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"John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828"


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

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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John Comly (1773-) was born in Byberry, Pennsylvania, on November 19, 1773, the son of Isaac Comly and Asenath Hampton. He married Rebecca Budd in 1803, and the couple had five children: Stacy (1805-?), Ann (1806-1872), Charles (1808-1894), Sarah (1810-1903), and Emmor (1811-1889). He died on August 17, 1850.

This collection is comprised of the single typed volume entitled "John Comly and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1827-1828." The manuscript was copied from the original by one of Comly's grandsons. The original manuscript was written for "Rupp's History of the Religious Denominations of the United States" in Byberry Friends' Library.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
March, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Manuscript, Undated.
Volume 1

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