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Joseph Joshua Green manuscripts

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

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Joseph Joshua Green (1854-1921) was a Quaker historian and author. He was born in Stansted, Essex, England, in 1854. He married Elizabeth Poulter in 1884, and the couple had three children: Elizabeth Wilmer, John Wilmer, and Constance Emily. Green was an avid Quaker historian and wrote multiple manuscripts on Quaker history and Quaker families. He published "The History of the Wilmer Family" with his relative, Canon Charles Wilmer Foster. Joseph Joshua Green died in October of 1921, in Hastings, England.

This collection is comprised of two volumes of biographies written by Joseph John Green. One volume, "Samuel Cater, of Littleport, in the Isle of Ely," is the biography of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker. The other volume, "'Bishop' John Hall," is a biography of "Bishop" John Hall.

"Samuel Cater, of Littleport, in the Isle of Ely" was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College by Norman Penney.

"'Bishop' John Hall" was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College by the Friends' Library, London.

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.

Publisher
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

"Samuel Cater, of Littleport, in the Isle of Ely".
Volume 1
Scope and Content note

This biography describes the life of Samuel Cater, an early British Quaker, from Littleport in the Isle of Ely in Great Britain.

"'Bishop' John Hall", 1917.
Volume 2
Scope and Content note

This biography's full title is as follows: ""Bishop' John Hall (1662-1739) of Monk Hesleden, county Durham, an Eminent Quaker Preacher and Prophet; his sister Grace Chamber (1676-1762) of Sedgwick, near Kendal, Quaker Minister. With Some Account of Their Family, Descendants and Friends." The biography was written in 1917 and describes the lives of two Quaker ministers and siblings, John Hall and Grace Chamber, as well as many of the fellow ministers in John and Grace's community. The biography provides a significant amount of genealogical information as well.

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