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Post family papers


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

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Mary and Joseph Post were members of the Society of Friends and active in a number of 19th century reform movements including abolition, peace, and women's rights. Joseph, the son of Edmund and Catharine (Willits) Post of Westbury, Long Island, married Mary W. Robbins, the daughter of Willet and Esther (Seaman), in 1828. Joseph's brother, Isaac Post, was also involved in reform; he and his wife, Amy Kirby Post, were prominent in the spiritualist movement in upstate New York.

Source of acquisition--Helen S. Post. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1987.

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