797-1803), also membership certificate and picture of Bassa Cove, Liberia (both stored in 988-E); Articles of the New Jersey Association for Helping the Indians, 1757 (manuscript book stored in 975.09.019); arithmetic book, copy book, almanac, memorandum books, and receipt book of Rebecca Jones (7 items, 1766-1809); pocket notebook of Debbie M. Kimber, "Record of dates and events," 1860-1883.
Materials are arranged in three series, and within each series by type of material and alphabetically.
The Allinson family papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1958 by Margaret Taylor McIntosh with additions donated in 1997 by Carl Flintermann, Edward Flintermann, and Peter Flintermann.
Diplomas of Francis Greenleaf Allinson (1856-1931) from Haverford College, B.A.,1876; (L.L.D.), 1931. STORED IN 910 I
Marriage certificate Francis Greenleaf Allinson (1856-1931)with Mary Irwin Carey, of Baltimore, Married, Baltimore, 9mo. 10. 1885. STORED IN MC OVS 950.307
Photograph album of Francis Greenleaf Allinson, [ca.1876] STORED IN MC 975.06.005
Photograph of Burlington, N.J., Monthly Meeting (Ortho.), belonging to Francis Greenleaf Allinson, dated 1898. STORED in 912.
Taylor, Charles Shoemaker: Marriage certificate with Rebecca Hughes, of London Grove, Pa. Married at West Grove, Pa., Monthly Meeting, 6mo. 12, 1873; Wedding certificate with Gertrude Allinson, of Beverly, N.J. Married at Burlington, N.J., Monthly Meeting, 11mo. 14, 1894. STORED IN MC OVS 950.307
Burlington Tract: Deeds covering purchase of land in the province of New York, signed by Friends from New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 3 parchment deeds.STORED IN MC 815-R
Burlington Tract.Map - ageneral survey of Burlington Tract, 1769, made by Wm. Ridgway and Joseph Biddle, Jr. Copy by W.D., entitled "Col. Croghan's Patent." Stored in MC 815-R
New Jersey Association for Helping the Indians. Articles, 1757. Ms. book, 10 p. (p. 9 and 10 give subscribers' signatures, including that of John Woolman.)STORED IN MC 975.09.019
New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.Membership certificate (not filled out);Picture of Bassa Cove, in Liberia. STORED IN 988 E-R
Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and miscellaneous autographs. STORED IN MC 975.04.001
Silhouette book of the Allinson family, including many silhouettes of relatives and friends. 20 p. Note: List of European ministers who visited U.S., 1777-1832, mentioned in original Bleyden survey, not found in 1966. STORED IN 975 C
Manumissions: Photo of Gordon ("The Scourged Back") rehoused in Fine Art Photo Collection
Books and pamphlets removed from collection to Quaker Collection, Main Library or Pamphlet Group:
The Book of Psalms, translated out of the original Hebrew: and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. N.Y.: American Bible Society, 1859. Inscribed.
Burlington: A Provincial Capital .... Phila.: Harris and Partridge, 1945. Inscribed: Carroll Allinson Flintermann from Page?. March 3, 1946, and note to give to Swarthmore if dup.
Medley, being a personal bound collection of pamphlets, fragments for Wm. J. Allinson. Ms. table of contents. 1830s.
Medley, another collection pamphlets, fragments for Wm. J. Allinson. Ms. table of contents, 18th - 19th centuries.
In Memoriam: Edward P. Allinson, Esq. Inscribed.
The Principles of Peace exemplified in the conduct of the Soc. of Friends in Ireland ... / Thomas Hancock, M.D. Boston: Whipple and, Damrell, 1838. Inscribed: "Wm. J. Allinson from his friend, Susan R. Smith, 1838"
An Exposition of the Faith of the Religious Society of Friends ... / Thomas Evans. Phila., Kimber and Sharpless, 1828.
The Hinchman Conspiracy Case, in Letters to the New York Home Journal ... Phila.: Stokes and Bro., 1849.
Memorial of Samuel Allinson ... / John E. Hageman. Read ... 1884.
- Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791
- Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883
- Allinson, Margaret
- Allinson, William J., 1810-1874
- Allinson family
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Letter to W.J. Allinson. Norristown, Pa., Dec. 1, 1852. Introduces William L. Judd, missionary.
"Lines on return of Barclay's Apology." [n.d.]
Correspondence with Samuel Allinson. 3 items, New York - Burlington [N.J.], Mar. 9, 1772 - May 7, 1772. To and from; Lord Stirling asks help in promoting a lottery; S.A. refuses on religious grounds.
3 letters: Burlington, 12mo. 25, 1851; [n.p.] 9mo. 3, 1880; [n.p.] 5mo. 2, 1881.
8 items: 2 calling cards, in envelope, addressed to "Ann Tatum" from Susanna B. Kimber and James Carey [n.d.] [Engagement or wedding announcement?] Letter (envelope), Locust Hill, 3/6/59; Letter to Ann Allinson, 12mo. 16, 1900; Poem, Locust Hill, 6mo. 28, 1871; Will, 3mo. 14, 1884.
16 items: Letters to her family, 1806-1847; Will, 1mo. 9, 1858, proved, 9mo. 27, 1859. Memorandum accompanying will; List of bequests; Accounts of executors of estate; Memorial in Friends' Review , 3mo. 19, 1859
55 items: Letters concerning her gifts of historical materials to various institutions and individuals, 1902-1938. Plus photograph, added 1967
14 items: Letters and legal papers, 1807-48
3 items [apparently by 3 different people of this name]: Letters, Westfield, Mass., Oct. 10, 1837; Amenia Seminary [Dutchess Co., N.Y.] May 13, 1849 Trenton, N.J., May 11, 1883.
1 item: Letter, Westtown, 2mo.27, 1868
6 items: 3 receipts, 1807; 2 letters: To Mary Allinson, Fayetteville, N.C.; Burlington, 12mo., 1829; To Samuel Allinson, Jr.; Burlington, 6mo. 6, 1850; Will, 1856
Letter to Hannah W. Richardson. Locust Hill, 10 mo. 24, 1841.
2 pictures: Elizabeth H.W. Allinson and John Welsh. Deposition by her as to births and baptisms of her 3 Welsh children (Notarized by Clement Biddle)
Letter to [Jacob Allinson] from Burlington, 9mo. 8,1757; Will, 1mo. 30, 1765, proved, 1768
Copy of letter to husband, Saml. Allinson, Dec., 1767; Account of her death, 8mo. 20, 1768; Note of her death; Poem on her death by sister Katharine Smith.
