Hack Archival Material

Hack family documents in South Australia

  1. Journal of John Barton Hack, 18 June 1836 to 24 June 1836 and 4 May 1839 to 11 May 1839. There are almost daily entries until his arrival in South Australia, then they become irregular. They were apparently 'copied fairly out' by Barton Hack from drafts or notes (see entries for 16 September 1836 and 5 March 1837).
    1. Original held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/6). It was given by John Barton Hack to his son, Theodore. Theodore's son, Clement, donated it the SLSA in 1916.
    2. Typewritten copy with handwritten footnote on first page, transcribed by Clement Hack, held in State Library of South Australia and catalogued on 22 May 1919 (PRG 456/6).
    3. Typewritten copy, unknown transcriber, held in State Library of New South Wales (A3162). This differs from the previous version mainly in additional punctuation, but has some variant readings and some missing or additional words or phrases. It may have been based on the previous transcription.
  2. Letters of John Barton and Bridget Hack to Maria Hack, Henry Watson, Thomas Sanden and Lydia Hack and Thomas Gates Darton, 19 February 1837 to 31 August 1844.
    1. Originals held in State Library of South Australia (1488).
    2. Photostats held in State Library of New South Wales (A3040), microfilm at National Library of Australia (Mfm G 2044).
    3. Typewritten copies, transcribed and annotated in 1981 by Barton Hack's great-grandson, John Barton Hack, (letters 1-12, 16-17) and Lawrence Darton (letters 13-15) in 1981, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/1/1-17).
  3. Letters of John Barton Hack to Josiah Forster, Jacob Hagen, senior, Thomas Gates Darton and Samuel Gurney in July 1841 regarding the Adelaide Meeting house. Originals in the Friends Library, London (Port. 8: 80, 82, 86, 87).
  4. Letters of Stephen Hack to Maria Hack and Thomas Sanden Hack, 20 July 1837 to 15 August 1842.
    1. Originals held in State Library of South Australia (1488).
    2. Photostats held in State Library of New South Wales (A3040), microfilm at National Library of Australia (Mfm G 2044).
    3. Photostats in possession of Hack family.
    4. Typewritten copies, transcribed and annotated by Lawrence Darton in 1981, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/1/18-33).
  5. Letters of John Barton Hack and Stephen Hack, Henry Watson and Thomas Gates Darton, 29 October 1836 to 6 February 1847. Originals in the possession of Iola Mathews.
  6. Other letters of John Barton and Stephen Hack, probably to Henry Watson, February to August 1837:
    1. published in the South Australian Record,
    2. extracts from the above published by Henry Watson in A Lecture on South Australia including letters from J. B. Hack, Esq. and other emigrants, J. Gliddon, London, 1838.
  7. Extracts from letters of John Barton and Bridget Hack to Thomas Gates Darton, quoted in a letter from Darton to Maria Hack of 15 June 1838. Transcription in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/1/57).
  8. Extracts from letters of John Barton Hack quoted by Lawrence Darton in A Letter from Adelaide. An account of early settlement in South Australia from the journals and letters of John Barton Hack, Stephen Hack and Henry Watson 1836-1844, typescript dated 1947 in West Sussex Records Office, Chichester, MP 1372, and a revised introduction entitled English Background, MP 1377. Microfilm in Mitchell Library, M1549-1550.
  9. Recollections and Reminiscences of John Barton Hack.
    1. Recollections of a Pioneer. The Methodist Journal, Part I on 7 September 1877, Part II on 21 September 1877 and Part III on 28 September 1877.
    2. Shortened and edited version of the above quoted by John Wrathall Bull in Early Experiences of Colonial Life in South Australia, self-published, Adelaide, 1878, and Early Experiences of Life in South Australia and an Extended Colonial History, E.S. Wigg & Son, Adelaide, and Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, London, 1884.
    3. A Chequered Career. Reminiscences of a Pioneer. South Australian Register, Part I with an introduction on 22 April 1884, Part II on 23 April 1884, and Part III on 28 April 1884.
    4. Cuttings of Register articles with handwritten amendments pasted in Barton Hack's Journal, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/6).
    5. Typewritten copy of last, incorporating amendments, held in State Library of New South Wales (A3162).
  10. Experiences of John Barton Hack.
    1. The Early Settlement of South Australia. Some experiences of a Pioneer. Manuscript draft of beginning pasted in his Journal, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/6).
