Mary Howell Swett diary
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Mary Howell Swett (1739-1821) was born circa 1739 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Jacob Howell. Swett was a minister, and lived at Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1762, she married Benjamin Swett. From 1797 to 1801, Swett accompanied Charity Cook on her religious visit to Europe. Mary Swett died in 1821.
This collection is comprised of the single handwritten journal of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed August, 2015.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Kara Flynn
- Finding Aid Date
- August, 2015
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
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