2 photographs of him [ 1 sure, 1 not positive]; 3 letters: To his mother, Rebecca (Hinchman) Allinson, from Haverford College, 12mo. 16, 1874; To his Uncle Samuel, from Cambridge [Mass.], 4/11/77, and Heidelberg, 7/15/1879; Memorial to him, by R.C. Archibald, published in Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, vol. 75, no. 6, 1944. (3 copies: carbon of manuscript and 2 reprints)
Letter to Rebecca Allinson, Burlington, N.J., from Gibraltar, Oct. 15, 1826; 2 pictures of Hughes women, 1862-1870
Piece book, 1792; Copy book [n.d.]; Indenture as apprentice to a tailor in Phila., 1794; Letter from Evesham Monthly Meeting to Phila. Monthly Meeting of the Northern District, commending him to its care. 10mo. 5, 1794; Letter to mother, Martha Allinson, Waterford. [Phila.] 10mo. 26, 1794; Letter of commendation for him from Phila. Monthly Meeting of the Northern District, to Burlington M.M., 5mo. 28,1799; Letters to Bernice Chattin Allinson (his wife) and family, 1800-1806; draft of marriage certificate
Letters to Bernice Chattin Allinson (his wife) and family, 1806-1811; 2 receipts for money from father's estate; lease on property in Phila.; Account of his last illness, 1811; Account of his life by sister, Margaret Allinson, 1811; Extract from Freeman's Journal, Aug. 21, 1811, giving obituary; Inventory and appraisal of domestic goods, 1811; Executors' accounts; Inventory and appraisal of shop goods; Accounts of final settlement of estate, 1813; Letter to his father [n.p., ca.1807?]; Versification of Psalm 23. Printed; Receipt from Samuel Allinson, son of James, for his share of father's estate; Letters to him. 3 items, 1801-1810
Letter to sister, Mary E. Allinson, East Whiteland, from Locust Hill, 2mo. [7?] 1850.
Letters, receipts, will, account of his life and death, executor's account of his estate. 9 items, 1793-1814
2 mortgages, 1737, and wedding certificate with Elizabeth Scattergood of Mancefield, Burlington Co., N.J., 2mo. 20, 1721. 3 items in 1. Certificate of commendation on his removal from Larkington (Yorkshire) Meeting (Preparative Meeting?) 3mo. 18, 1718. (Original and copy); Certificate from Raby Monthly Meeting in County of Durham, 4mo. 24, 1718. (Original and 2 copies); Will, 1755. Registered, 1756. (Original and copy)
10 items: Letters, receipts, wedding invitation (Benjamin Parker, 1831). Burlington, 1806-1831
2 pictures; Power of attorney. London, 1879
Letters, receipts. 51 items, 1773-ca.1822; Account of last illness, 1823; Poem to her
43 items, 1795-1859: Letters, 3 receipts, 1 lease, 1 notebook containing copy of her will, and estate business records
Letters to parents. 2 items, Westtown, 11mo. 20, 1855, and Philadelphia, 4mo. 11, 1876
Legal opinion on a controversy over the purchase of a meadow. Initialed by J. K[insey] [ca.1771]
9 items, 1824-1828: 1 poem; letters; 1 receipt; journal, 1827; account of her death
38 items: Letters; will; 2 accounts of her death. 1844-1879
Will, Feb. 19, 1730. Proved, Sept. 11, 1731 [name on Will spelled "Allison"]. See oversize.
License to practice law in New Jersey, 1760; Appointment as Surrogate in New Jersey Court, 1761; Appointment as Keeper of the Seal of New Jersey Supreme Court, 1762 (signed by Robert H. Morris); Commission as Solicitor and Counsellor in the Province of New Jersey, 1765; Commission as Clerk of Chancery Court in New Jersey, Apr. 24, 1772; Commission as Register of Chancery Court in New Jersey, May 13, 1772; Release from appointment as Overseer of the Poor, Waterford Township, 1788; Proposals for Printing...a New Edition of the Laws of... New Jersey, plus authorization to proceed with printing, Jan. 18, 1775. (See also Box 8, Folder 3) Articles of agreement with Charles Read, May 4, 1761. Bond to Mary Allinson of Mt. Holly, 1 mo. 19, 1773
Silhouette of; Letters, 1 page of accounts, 1 prayer. (Letters during Revolution may be of interest)
Letters; will; account of his death by daughter Mary; memorial by wife Martha; final receipt from residuary legatees of his estate
Miscellaneous letters to. 7 items, 1762-1786.
Business and legal papers. 62 items, 1764-1800
Marriage certificate, to Martha Cooper, 1773
Marriage certificate, to Elizabeth Smith, 1765. See oversize.
Picture of; Letters; Marriage settlement; copy of marriage certificate, with Susanna Dillwyn Smith, 1814; 2 receipts; 4 notices of fruit trees for sale; power of attorney from his heirs to Samuel Allinson of Burlington; Diary kept for his wife on voyage to Europe and South America, 1820. "Journal of a Journey to Gibraltar."
Picture; Letters from. 30 items, 1819-1832. [Letter of 2mo. 21, 1825, speaks of anti-slavery bill before Pennsylvania legislature; Letter of 8mo. 31, 1827, speaks of Hicksite controversy; also, 9mo. 4, 1828, and 3mo. 4, 1829] 1 receipt; 1 indenture (2 copies); Journal of a journey to New York, 1828 (plus 2 typescript copies and picture of Flushing Meeting); Account of his life; Clipping about his Silver Wedding Anniversary, 1880; Clippings about his death (3)
Letters from, 1833-1883. 40 items [Include notification of appointment to Bd. of Managers of Haverford College, 1863, and letter of 4/23/1866, discussing plans for New Jersey Reformatory.]; Statement of property taken from Friends of Chesterfield; Monthly Meeting for non-compliance with military requisitions: 2mo. 22, 1834. Signed by Gov. Sherman; Bills and checks, 1848-1862. 4 items; 2 insurance policies; 1 bond; 2 bills; 1 accounts; a receipt; Notice of death; 3 Minutes of regret about death, 1883-84
Letters to [Largely concerning his project of establishing a Reformatory for boys, at Jamesburg, [N.J.]
17 items, 1797-1855: 13 letters, 3 receipts, 1797-ca.1842; Will, 1855. [Letter of 6mo. 11, 1798, describes trip to New York and its appearance then.]
31 items: Letters, business papers, 20 items, 1795-1838; Instructions to his executors and inventory of stocks, etc., in his possession, 1841; Account of his life and death, by sister [Mary] (Last page, 7mo. 11, 1856, contains account of death of Elizabeth Allinson also by M[ary]); Will, 1841; Invitation to his funeral. Burlington, 10mo. 2, 1841; Legal papers connected with settling his estate, 1841- 1860. 7 items. See also Diaries and Manuscript Books, A-F.
Picture; Memorial to him (printed); Letters, 1824-1836. 40 items. [Letter of 1829, to sister Mary in New York, gives anecdote about a Hicksite called "Skipping Phoebe".]
2 photographs with letters.
