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Title Letter [manuscript]: Philadelphia, [Pa.], to Jonas [i.e. Jonah] Thompson, Bristol, [Eng.], 1757 Dec. 6
Author Benezet, Anthony (1713-1784)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: December 6, 1757, letter from Benezet to Jonah Thompson, an English Quaker minister and school teacher at Bristol, regarding Benezet’s return to teaching at the Philadelphia girls’ school he founded, and the 1756 visit to Pennsylvania of John Hunt and Christopher Wilson, London Yearly Meeting representatives who were investigating the conduct of Indian affairs.
Names Hunt, John (1712-1778); Thompson, Jonah (c.1702-1780); Wilson, Christopher
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; Bristol, England
Keywords Quaker, religion, education, Bureau of Indian Affairs, women
Theme Missionaries and Education
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 66
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue