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Some account of the journeys of Thomas and Elizabeth Robson of Liverpool upon the Continent and elsewhere in 1823-1845


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

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Thomas Robson was an Elder in the Society of Friends in England, and his wife, Elizabeth Stephenson Robson, a recorded Minister. He was a wine and spirits merchant, later tea and groceries. They frequently travelled together in the ministry, visiting America several times from 1824-1842. Elizabeth Robson was a strong advocate of the Orthodox position prior to the Separation of 1827/28.

Robson Manuscripts.

Formerly called Robson Mss.

Source of acquisition--Edward Hall. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1955.

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