Legal documents. 17 items, 1732-1855: Miscellaneous bonds, wills, copies of marriage certificates, indentures, power of attorney to Wm. Allison, and 2 papers concerning Burlington Monthly Meeting. Memorials, miscellaneous, of Friends in Wales and in Pennsylvania. 14 items, 1743-1794. [Include remarks of John Griffith about Susanna Morriss, with his account of her journeys to Great Britain.]
Poems. 55 items, 1702-1836
Genealogical material on the Allinson, Chattin, Cooper, Hughes, Matlack, Scattergood, and Tatum families. 67 items
2 items: Letters to Margaret (Allinson) Parker, Shrewsbury. Burlington, 3mo. 28 - 5mo. 6, 1831.
Letters to Samuel Allinson, Burlington. Philadelphia, 2mo. 25, 1767 - 10mo. 23, 1774. 11 items. [Include, "An Argument in defence of those persons who think it their duty to protect Slaves that have escaped from their Masters."] Also here: Clipping from The Pennsylvania Evening Post and Public Advertiser, Mon., June 17, 1782, containing letter from A[nthony] B[enezet] to Abbot Raynal, Brussels, and the Abbot's answer
Letter to Rebecca Jones, Philadelphia. London, 8mo. 14, 1795
Indenture (deed to land in New Jersey) from Wm. Biddle to his son John Biddle. Aug. 5, 1724
Photograph (autographed), 1897
Letter to Robert Smith, Jr. Trenton, N.J., Sept. 4, 1802. [Concerns work of Abolition Society of New Jersey] Transcription of deed book from Abolition Society of New Jersey, signed 1806, "Respecting the manumission of certain Slaves"
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Bordentown, N.J. Bordentown, Jan. 16, 1836
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Burlington. E. Town, Jan. 25, 1774. (Also manuscript copy of same) Mortgage deed, from David Allinson to Elias Boudinot. Burlington, July 13, 1812. Discharged, 10mo., 1816
Letter to [Samuel?] Allinson. Providence, 11mo. 11, 1785. [Mentions wish that all American Meetings could agree on a general Code of Laws (Discipline)]
Advertisement for settlers to occupy a tract of land in Albany County, N.Y. [n.d.] List of assessments to defray the charge of 10 settlements; Articles of agreement (draft) between proprietors and settlers; Articles of agreement between Henry Hill and others and John Hicks and others, to make a settlement at Otego Patent, N.Y.; Account of Monies paid to and for the Settlers of Lands at Otego and Otsego; Copy of agreement given Christian Derrick on behalf of the Company, permitting him to settle on the Company lands. Sept. 9, 1771; 16 receipts for monies paid the settlers in advance, to defray costs of travel and settlement in Otego; List of settlers' monies; Account of money laid out at New York for Tools, etc.; Correspondence between the Company and the settlers, 1771. 10 items
20 items, ca. 1768-69: Surveyor's records, map, description of lots, etc.
Legal documents. 35 items, 1768-1814
Correspondence concerning loan to Wm. Trent and Colonel Croghan. 7 items, 1768-72. Report of the Executive Committee, 1836 (printed) Abstract of the Proceedings of Annual Meeting, 1839 (2 copies, printed)
Report of the Executive Committee, (printed), 1836 Abstract of the Proceedings of Annual Meeting (2 copies, printed), 1839
Legal papers. 16 items, 1797-1838
Draft of a plan for Friends School at Ancocas, sent to the several Monthly Meetings in Burlington Quarter. [ca. 1780?]
Will of, 1783
Bill, Aug., 1834. Receipted, Sept. 15, 1834
28 items: 1 bill, 1820; 1 receipt, 1825; Bills, receipts, etc., connected with settling his Estate. 25 items, 1833-1841; Executor's account of his Estate, 1841
(Grandfather of Susanne (Allinson) Wulsin) 12 items, 1834-1874: Picture (photograph) [n.d.] Letters from him to his mother and father. 9 items, 1834-1841; Letter to Charles Evans, Buffalo, N.Y. Phila. 9mo. 16, 1874; Letter to him from Janney, Hopkins and Hull, Baltimore. 2mo. 6, 1841.
(father of James, 1821-1894) 43 items: 4 letters to him, 1835-1841. [3 ordinary business; the 4th., from Henry Clay, Ashland, May 4, 1841, saying he cannot interfere in official appointments.] Receipted bills, 1819-1836. [Bills for 1819-20, mainly for purchases for setting up a new home]
Receipted bills. 5 items, 1820-1837; Deeds and assignments. 14 items, 1834-1861
Mortgages, bonds, and related papers. 12 items, 1844-53.
Title papers, used in lawsuit about land along Erie Canal. 22 items, 1831-1855
Will and codicils, 1841-1868, and printed record of lawsuit between Samuel Carey and Henry B. Evans et al, 1869. 7 items. Note: See also papers of Samuel Carey for interrelated items.
"Reminiscence at Louden." Poem, unsigned, written on back of paper bearing examination grades for Mary I. Carey, dated Baltimore, Dec. 15, 1871. 1 item (with envelope)
Letters to [business] 27 items, 1838-1874; Bills and receipts, 1816-1872. 30 items. [Receipt for legal advice, Buffalo, Nov. 4, 1843, signed by M[illard] Fillmore (later Pres. U.S.)]
Powers of attorney. 2 items (1 envelope) 1868-1872; Leases, 1833-1868. 11 items; Maps of real estate holdings inherited by his wife, Martha (Evans) Carey. 3 items, 1830-l852. Miscellaneous legal and financial papers, 1811-1874. 44 items. [Include copy of his marriage certificate; inventory of goods of mother-in-law, Letitia Evans. NOTE: See also papers of Martha (Evans) Carey for interrelated items
Letter to Samuel and Martha Allinson. Philadelphia, 3mo. 10, 1787
13 items (1 enclosure) Picture; 10 letters, 1821-1841; Bequests under the will of; Will, made, 1872; proved, 1875.
letter: To Bernice Allinson, Locust Hill, N.J. Phila. [n.d] [Tells of cholera epidemic]
letter: To Rebecca Jones, Phila. Cape May, 7mo. 17, 1796
Record book, 1767-1838, containing entries when Bernice Allinson and Samuel Allinson were received from Philadelphia Meeting (1830 and 1838, respectively)
Letter to Rebecca Jones. Phila., 6mo. 23, 1786
34 items: Moan on losing his Wife, ca. 1759; 19 letters, 8 miscellaneous items, 1761-1793; Will, made 1790; codicil, 1791; proved, 1795. 3 copies; Testimonial to him by daughter, Martha Allinson; Testimony from Woodbury M.M. about him, 1796; Account of him (incomplete). Marriage certificate, with Sybil Matlack of Phila.; married at Phila., 2mo. 3, 1747
Account of vision, recorded by David Cooper, 1749. Account of death. 2 poems by David Cooper, one on her vision, one on her death
Copy, 1762, of certificate of removal of Wm. and Margaret Cooper from Coleshill Monthly Meeting, Hertfordshire, to West New Jersey, 1678. Copy of copy [n.d.]
