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Jesse Kersey papers


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

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Jesse Kersey, Philadelphia Quaker preacher, was one of the leaders of the Hicksite faction of the Society of Friends in the Separation of 1827.

Some of the manuscript material was published in A Narrative of the Early Life, Travels and Gospel Labors of Jesse Kersey (Philadelphia, 1851)

Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1999.

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