Stabler-Lea Family Papers,
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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The Stabler and Lea families were Quakers of Sandy Spring, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia.
The collections contains chiefly correspondence of Mary Lea Stabler (1822-1888), with her mother, Elizabeth Ellicott Lea (1793-1858), her sister, Martha Lea (1819-1900), her brother, James Lea (1816-1857), and Martha Ellicott Tyson (1795-1873).
The collection is divided into two series:
Donor: Isabel Stabler Moore, 1969-1971
The collection was given.
Formerly known as Stabler-Moore Family Papers.
- Quakers -- Maryland
- Quakers -- Virginia
- Quakers -- Social life and customs
- Quaker women -- Maryland
- Quaker women -- Virginia
- Virginia -- History -- Sources
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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- FHL staff
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- Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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Correspondents include Elizabeth E. Lea, her daughter Mary (Lea) Stabler, and Mary's husband, Henry Stabler. Elizabeth Lea lived near Sandy Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, and the Stablers lived in Alexandria, Virginia, though by the 1860's the Stablers had moved to Brighton, Montgomery County, Maryland, near Sandy Spring.
There are also a few letters addressed to Rebecca Russell on the occasion of her 100th birthday, 12mo 24 1886.Physical Description
Copied by his sister Hadassah J. Moore.