9 letters, including one signed A.C. [Ann Cox?] 1821- [1831?]
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Jr., Notingham, N.J. Stony Brook, 5mo. 21, 1838. Letter to Wm. Allinson, Burlington, N.J. [n.p.] 5mo. 3, 1839. (Letter from Saml. Allinson, Jr., to Wm. added at bottom of page. Trenton, 5mo. 7, 1839.)
Draught of a Deed for a Burial Ground at Cropwell, 1793. Draught of a Declaration of Trust for a Meeting-house Lot and Burial Ground for Friends of Cropwell Meeting, 1793
Leases, accounts, other business papers. 40 items, 1793- 1825
Picture. 5 letters,1770-1806. Plan of a chimney. "Strictures on Water Baptism, the Outward Supper, Perfection, and Women's Preaching." 1 item [n.d.], (copy, 5mo., 1807)
Letter to Martha Allinson, Waterford, N.J. London, 2mo. 1, 1796
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Burlington. Houghton, 9mo. 3, 1768
Letter to [Samuel Allinson?] Trenton [Jan. 8, 1875]
3 letters to Samuel Allinson, Burlington. Phila., 11mo. 1, 1770 - 12mo. 31, 1771
3 letters to Samuel and Elizabeth (Alsop) Allinson, Locust Hill, N.J. Phila., 3mo. 10, 1840 - 1mo. 26, 1850. [Writes about the temperance movement]
4 photographs. Poem on his death, "H.C.E.," by W.W.L.
2 letters: To Saml. Allinson. Burlington, 12mo. 23,1831, To Wm. Allinson, Burlington. [n.p.], 11mo., 1800
Letter to Margaret Allinson. [n.p., n.d.]
Letter, signed by him, Robert Smith, and John Richardson, soliciting funds for The Friend. Phila., 2mo. 28, 1831
Manuscript paper, "Published Weekly by the J.B.A." Haverford, Saturday, Nov. 28, 1857
Letter to James Allinson, Burlington. Phila., 2mo. 25, 1802
Manuscript. newspaper edited by Saml. Allinson et al. March, 1825, plus one half copy, undated
Copy [n.d.] of letter to Anthony Benezet. London, Aug. 22,1772. Article published in the London Chronicle , 8mo. 22, 1772. Manuscript copy of copy (All one item)
Letter to Samuel Allinson. Newark, N.J., May 11, 1865. [Concerns appointment of trustees for Jamesburg Reformatory.]
Bill for beer, 1710-1712. Settled by executor of his estate in 1715
Note to Samuel Allinson. [n.p.] 1mo. 17, 1841
Minute from Burlington, N.J., Monthly Meeting, giving S.G. permission to visit North Carolina Yearly Meeting and Baltimore Yearly Meeting. 8mo. 5, 1839. Extract from Minutes of N.C.Y.M., 8mo., 1839, saying he was there and ministered well. Extract from Minutes of Baltimore Y.M., same, 10mo., 1839.
Letter to Samuel and Wm. J. Allinson, Burlington, N.J. Belleville [N.J.] May, 12 [n.d.] [Discusses temperance work ] Letter to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. Belleville, 1/10/47
Letter from Sarah Tuke, when about 20 years old, to R. Shackleton. [n.p., n .d.] Letterbook [n.d.] of Bernice Allinson, containing copies of letters of Sarah Grubb, 1785-1790 See also Diaries and Manuscripts box.
2 letters; To Martha Cooper [later Allinson] [n.p.,1772?] To Samuel Allinson for Martha C.A., Burlington. Phila., 11mo. 1, 1774. Testimony of Phila. M.M. about M. Haines, after her death
Letter, Newport, Isle of Wight, 4mo. 24, 1738; 2 copies
Photograph, taken in Trenton, N.J., 1866
1 undated copy of letter from him to Robert Pleasants. Hanover, January 18, 1773. Draft of letter to him from Samuel Allinson. Burlington, 10mo. 17, 1774. [Both items concern slave trade.]
[Mother-in-law of William James Allinson] 61 items: Letters, copy of will; letters, accounts, and receipts of children and executors in settling her estate. 1832-1881; Newspaper account of lawsuit, 1849, about sanity of Morgan Hinchman; Obituary notice for Eliza W.H., in Friends Review, 1mo. 28, 1871
Pedigree of Rebecca Webb Hinchman, who married Wm. James Allinson
Chart of Hinchman family, with extract from Dictionary of National Biography, Vol. XXV. London, 1891. See also oversize
Depositions of witnesses in a lawsuit, The State of New Jersey vs. William Haight, for which Joseph Hopkinson was commissioned to examine witnesses. April 7, 1804
Letter to Samuel and Anne Allinson. Newport, R.I., Sat., Aug. 12, 1871. [Concerns Woman's Peace Movement]
33 items: Miscellaneous papers, 1758-1932
38 items; 1782-1907: 3 silhouettes of Rebecca Jones; Some Experiences of Rebecca Jones of Philadelphia. Copy, 8mo. 24, 1799; Wedding invitations to her; letters from her; will; printed account of her by Ruth E. Chambers, from The Westonian, 1907. See also Diaries and Manuscripts box.
1 item: Opinion about a deed for Meeting House lot at Otego.
Tender Advice and Caution from Second Day Morning Meeting, 3mo. 10, 1760
2 letters to Samuel Allinson. Orange [N.J.], 1878. [One about daughter's death; one about Jamesburg Reformatory]
Letter. Princeton, N.J., Mar. 22, 1865
4 items: Draft of Deed for Burial Ground; 1816; Draft of Declaration of Trust for use of land in Mansfield Twp for the poor. 1816; Draft of Deed for lot where Meeting House stands. 6mo.3, 1816: Draft of Deed for lot where Meeting House and stables stand. 1826
10 items: 1775-1863. Manumissions (Freedom Papers) and other papers concerning those who were formerly enslaved, including that of Belinda Pash to take effect on her 21st birthday, 10th month 1, 1777, signed by Joseph and Rebecca Lippincott, 8th mo. 24, 1776
2 letters: To Samuel Allinson, Burlington. Lancaster, April 1, 1778; To Anne Wood, Greenwich. Philadelphia, Oct. 15, 1781
6 letters, 1780-1823. [Letter of May 27, 1780, to Samuel Allinson, describes operation for cataract on eye of Elizabeth Allinson, Samuel's daughter.]
