West family correspondence
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Samuel West (1750-1827) was a Quaker merchant of London and, subsequently, Maidenhead, England. He and his son, William West, were active in the concerns of the Society of Friends and corresponded with prominent Quakers including John Gurney, Thomas Foster, and Henry Tuke.
Purchased as a collection of Quaker autographs.
Where available, access is through microfilm.
Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1997.
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- Access Restrictions
This collection is available for research use.