    2. Experiences of a Pioneer. Early Settlement in South Australia. South Australian Register, Part I with short introduction on 3 July 1884, Part II in the supplement on 12 July 1884, Part III in the supplement on 19 July 1884, Part IV on 29 July 1884, and Part V on 9 August 1884. The last part appeared only the month before his death and the final parts have uncorrected typographical errors and display some obvious lapses of memory.
    3. Cuttings of Register articles with handwritten amendments pasted in Barton Hack's Journal, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/6).
    4. Typewritten copy of last, incorporating amendments, held in State Library of New South Wales (A3162).
  11. Diary of Henry Watson (part), 21 March 1839 to 1 July 1839. Typewritten transcript with letter from John Sanderson Lloyd with biographical notes, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/13).
  12. Letters of Henry and Charlotte Watson to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton, 20 December 1838 to 8 January 1843.
    1. Photostats of originals in possession of Hack family, microfilm at National Library of Australia (Mfm G 2044).
    2. Typewritten copies, transcribed and annotated by Lawrence Darton, held in State Library of South Australia (PRG 456/1/34-56).

Hack archives

The West Sussex Record Office holds manuscript letters in Additional Manuscripts (Add). The State Library of South Australia holds typewritten transcripts (PRG). The originals of PRG 456/1 were deposited in the State Library of South Australia. Many of the originals of PRG 456/3 were retained by Lawrence Darton and these, as well as some other Darton family letters, were acquired by the Cotsen Children's Library of Princeton University; they are identified by C, followed by the catalogue number in Jill Shefrin, The Dartons, Cotsen Occasional Press, Los Angeles, 2009.

Letters

  1. 18 August 1784. Hannah Jefferys to James Hack (Add/49,675): choosing marriage partners.
  2. 20 July 1785. Hannah Hack to Elizabeth and Rachel Horne (Add/49,676): happiness with marriage and life in Chichester, news of Friends.
  3. 16 April 1796. James Hack to Priscilla Hack (at Ann Foster's Boarding School, Tottenham High Cross, Middlesex) (Add/49,715/1): family news.
  4. 6 August 1797. James Hack to Priscilla Hack (at Sarah Fairbank's School, Tottenham Green, Middlesex) (Add/49,715/2): marriage of Wm Jeffrey and Sally Hayllar; accident to Edmund Foster, the carter; violent hail and thunderstorm causing damage to crops and property.
  5. 19 September 1787. Hannah Hayling to daughter, Hannah Hack (Add/49,677): duties of parents to children; James Hack's new venture; bad behaviour of T Jeffreys and wife.
  6. 2 January 1797. Sarah Fairbank to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,719/1): her Governess's health; news of school friends.
  7. 31 March 1798. James Hack to Priscilla Hack (at school) (Add/49,715/3): his slight accident with his horse; religious exhortations.
  8. 8 March 1799. Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Priscilla (at school) (Add/49,715/4): first impressions of Chichester; the new house.
  9. 26 July 1799. M Hack to niece Priscilla Hack (Add/49,720/1): enquiries about the family, particularly Stephen Hack; Priscilla learning French.
  10. c1800? James Hack to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,716/1): his reading during the vacation.
  11. 1800. Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,688): her settling at school.
  12. 11 August 1800. Sarah Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/1): consolation on the death of a child; Hannah, Elizabeth and James Hack at school.
  13. 1801. James Hack to daughters, Hannah and Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,689): family news; mildness of the weather.
  14. 1801. Sarah Hack to husband, James Hack (Add/49,690): her tour visits to Quaker Meetings and families; treatment of Priscilla's cough.
  15. 1802. Hannah Hack (at school in York) to sister, Priscilla Hack (Add/49,679): news of Friends; fever prevalent in Chichester.
  16. 1803. Hannah Hack (at school in York) to sister, Priscilla Hack (Add/49,680): news of Friends; fever prevalent in Chichester.
  17. April 1803. H[annah] Hack to sister Priscilla Hack (Add/49,720/2): family news.
  18. October 1804. James Hack to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,716/2): accidental death of a man at Ditchly Park.
  19. 1805. Hannah and Sarah Hack to sister/daughter, Priscilla Hack (Add/49,681): news of family and Friends seen at Godalming and Guildford; arrangements for London lodgings; Hannah's health.
  20. 1805. Hannah Hack to sister, Eliza Hack (Add/49,682): news of family and Friends; changes to happen at school; Drs Willan and Cline's examination of her back; instructions for ginger wine. Attached is an account of death of Hannah Hack in 1807, age 18.
