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William Reckitt papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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William Reckitt was an English Quaker and travelling minister. Born in 1706, he was the son of Thomas Lea and Susannah Reckitt. He married Ellen Maw in 1731. His travels in ministry took him to Barbados and to America. He died in 1769.

Source of acquisition--Elizabeth Russell. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1977.

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