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Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book


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

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Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse (1810-1893) was born in Pennsylvania on March 4, 1805, the daughter of Asa Matlack and Tamar Roberts. She married Robert Stackhouse in 1841, and the couple had one child, Asa Matlack Stackhouse (1827-1916). Stackhouse died October 2, 1893.

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Ann Roberts Stackhouse. The volume includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848), and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included are the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in the Society of Friends.


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, 1837-1845.
Volume 1

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