  21. 1806. Hannah Hack to sister, Priscilla Hack (Add/49,683): family news; violent wind, and hail.
  22. nd [not before 1808]. Elizabeth and Sarah Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/1): family news; breastfeeding problems.
  23. 26 May 1807. James Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/2): death of Hannah Hack.
  24. 8 August 1808. Priscilla Deane to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,720/3): family and Friends; school at Doncaster.
  25. 13 November 1808. James Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/3): severe illness of James Hack junr and Priscilla.
  26. 11 January 1809. Sarah Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/4): Priscilla's convalescence; health of the rest of the family.
  27. 18 July 1809. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,715/5): religious exhortation.
  28. 26 July 1809. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,715/5): family news and visits.
  29. 23 August 1809. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/7): travel arrangements.
  30. 9 January 1810. Mary Fairbank to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,719/2): his forthcoming marriage to Priscilla Hack; desirability of plain furnishings and fittings in Friends' houses. With note from Samuel's father on back.
  31. 27 March 1810. Mary Fairbank to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,719/3): Ann Fairbank's health; a large meeting of Uncle Hodgson's Friend at Endcliffe; religious exhortation; family news.
  32. 18 May 1810. Daniel P Hack to cousin Priscilla Hack (Add/49,720/4): Priscilla's forthcoming marriage; his taking bark to improve his health; news of Friends.
  33. 29 May 1810. Mary Fairbank to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,719/4): his marriage.
  34. 15 August 1810. James Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/5): tour to the Lakes; James Hack junr to take over James Godman's tanyard at Stockbridge; Priscilla'a marriage; bad state of the commercial world.
  35. 29 August 1810. James Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/8): religious exhortation.
  36. September 1810. Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Priscilla (Add/49,715/9): James Hack's health; religious exhortation; family news.
  37. 21 October 1810. Mary Deane to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/5): family news.
  38. 29 October 1810 (incorrectly catalogued as 1816). Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/38): John Barton's bride; James Hack junr's forthcoming marriage; preparation of a house 'opposite Cousin Dendy's'; John Barton to take lodgings with Outon in the Pallant; S Horne's arrival in New York; disappointment in a servant recommended by neighbour Groves, who has been discovered to have a bad character; visiting work folk at Southgate Building.
  39. 24 March 1811 [?]. Mary Fairbank to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/6): family news; the illness of Priscilla's stepmother; William Hodgson's journey to America; new Meeting House at York; Grandfather [William] Tuke's loss of one eye.
  40. 10 April 1811. Sarah Hack to Esther Tuke (Add/49,715/10): worries about Priscilla; James Hack's health improving; Betsy's health; Dr Sanden's treatment of her with leeches, cathartics and blisters; James and Rhoda Hack's move to Stockbridge; James Hack snr relieving James Hack jnr in the tanyard; Rhoda T Hack to be a representative at Yearly Meeting; Edward and Barton Hack have measles.
  41. 10 June 1811. Mary Fairbank to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/5): family news.
  42. 12 June 1811. Mary Deane to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/6): improvements in [Sarah Hack?]'s health, following treatment by Dr Sanden.
  43. 10 July 1811. Sarah Hack to Esther Tuke (Add/49,715/11): James Hack snr recovered from his 'late alarming accident'; anxiety about Priscilla's pregnancy; family news; a young man asking for his child to be buried in [the Quaker] burial ground; and his dissatisfaction with the ceremonies of the church.
  44. 17 July 1811. Sarah Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/12): James Hack unable to leave the tanyard business for long; attempts to rescue Betsy Beale age c 19 from her infamous way of life; hopes of getting her a place in a female penitentiary in London; Hannah More's Practical Piety.
  45. 13 October 1811. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/7): family news.
  46. 19 October 1811. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/13): intended visits to Sarah's sister, who is ill, and Priscilla.
  47. 31 December 1811. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/14): journey back from York; health of baby Hannah.
  48. 12 January 1812. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/3): birth of Priscilla's daughter; Quarterly Meeting at Chichester with Henry Hull, Elizabeth Fry and her sister Priscilla Gurney; public meeting at Chichester very well attended; visit to Horsham with Elizabeth Fry, Henry Hull, etc.; proposed junction of Chichester and Lewes Meetings; surprise at the naming of cousin Thomas Sanden Hack; family news; Daniel Hack's trouble with Haylar, his apprentice.
