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FRANKFORD MEETING RECORDS25 so might it be said of most of these ancient records, in their portly old leather-clad volumes,— New Garden clerks all wrote a good hand, Clear and easy to understand. Many a well-loved name is there On these creamy pages broad and fair,— Dear good Friends of a bygone day Whose memories live in these books for aye. J. Russell Hayes, Librarian MEETING RECORDS OF FRANKFORD MONTHLY MEETING AND OXFORD-FRANKFORD PREPARATIVE MEETINGS, PENNSYLVANIA Note : The following list was supplied to the Bulletin through the kindness of our fellow member and Director, Walter Brinton. It was compiled by authority of a minute of Frankford Monthly Meeting dated Third Month 26th, 1930. The records were placed in the vault at 302 Arch Street, Philadelphia, in the Sixth Month, 1930. The complete list is printed here for future reference and as an example of the type of manuscript records now being accumulated at Arch Street and at Swarthmore College.—Editor. List of Records Belonging to Frankford Monthly and Oxford-Frankford Preparative Meetings. Compiled by Authority of a Minute of Frankford Monthly Meeting Dated 3-26-1930 and Placed in Depository at 302 Arch Street, Philadelphia, 6th Mo. 1930 Contents of Metal Box " A " No. 1 Oxford Preparative Meeting minute book (men), 5-19-1772 to 12-23-1794. List of Contributors and Treasurer's account in back of book extending from 5-25-1772 to 8-23-1796. (no index) No. 2 Oxford and Frankford Preparative Meeting minute book (men), 12-231794 to 8-20-1805. From this last date the minutes continue under the name of Frankford Preparative Meeting to 4-11-1820. (no index) No. 3 Frankford Preparative Meeting minute book (men), 5-16-1820 to 5-14-1885. (no index) No. 4 Minutes of Meetings of Ministers and Elders of Frankford Preparative Meeting, 4-30-1816 to 10-24-1883. (no index) 26 BULLETIN OF FRIENDS' HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION No. 5 Frankford Monthly Meeting Disownments, 1816 to 1843. (520 in number) (no index) No. 6 Frankford Preparative Meeting minute book (women), 7-18-1900 to 5-22-1907. No. 7 Letters of removal, acknowledgments, notices of intended marriages, etc. (brown paper package) Contents of Metal Box " B " No. 8 (manila envelope) Papers relating to the following legacies : (1)William Carter (1738)—Education of poor children. (2)Mary Ann Spencer (1898)—Care of burial lot. (3)Sarah E. Webster (1904)—Care of burial lot. (4)John E. Sheppard, M.D. (1911)—Care of burial lot. (5)Franklin Smedley (1924)—Care of burial lot and other purposes. No. 9 (manila envelope) Outline of history of Frankford Meeting. Preparative Meeting minute (5-6-07) with report of Committee on Record Books and Deeds belonging to the Meeting. No. 10 (manila envelope) Information relating to transfer of property belonging to Frankford Monthly and Preparative Meetings to Friends' Fiduciary Corporation. No. 11 (manila envelope) Charles Roberts' receipt for books deposited at 16th and Race Streets (6-18-1889). Record of items deposited at 142 North 16th Street, dated 10-8-1903 and 11-12-1903. No. 12 (paper package) List of names and Receipt Book ....................... 1856-1871. No. 13 (paper package) Saving Fund Deposit Book (women) ................... 1870-1882. No. 13-A (paper package) Orders and receipts, Women poor Friends. No. 14. Receipt Book, Women's Monthly Meeting ............ 1873-1890. No. 15. Treasurer Book, Men's Monthly Meeting ............ 1849-1879. No. 16. Annual Subscription Book, Women's Monthly Meeting . 1875-1899. No. 17. Receipt Book, Poor Committee ...................... 1891-1906. No. 18. Receipt Book, Women's Monthly Meeting ............ 1891-1906. No. 20. Treasurer Book (women), Monthly Meeting ......... 1828-1865. No. 21. Treasurer Book (women), Monthly Meeting ......... 1866-1907. No. 22. Treasurer Book (men), Preparative Meeting ........ 1851-1877. No. 23. Treasurer Book (men), Preparative Meeting ........ 1878-1901. No. 24. Treasurer Book (men), Preparative Meeting ......... 1902-1928. No. 25. Treasurer Book (women), Monthly Meeting t ........ 1907-1921. No. 26. Treasurer Book (men) , Monthly Meeting ............ 1879-1907. No. 27. Treasurer Receipts (men), Monthly Meeting ......... 1849-1879. DOCUMENTS27 Contents of Metal Box " C " No. 28. Three books in cloth bag Overseers Register of Members, 2-21-1899. No. 29 (in brown envelope) Deeds of Wain Street...

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ISSN
1934-1504
Print ISSN
0033-5053
Pages
pp. 25-27
Launched on MUSE
2012-04-04
Open Access
No
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