An Elegy on African Slavery. Manuscript and 1 copy
[Chief Justice (of New Jersey Court?)] Receipt for fees of May term, 1763
Letter to Samuel Allinson. Olney, 11mo. 29, 78
5 items: Minutes appointing Trustees; drafts of deeds, 1837-1838
Report of Nantucket Committee to Dartmouth, N.S., 1789; [Concerns establishing of 5th. Day Meeting and appointment of Overseers for Dartmouth Meeting]
16 items: Papers, 1797-1803. See also Diaries and Manuscript Books box.
7 items, ca. 1864-1879: Draft of Report of Commission appointed by the Governor to consider establishment of Reform School for young people. [ca.1864]; Other papers, including 3rd. Annual Report
Proceedings, 1834. See also "Separation of 1827-1828," box 7, folder 26
Map of Meetings in New York State, near the North River. [ca.1811]
2 letters to Samuel Allinson. Trenton, July 3, 1865, and Freehold, Jan. 27, 1866. [Concern N.J. State Reform School]
14 items: Draft of marriage certificate; letters; will; papers connected with settling of her estate. [ca.1812?]- 1859
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Shrewsbury, N.J. Oxmead, 2mo. 22, 1837. [Concerns anti-slavery legislation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey]
3 items, 1780-ca.1809
Copy of deed for land where Phila. M.M. for Southern District was located, 1819
Copy of deed for rents granted in trust for Phila. Y.M. [ca.1806]; Draft of address to Gov. Richard Penn, 10mo. 1, 1772 See also "Separation of 1827-1828," box 7, folder 26
Notes of Yearly Meeting, 1838. Written by Elizabeth (Alsop) Allinson
Address to Monthly and Quarterly Meetings in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. 1mo. 19, 1775.
5 items, 1766-1789: Copies of letters from Charles Reid to New Jersey attorney. 1 item, 10mo. 25, 1766; Power of attorney, connected with will of Alice Read, deceased wife of Charles Read. 1769; Page from diary of Samuel Allinson, referring to conviction of Charles Read, Jr., for murder. 1mo. 30, 1789; Draft and copy of petition of Samuel Allinson to the President and Council of the State of Pennsylvania, in behalf of Charles Read, Jr. 3mo., 1789
Some Observations on the Manner of Conducting Friends Schools. 4mo. 4, 1786
3 letters to Samuel and William J. Allinson, and to Samuel Allinson, concerning formation of Free Produce Association of Friends of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Blockley, 2mo. 8, 1843 - 10mo. 11, 1845
Photograph, at 16 and 14, respectively
2 letters: To William Winter and Wife. Manchester [Eng.] 6mo. 27, 1782; [Tells of psychic experience] To M.H. Manchester, 7mo. 19, 1789. Copy [by Mary Rotch for Rebecca Jones] of Journal kept by Martha Routh on her Passage from London to America, 1794
2 letters to Samuel Allinson: Trenton, N.J., Sept. 9, 18?_ Yardville, Sept. 16, 1872
No. 27, July 2, 1825. Newspaper published by D. Allinson, Burlington, N.J. See also oversize
Letter to Rebecca Jones, Philadelphia. [Holland] 12mo. 30, 1796; 2 silhouettes; Newspaper clipping, Philadelphia Public Ledger, Sept. 15, 1939, showing unveiling of plaque at site of Savery's workshop, 17 S. 2nd. Street, Philadelphia
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Burlington. Philadelphia. 11mo. 23, 1770. [About money] Receipted by Isaac Collins, 11mo. 28, 1770
3 letters to James Allinson, Waterford, N.J. Phila., 8mo. 8, 1792 - 10mo. 16, 1793. [3rd. letter tells of plague of 1793 in Phila.]
13 items: Letters to Samuel Allinson, Locust Hill, N.J. Phila., 4mo. 26, 1830 - 5mo. 25, 1835
Letter to her cousin. Phila., 11mo. 18, 1794
Copy of deed, 1699, from Christopher Wetherill to Thomas Scattergood, conveying land, as marriage portion of Phebe (Wetherill) Scattergood, his wife.
4 items: Will, made and proved. 1772; Accounts, receipts, and inventory used by Samuel Allinson in settling his estate, 1772-1774
8 items, 1791-1804: Letters to Martha Allinson. [Letter of 10mo. 21, 1793, tells of plague in Philadelphia.]
5 items: Baltimore Monthly Meeting: Certificate of membership for E. Browen. 3mo. 30, 1833; Minute appointing committee to visit Friends on account of the Hicksite Separation. 8mo. 9, 1832. [Samuel Carey, a member of committee]; Notes on arguments for disowning Hicksites; New York Monthly Meeting: Minute of New York M.M. for claim on Hicksite Trustees to relinquish the part of the Meeting's property held by them to the non-Hicksite Trustees. 5mo. 1, 1833; Philadelphia Yearly Meeting: Note of 1st. Hicksite Yearly Meeting in Phila., 10mo. 3, 1827. [Green St. M.M. dissolved connection with Phila. Quarterly Meeting.]
Copy of letter to A. Benezet. London, Aug. 21, 1772; Letter to "Mr. Allinson." London, July 28, 1774
Letters to her children. Phila., Aug. 20, 1810, and Aug. 2, 1831.
11 items: Papers, 1782-1823
8 Letters to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. (Locust Hill). Burlington, N.J., 1833-35. [Concern Burlington Co. Temperance Society.]
Letter to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. Stroudsburgh, Pa., 3mo. 10, 1842
Letter to Samuel Allinson. London, 2/6/82. [Speaks of coldness and isolation of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.]
2 letters. New York, April 10, 1852 - Jan. 26, 1853
3 letters to Samuel Allinson. Chelten, 1872-73
Photograph of [him?] See oversize
Business card for Green's Carpet Store, note on verso says "Aunt Lela from Bessie [?] 10th month 9th 1881"
6 items: Letter to him, from J.B. Hodgkin, Darlington, Aug. 27, 1873, Letter to him, from Frank H. Taylor, Cambridge, 11mo. 3, 1877; Letter to him, (incomplete), to [him?] Spring Cottage [Mayfield, Eng.] 3mo. 28, 1873; Copy [n.d.] of "An account of the first appearance in the ministry of that eminent servant of the Lord, Nicholas Waln;" Copy of three poems:"Oliver Wendell Holmes to J.G.Whittier on his 80th. birthday"; v.v.; and"To the Fringed Gentian," by Edith M. Thomas. Inscribed "From Bessie." Letter to Samuel Allinson, Yardville. Woodlands, Burlington, N.J., 2mo. 4, 1878. (With envelope)
18 items: Letters, 1817-1842
5 items: Papers concerning history of Meeting House, 1837-l927
3 letters to James Allinson. 2mo. 12, 1806 - [n.d.]