  49. 2 February 1812. Sarah Hack to Priscilla and Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/15): Priscilla's ill-health; death of J Brady; possibility of a Bible Society in Chichester.
  50. 7 May 1812. Sarah Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/16): Priscilla and Hannah's visit to Chichester.
  51. 17 December 1812. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/17): purchase of High Roans Farm near York; requesting a plan of it.
  52. 23 December 1812. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/18): family matters; religious exhortations.
  53. 1813. Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,691): settlement of the school's debts; attempts to run a soup-kitchen in Chichester; a poor family, Arnold, in distress at Broyle; family news.
  54. 12 January 1813. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/19): letting of the Roans Estate; requesting details of the farmhouse and buildings; Robert Horne's funeral; family news.
  55. 25 March 1813. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/20): payment for High Roans Estate; family news.
  56. 7 April 1813. Sarah and Rhoda Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/21): birth of son Henry.
  57. 19 April 1813. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/8): family news.
  58. 23 April 1813. James Hack to Samuel Tuke and Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/22): the new grandchild; Betsy's poor health; High Roans; family news; activities of the School Committee; needlework sale and prizegiving.
  59. 19 July 1813. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/23): Betsy [Elizabeth]'s return home; disposition of a decd aunt's estate; land for sale adjoining High Roans.
  60. 5 September 1813. Sarah Hack to Henry Tuke (Add/49,715/24): family news; James Hack and J Glaisyer to Monthly Meetings and Quarterly Meetings at Shaftesbury and Rochester; character of Sarah Charman, a Friend; a unitarian preacher's claim that William Penn held unitarian views; her attempts to combat this.
  61. 10 November 1813. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/25): death of Martha Hayllar; progress of Stephen Grillette; Betsy's poor health; John Barton's offer of a pony for her to ride.
  62. 23 November 1813. Sarah Hack to Henry Tuke (Add/49,715/26): unitarian claims about the Friend's beliefs; the conversion of a Norwegian on a Danish prison ship at Rochester or Chatham; his release obtained through James Hack's request to Wm Huskisson; 'Pandelphian Quakers'.
  63. 1814. Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,692): Delays to finishing business at Yearly Meeting.
  64. 18 January 1814. Sarah and James Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/27): trouble over an Asylum at York; inadequacies of their servants; possible school for Friends; problem with the Boys School at Chichester.
  65. 8 April 1814. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/4): duty of going to Religious Meetings; problems faced by a Friend D D, a soldier, when called as a witness at a Court Martial; James Hack needing a foreman; death of Thomas Graveley's son from water on the brain.
  66. 7 June 1814. Daniel and Mary Hack to niece and cousin Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/9): Mary Hack's health; packet boats from France to Brighton, bringing eggs, butter, plums, walnuts and meat; brother Daniel and Friends imprisoned for refusing to bear arms.
  67. 13 July 1814. Sarah Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/6): birth of Priscilla's daughter; her other children; Brother Tuke's health.
  68. 25 August 1814. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/28): bringing up children.
  69. 18 October 1814. Sarah Hack to Esther Tuke (Add/49,715/29): religious reflections on the death of Henry Tuke; Stephen Grillette refused permission, by the Admiralty, to go to America; alterations to the back of her house.
  70. 6 November 1814. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Hack (Add/49,716/5): death of Rhoda's father William Gravely; Sarah Hack's projected visit to Bristol; S Grellet's departure across the Atlantic; Elizabeth Barton's sister Susan's mission to Ireland.
  71. 7 December 1814. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/2): family news; collecting subscriptions for an Adult School in Chichester, based in the Girls School room; opposition the school; alterations to the house in Chichester; treatment for ringworm.
  72. 28 January 1815. Sarah Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/30): a visit to Bristol on behalf of the Friends; proposed school for female adults in Chichester; family news.
  73. 29 March 1815. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/31): Mary Hack's approaching death; Maria Deane teaching Maria [Hack]'s children; alterations to the house (with a sketch plan).
  74. 3 May 1815. Elizabeth and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/3): accident to grandmother; the bark harvest.
  75. 8 May 1815. Elizabeth and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/4); grandmother's health; the bark harvest.
  76. 7 June 1815. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/5): grandmother's funeral; plans for Adult School halted by clergymen wishing to be involved, on unacceptable conditions.
  77. 6 August 1815. Priscilla Tuke to Mary May (Add/49,718/7): asking her aunt to come and stay during her next confinement; the other children.
  78. 22 September 1815. Sarah and Rhoda Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/32): religious reflections on the illness of Samuel's mother: Priscilla's recent confinement.
  79. 28 September 1815. Sarah, James and Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/33): family news; Horsham Quarterly Meeting.
  80. 10 October 1815. Elizabeth and Rhoda Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/6): family news.
  81. 13 October 1815. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/7): a new housemaid; her parents' attitude to her association with the Friends.
  82. 28 October 1815. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/10): family news.
  83. 28 November 1815. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/34): infrequent letters from Priscilla; Mary Anne Deane replacing Margaret Hayllar in looking after Uncle William; Maria Deane's teaching of Stephen Hack's children; Daniel Pryor Hack's character.
  84. 1816. Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,693): Sarah and James Hack's journey home from Leominster.
  85. 3 January 1816. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/6): royal visitor to the Retreat; Stephen Hack's purchase of Kingsham Farm; James Hack junr's intended tenancy of a farm adjoining Stockbridge, property of General Crosbie; John Barton's offer of his business, which Rhoda considers 'James' patrimony... wrongfully wrested from him'; Sabina [Graveley]'s attack of scarlet fever; Dr Sanden called to see Sarah Hack; her ill-health likely to cause the cancellation of Betsy's visit.
  86. 6 January 1816. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/7): few from Chichester at Horsham Quarterly Meeting; John and Ann Barton not considered as Quarterly Meeting Friends; Friends visiting the Meeting from other areas of the country; E Coggeshall has arrived after 84 days' passage; improvement in Sarah Hack's health; further details of bad voyage of E Coggeshall on the Mexico to join Caleb Coggeshall.
  87. 7 January 1816. Sarah Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/35): her recent illness.
  88. 26 January 1816. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/11): news of family and Friends; James Copsey's museum; failure of the Liverpool bank of Roscoe, Charlue and Roscoe.
  89. 6 February 1816. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/36): behaviour of Samuel Burns to his child Mary and sister patience; her own health; family news.
  90. 1 March 1816. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/8): an overcrowded public meeting at Portsea; family news. With added note from Rhoda Hack.
  91. 25 March 1816. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/9): family news; Sarah Gravely's attack of whooping-cough; treatment for whooping cough; choosing a skin of morocco from Stephen [Hack]'s shop; domestic routine.
  92. 18 April 1816. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/8): ill-health of various Friends; death of Cousin Birkbeck; death of E Barton's brother Anthony Horne; family news; Aunt Maria Hack engaging Mary Burns to teach her daughter Elizabeth drawing; character of Mary Burns and her cousin Maria Deane; death of Samuel Burns.
  93. 1 May 1816. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/10): family news.
  94. 14 May 1816. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/12): family news; Samuel Tuke received compensation for public services; Sarah Hack's tour of Monthly Meetings.
  95. 3 July 1816. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/11): family news; Maria Miller apprenticed to Mary Hammond [mantua maker]; the unmasking of a man claiming to be Tousainte's son [Toussaint L'Ouverture].
  96. 7 August 1816. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/9): a visit to Ackworth school; Johanna Scantlebury's elopement with a servant.
  97. 20 August 1816. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/10): family news; return home to Stockbridge.
  98. 12 September 1816. Elizabeth and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/12); family news; Barton family news; improvements in the school at Chichester; misconduct of Maria Hack's upper servant or housemaid; Maria Miller and her brother.
  99. 20 September 1816. Sarah Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/37): forthcoming marriage of cousin W[illiam] F[orster] and Anna Buxton; tour of Quaker communities and Meetings; funeral of Richard Reynolds at Bristol.
  100. 12 October 1816. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/11): family news; advantage of all servants being Friends.
  101. 2 December 1816. Sarah Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/39): visit from Elizabeth Robson and Elizabeth Fry; Dr Sanden treated Elizabeth Fry for a cold caught in travelling from France to Dover; poor state of business affairs in general.
  102. 8 December 1816. James Hack jnr to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/12): Uncle Stephen's purchase of Kingsham Farm; improvment in care of lunatics of the Poor House; business failures of Friends; subscription started to relieve increased distress of poor; tanning business making a loss; foreman leaving; Thomas Sumner's legacy to the Retreat.
  103. nd (c1816). Sarah Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/39A): recent visit.
  104. January [1817]. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/13): Sarah Hack's illness.
  105. 2 January 1817. Samuel Tuke to Mary May (Add/49,718/8): birth of another daughter; Sarah Hack diagnosed as having an abscess on the liver; poor state of business.
