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Tamar Roberts Matlack commonplace book


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Tamar Roberts Matlack (1783-1850) was born June 13, 1783, the daughter of John Roberts. On May 12, 1807, Tamar Roberts married Asa Matlack, Sr. and the couple had three children: Mordecai Matlack (b. 1808), Ann Roberts Matlack (b. 1810), and Asa Matlack, Jr. (b. 1820). Tamar Roberts Matlack on September 2, 1850, at the age of 67.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Tamar Roberts Matlack. The volume includes testimonies concerning the following Quakers: Elisha Kirk, Ruth Walmsley, Mary Knight, Martha Parry, and Peter Yarnall. The commonplace book also includes poetry and excerpts concerning Elias Hicks.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
September, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Commonplace book, 1807-1823.
Volume 1

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