2 items, 1833-l866: Copy of a deed and acceptance; Summary of financial losses resulting to Meeting from Hicksite Separation
Letter to Rebecca Jones, Undercliff. Gildersom, 4mo. 27, 1785; Account of his sayings, 1781; Extracts from his letters, 1785
[U.S. Rep. for N.J.] 4 letters to Samuel Allinson, 1867-75. [Related to affairs of N.J. State Reform School.]
7 items, 1780: Correspondence with Samuel Allinson, Burlington, concerning unlawful billeting of an Army officer in his house. Includes letter from S.A. to the officer who forced his way in, 2 letters to Washington, reply from Washington, reply from Gen. Henry Lee.
5 items: Letters to Samuel and William J. Allinson, 1830-37, and poem on her marriage to [?] Kaighn [n.d.]
"Recollections of my father, John Webb." 3 p. (With envelope) [n.d.]
3 letters to Samuel Allinson, Yardville, N.J. Belleville, Postscripts by Sarah M. Grimke.
3 letters to Samuel Allinson. Phila., l876-l882. [Discusses prison reform; other matters]
2 letters: To David Cooper, 11mo. 10,  To Samuel Allinson, Yardville. Woodbury, 7mo. 14, 1837
Remarks delivered in Bucks County and Philadelphia, 1769; Letter from her and her daughter to R[ebecca] Jones and H[annah] Cathrall, Phila. Kendal [Eng.] 3mo. 10, 1770
[Sister of Martha (Cooper) Allinson] Letter to Martha (Cooper) Allinson. Greenwich, 7mo. 21, 1782; Letter to her father, David Cooper, Woodbury. 12mo. 21, 1783; Account of her last illness and death, 12mo. 30, 1783; Poem about her death, by Joseph Sloan.
Letter, York [Eng.?] 2mo. 2, 1785
Commonplace book, No. 3.
A proposal to revive the "Rural Visiter," Oct., 1819. With manuscript list of subscribers.
"Reasons against War, and paying Taxes for its support." 1780
Letterbook, 1764-1791, see oversize
Notes of a Tour into Sussex, 10mo. , 1804 and Notes of a Tour to Flemington, 10th mo., 1805, to attend the Circuit Court on the trial for the freedom of Flora, granddaughter of Jane Carr (original manuscript all 1 vol.; includes typed copy)
Journal, describing visit to Indigenous Americans in New York State in 1809. 3 vols. and manuscript copy
Memos of Proceedings of sundry Meetings from 4th to 9th Month, 1827. #1. [Tells of turmoil at time of Separation] Memorandums... from 9mo. 1827 to 2mo. 1828 Inclusive. #2. [Ditto]
Receipt book of Wm. Allinson, 1805-1859. Invoice of Books, etc., Received by J. Letchworth from Wm. Allinson. [n.d.] (Both items tied together)
Familiar Notes of a Journey to Niagara Falls, 9mo., 1843
Familiar Notes of a Journey to Niagara Falls, two typed copies: one loose, undated; one bound, 1977.
The Crucible. Manuscript book presented to Samuel Allinson, Jr., "With the respects of the Club." [n.d.]
Notebook, 1883-87, of letters, obituaries, + memorials concerning Samuel Allinson, 1808-83.
Account of Ackworth School and York School for Girls. 1786, 1mo. 5. (Copy made for Rebecca Jones)
Arithmetic book, 1766
Not in box with other materials, as of 2/23/17 (AA)
Almanac and Memorandum books, 1770-1790. 3 items
Journal, 1788-89 and memo book, 1784-88. 2 items
Diary aboard The Pigou, 1788. Laid in; Copy of letter from Rebecca Jones to Esther Tuke, written on board The Pigou; Copy of list of belongings, given on pp.  -  of Diary, with additional comments
Notebook of miscellaneous information and medicinal recipes collected while in England; includes evelope and typed copy of attribution claim.
Receipt book, 1795-1809.
Pocket notebook, "Record of dates and events," 1860- 1883. Laid in: 13 items (clippings and calling cards)
Scrapbook of miscellaneous clippings, pasted on top of pages of surveyor's lesson book. [n.d.]
Miniature, in velvet case. [n.d.]
Letters to sister-in-law, Gertrude Allinson Taylor, undated
Letters to sister-in-law, Gertrude Allinson Taylor, 1905-1910
Letters to sister-in-law, Gertrude Allinson Taylor, 1911-1930
Typescript of article, "From Delos to Limerick and Back."
Rough draft of article, "Stoicism and Christianity."
Typescript of story, "Fanny's Patriotism, " written during World War I.
Typescript of travel article, "Within Sight of Mount Olympus," with 10 mounted photographs.
Typescript of story, "Tannenbaum."
Typescript of story, "By the Grace of Italy."
Rough draft of story about a disciple of St. Francis.
Travel article, "Baghdad to Teheran," June 25, 1930. Travel notes. (typescript) Travel notes on trip to Greece. (typescript, 93 p.)
Rough draft of article on Providence, R.I., and typescript. [Also letter from Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor to Susanne Wulsin, concerning preparing it for publication]
Miscellaneous: To brother-in-law, Charles S. Taylor, Haverford, Pa. Providence, R.I., Oct. 22, 1901. [Speaks of photographs of wife, Mary Irwin (Carey) Allinson, recently died]; To nephew, Lawrence Taylor. Providence, Feb. 13, 1924. [Thanks him for sympathy, on death of brother-in-law-son-in-law, Harry Crosby Emery]
To sister, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, undated.
To sister, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, 29 items
To sister, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, 27 items
To sister, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, 69 items (counting enclosures)
To sister, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, 83 items
Letter from Morris Gray. Boston, April 22 1897. [Concerns Jones genealogy]; Letter from Basil Gildersleeve, ed. American Journal of Philology. Balto., Mar. 23, 1908. [Concerns F.G A.'s article on Menander]; Letter from G. Y. Angelopoulos, rector, U. of Athens. Athens, Nov. 25, 1919. [Expresses the appreciation of the University of Athens for his friendship to Greece and his help to a Greek scholar in the U.S.]; Correspondence concerning his semester of teaching in California, 1917. 4 items (including draft of F G.A.'s telegraphed reply to invitation); Letters from R. M. Mitchell. Munich, Nov. 16-Dec. 5, 1923. 2 items. [First one, written on backs of German bank notes. Second, encloses German money, puts many kinds of stamps on envelope, and discusses state of German currency, in inflation]; Letter from Henry H. Albertson. Burlington, N.J., Nov. 11, 1927. [Concerns upkeep of family graves]
Reports, etc., from Haverford College. 13 items, 1873-76
Clippings re Lucian, Selected Writings, by F.G.A., 1907; Clippings and tear sheets re book, Greek Lands and Letters, by F.G.A. and Anne C. E. Allinson, pub. l909. 26 single items, 1 notebook with clippings pasted in; Letters of appreciation for the 1909 edition of Greek Lands and Letters. 10 items, 1909-10; Clippings and letters from Houghton Mifflin Co., concerning 1922 edition of same. 4 items; Letters and clippings concerning publication of F.G.A.'s translation of Menander. 7 items, 1922; Agreement between F.G. Allinson and Ginn and Co., of Boston, for publication of his book, Selections from Lucian. May 29, 1905.
Manuscripts by F.G.A.: Essays on Colonial Expansion of the Greeks. 8 items.
"Notes on Aeschylus," article by F.G.A. Printed in Classical Philology, Oct., 1910. 3 p. (tear sheets)
Letter to sister-in-law, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. Cape May,  [Felicitates her on engagement to Charles S. Taylor]
Letters, ca.1865-1877. 8 items
Letter to his brother. Burlington, 7mo. 22, 1868
Letter to James Carey, Baltimore. Haverford, Dec. 31, 1836. [Written when an undergraduate at Haverford]
Letter to brother-in-law, Francis G. Allinson, Providence, R.I. Balto., Jan. 22, 1896. [Concerns income of Mary (Carey) Allinson]; Letter to sister, Mary (Carey) Allinson, Providence, R.I. Balto., April 4, 1899. [Business matters]
Letters to, 1864-1872. 13 items.
Legal and business papers of the Carey family, principally those of Samuel and Martha (Evans) Carey, largely concerned with real estate in Baltimore, Md., and Buffalo, N.Y. 71 items, 1819-1874. [Chronologically arranged within original groupings]
Letter to [William J. Allinson?] New York, 9mo. 11, 1854
Letter to Mrs. Ann J. Carey, Louden Park. Wakefield, March 23, 1839
Letter from C.S.H. to cousin, F[rancis] G[reenleaf] A[llinson] Phil., July 10, 1899. [Business matters] Letter from Charles S. and Walter to same. New York, March 21, 1900. [Financial]
Letters to cousin, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. 3 items, 1916- 1920. [l916 letter and succeeding one speak of portrait she painted of Charles S. Taylor]
Letter to William and Rebecca [Allinson] Balto., 12mo. 29, 1856. [Thanks them for naming Francis G. Allinson partly for him]
From aunt, M.S.H[inchman?] Chelten, 9mo. 18, 1873; From sister, A.B.L. [n.p., n.d.]
Letters to aunt, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor. 2 items, Sept. 7 - Oct. 3- 1925.
Codicil to will [n.p., n.d.] Photograph of St. Dunstan's Church, London, where Anthony Morris was baptized, Aug. 25, 1654
Letters, 1798-1822. 7 items; Memorial (German) to Andreas Schober, 1792
Letters to their mother, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, 1916-1921. 3 items
Two letters to her, one, Los Angeles, Oct. 25, 1920, signed S.C. W. N., and one, Plainfield, N.J., Oct. [?] 1917, signed "Helena"
Letter to Dr. Thomas, Balto. Balto., 4mo. 18, 1868. [Letter of sympathy on loss of his wife]
Letters to W[illiam] J. Allinson, wife Rebecca, and son Francis Greenleaf, Burlington, N.J. Amesbury [Mass.] 1859-1877. [1877 letter, a copy of letter of introduction for F.G.A. to Longfellow]
Letters to aunt, Gertrude (Allinson) Taylor, ca.1907- 1930. 43 items.
Letter from M. Carey Thomas to Susanne Allinson. Bryn Mawr, Pa., Apr., 7, 1913. [Renews her appointment as warden of Radnor Hall for the following year]; Cables and telegrams at the time of her marriage to Harry Emery, in Russia, and during revolution there. 14 items, 1917-1918; Letters and notes, mainly addressed to "Mrs. Frederick R. Wulsin" (Susanne Allinson), about the death of her step-mother, Anne C. E. Allinson, and about the settlement of the estates of both A.C.E. and F.G. Allinson. 13 items, 1932-1933.
Family tree of Martha Allinson. (Printed form with manuscript entries); Letter from Lydia S. Hinchman to Susanne A. Wulsin. Haverford, Pa, Oct. 23, 1932. [Gives information on 18th. and 19th. Century Allinsons]; Typescripts of old documents relating to Allinson family in England and America, sent to F. G. Allinson by his cousin, Caroline Allinson, May, 1927. [Include a genealogical essay, tracing Allinsons back to Bryan Allinson, d.1679; also, Scattergood, Pancoast, and Wetherill ancestors] 10 items; Coat of arms of George Carter Irwin (2 copies) and genealogy of Irwin family.
A short account of the life of James Carey of Baltimore, Md. (printed booklet); Obituary notice of Elizabeth Allinson, Burlington, N.J., d. 8mo. 11, 1856, ae. 81. (clipping, mtd., with picture); William J. Allinson, 1810-1874. (printed booklet); Francis Greenleaf Allinson, 1856-1931. (reprint from Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Vol. 75, No. 6, 1944. 2 p.; Memorial for Francis Greenleaf Allinson by Philological Club of Brown U., Jan. 20, 1932. Manuscript, signed H. L. Koopman, B. C. Clough, plus letter from secy. of Soc. to Anne Crosby Emery Allinson, Providence, R.I., Jan. 24, 1932; Resolutions of sympathy from Bd. of Trustees of Providence Public Library and Faculty of Brown U; Newspaper account of tribute paid to F.G.A. at meeting of the American Philological Association, Richmond, Va., Dec. 31, 1931; Letter of sympathy to Anne Crosby Emery Allinson from [Zack? (Zachariah)] Chafee, Jr., Cambridge, Oct. 9, 1931; Memorial to Anne Crosby Emery Allinson, by [?] Society [connected with Pembroke College] March 6, 1933.
Anonymous: "Reclamation," a sonnet (typed) [by F. G. Allinson?] "M. S. S. (1860-1923)" (printed) [by F. G. Allinson?] "The Absent Host, July 20-24, 1931," sonnet (manuscript) [by F. G. Allinson?] "Lines Written on finding an article of Female attire in a Gentleman's room," Hancock Point, Maine, July 23, 1919. (manuscript) [by F. G. Allinson?] "0h, lovely, oh beloved..." for Mr. Francis Allinson (manuscript); "To Mr. and Mrs. Huger Elliott, upon seeing their Mappe of the Newe World," from the Allinsons, Christmas Day, 1919; "In Memory of Edward P. Allinson," by Alonzo Brown (manuscript); "The Mediterranean," by 0. W. Firkins (clipping from the Century Magazine, May, 1912, plus letter from author, Minneapolis, Oct. 15, 1913, telling how he came to write it); Poem by Francis B. Gummere, for Alumni Association meeting, Haverford, June 25, 1878 (typescript); Curse on Chicago, in classical French verse, imitation of Corneille, by G. Perrin, which appeared in the New York Times, Jan. 31, 1894 (typed copy, plus letter about it to Prof. Allinson, from G. Alder Blumer, M. D., Providence, R. I., March 31, 1909)
F. G. Allinson, address book, 1928; Business papers: 3 items concerning business interest in the Legal Intelligencer, inherited by Mary C. Allinson and then by Francis G. Allinson, 1891-1902 1 item, National Sewing Machine Co. Phila., Jan. 3, 1899 5 items, Providence Washington Insurance Co. (including fire insurance policy on house in Providence R.I., 1900-1903 Recommendations for fire protection on cottage in Maine. Signed by Aiken Simons, June 24, 1915; American Philological Association: Invitation to F. G. Allinson to join. Signed, Herbert Weir Smyth, secy., Bryn Mawr, Pa., Oct. 2, 1893; Receipt for shawl, purchased in London, June 4, 1860, and gift card to go with shawl, from "Aunt Ellen" (wife of James Carey) to Susanne C. Allinson; Certificate (copy) of removal from Lartington, Yorkshire, Meeting, for Joseph Allinson, 3mo. 18, 1718
11 positive prints, 3 negatives, of [Francis Greenleaf Allinson and members of his family]
Summary of Collection: 37 manuscript Allinson family letters, 1 poem, 1 diary, 1 epistle; 2 photostatic copies of: "Notes of a Tour made by John Brown,...William Allinson", 1809 and "Account of Conversation with Papunung"; 3 photographs: Locust Hill (2) and inscribed carte-de-visite of John Greenleaf Whittier; 11 books or pamphlets, including letter by J.G. Whittier to William [Allinson], 1871; and letter by J. J. Gurney to?, 1841. These latter two items were removed from the books and interfiled with the Allinson Family letters.
Allinson, Anna G. Roberts to Anne Tatum Allinson. N.Y., 1885 1/9. [thanks future mother-in-law for welcome into family]; Allinson, Caroline to Carroll Flintermann. 1926 3/7; Allinson, Edward P. (1852-1901). 3 items, 1868-1885, including to cousin (Caroline Allinson). [Grinnell, Iowa], 1868 6/21. [on a trip west through Cincinnati to Iowa where he visited Uncle Barclay Hinchman]; Allinson, Elizabeth Welsh to Sibyl Allinson. 5 items, 1826-1827, including Gibraltar, 1826 8/20. [surrounded by commercial spies and enemies; climate and health] Gibraltar, 1827 11/7. [two war ships in the Bay]; Allinson, James to Jane Siddons. 1786; Allinson, John Cooper to James Allinson. 1797
Allinson, Martha to aunt (Sibyl Allinson) and Margaret Parker, 1827-44. 4 items; Allinson, Martha Cooper to father (David Cooper) and Elizabeth Allinson. 1781 and 1814. 2 items. [mention many Friends, traveling Friends]; Allinson, Mary to Anna Braithwaite. Burlington, 1826 8/22. [Meeting news, mentioning many Friends, including R. Jordan and T. Shillitoe]; Allinson, Rebecca Hinchman to son (Edward P. Allinson). 1873-4. 2 items; Allinson, Sibyl to Rebecca Hinchman. 1852; Allinson, Samuel to daughter (Mary Allinson). 1783-1790. 3 items, including: Waterford, 1790 4/29. [on plain dress]; Allinson, Samuel (son of above). 3 items, 1821-1828, including: to Sibyl Allinson. Brig. Genl Jackson at sea off the Brazils, 1821 Dec. 2. [on a business trip, writes a very emotional family letter, telling of the voyage and his destination] + Gibraltar, 1828 7/5. [about shady business dealings of his business patron]; Allinson, William J.. 4 items, 1828-1869, including: Burlington, 1860 11/6. [tells of the voting process, flag of Lincoln]; Gurney, Joseph John to ?. 1841 4/?. [on the importance of silence in worship and of evangelical piety; rise of Popery and the poor position of Quakerism "pure, unfettered, unsystematised, primitive Christianity"]; Hughes, Hetty Allinson. 3 items, 1829 and 1847; Parker, Margaret Allinson. 3 items, 1824-1852; Whittier, John Greenleaf to William [Allinson]. Amesbury, 1871 5/1. [Requests information about Mt. Holly, N.J. area and house and personal appearance of John Woolman]
"Notes of a tour made by John Brown, Amos Lea, Tho[ma]s Stewardson and W[illiam] A[llinson] in the 9th and 10th months 1809...". Photostatic copy of no. 1 in 28 p.; also typed transcript; "Notes of some Indian customs taken down in the 9 mo. 1809 by information rec[eive]d from Jonathan Thomas and other Friends then residing among them." Photostatic copy of no. 2 in 64 p.; "Notes of some Indian customs taken down in the 9 mo. 1809 by information rec[eive]d from Jonathan Thomas and other Friends then residing among them." Photostatic copy of no. 3, a continuation of no. 2 in 52 p.; Chronological itinerary and People met. Copy of lists compiled from "Notes" above.
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting epistle to Philadelphia Quarterly and Monthly Meetings. An account of the Yearly Meeting, July 21-26, 1719. Manuscript and typed transcript.
"Account of conversations with Papunung, a religious Indian", ca. 1760 - 1761." Auction catalog listing original manuscript and notes; Photostatic copy of manuscript probably in the hand of Anthony Benezet and typed transcript. Also correspondence of P.C. Flintermann regarding research on Papunung and Benezet; Photocopy of published transcriptions of other Benezet writings concerning Indigenous Americans at the Huntington Library and Historical Society of Pennsylvania; textual holograph comparisons of the Flintermann and Huntington Library Benezet manuscripts.
"Diary No. 3, 1851". ("Anna Hinchman was the daughter of John and Eliza Webb Hinchman, probably sister-in-law to Wm. J. Allinson (1810-1874) who married Rebecca Hinchman (also daughter of Eliza?). The "dear Carrie" referred to in the diary is probably cousin Caroline Allinson, daughter of Samuel Jr. who lived at Locust Hill (see p. 110 in 'Burlington Books'" -- copied from envelope; see also: Hinshaw, vol. 2, p. 292: Hinchman, Charles S. and Lydia S. Received on certificate from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting for the Western District at Burlington in 1879 with their children, including Anna Hinchman)
3 photographs: Locust Hill (2) and inscribed carte-de-visite of John Greenleaf Whittier. "Locust Hill" near Yardville, N.J. was the home of Samuel Allinson, Jr., (1808-1883) from 1830. It was originally owned by William Allinson of Burlington, N.J. He bequeathed "Locust Hill" in 1841 to his nephew, Samuel, Jr., son of his brother, James Allinson. He left his property in Burlington to his other nephew, William J. Allinson who established a drugstore there. (notes on "Locust Hill" by Peter Flintermann)
"Mementos of 'Locust Hill'": picture of a turtle shell and manuscript list of names and dates carved into turtle's shell