  106. January 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/13): medical treatment of Sarah Hack.
  107. 17 January 1817. James Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/14): Sarah Hack's illness.
  108. 23 January 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/15): Sarah Hack's illness; Dr Sanden's opinion on it, and treatment.
  109. 30 January 1817. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/40): Sarah Hack's ill-health; James Farenden's defrauding the bank in which he was a partner with Hack; consequences thereof.
  110. 3 February 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/16): Sarah Hack's illness; the medical treatment she is receiving; religious reflections.
  111. 4 February 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/14): birth of Priscilla's daughter; Sarah Hack's illness.
  112. 7 February 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/15): Sarah Hack's illness.
  113. 10 February 1817. Mary May to nephew Samuel Tuke (Add/49,720/13): Priscilla's health; Sarah Hack's imminent death; Mary May and her husband soon to move to London.
  114. 13 February 1817. Elizabeth Hack and Maria Deane to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/16): Sarah Hack's illness.
  115. 19 February 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/17): Sarah Hack's illness; Betsy Hack's efficiency; Dr Sanden's 'plan of reduction' for which 'he is so famous'; Priscilla's health after childbirth.
  116. 2 March 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/17): Sarah Hack's illness.
  117. 16 March 1817. Sarah and Rhoda Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/18).
  118. 7 May 1817. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/41): Sarah Hack's improved health; result of James Farenden's fraud at the bank; poor economic situation; James Hack junr's new farm; settling business matters with 'Wilson'.
  119. 29 May 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/18): Sarah Hack's illness; Dr Sanden's opinion.
  120. 30 May 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/19): visit of Esther and Maria; Sarah Hack's improved health; Dr Sanden's opinions on it; Sarah Hack's desire for another opinion; family news.
  121. 1 June 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/20): Sarah Hack's health; use of opium rather than laundanum for relief of pain; the proposed journey to London to obtain a second opinion; possibility of Dr Birkbeck visiting; strawberries and raspberries from Dr Sanden's hothouse; improvements to Stephen Hack's garden at Kingsham.
  122. nd (before 1818). Sarah Hack to stepdaughter, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,694): Consultation with Dr Birkbeck, who agrees with Dr Sanden's views; business at Meeting; Goundry's appeal.
  123. 2 June 1817. Rhoda Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/9): Sarah Hack's illness.
  124. 4 June 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/21): Sarah Hack's illness; Dr Burnet's opinion on it; his suggestion of surgery.
  125. 6 June 1817. Elizabeth and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/19): Sarah Hack's illness; Dr Burnet preferred to Dr Birkbeck.
  126. 17 June 1817. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/42): making a travelling cot to take Sarah Hack in the carriage to Brighton; Brother Daniel Hack's companion; news of Friends at Brighton.
  127. 19 June 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/20): Sarah Hack's illness; Dr Gibney's treatment; Aunt Sarah Hack's illness.
  128. 29 June 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/21): Sarah Hack's illness; Dr Gibney's treatment; Aunt Sarah Hack's illness.
  129. 2 July 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/22): death of Aunt Sarah Hack [wife of Daniel]; Sarah Hack's illness.
  130. 9 July 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/23): Sarah Hack's illness; Uncle Daniel's need for a housekeeper since his wife's death; their marriage.
  131. 10 July 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/24): Sarah Hack's illness.
  132. 14 July 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/25): Priscilla's health; Sarah Hack's illness; medical treatment.
  133. 31 July 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/26): Sarah Hack's illness.
  134. 6 August 1817. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/22): Samuel Tuke's visit; Sarah Hack's improved health.
  135. 8 August 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/27): Sarah Hack's illness; Friends at Brighton.
  136. 21 August 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/28): Sarah Hack's illness; medicine devised by Dr Mitchel of Chichester.
  137. 6 September 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/29): Sarah Hack's illness; Friends visiting.
  138. 10 September 1817. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/43): family news and health; Charles Hart Mildred, a deserter from his regiment.
  139. 29 September 1817. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/30): Sarah Hack's illness; family news.
  140. 26 October 1817. Betsy and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/23): Sarah Hack's illness; use of a wheelchair, a sedan and a little carriage for her; Ann Barton gone to spend the winter on the continent for her health; Sarah Hack riding her carriage on East Walls; Uncle William Hack's alterations to his house; Priscilla a Visitor to the Retreat.
  141. 20 January 1818. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/14): Aunt Bailey's death; her son's unsettled character; death of brother J Hayling; news of Friends; settled in London; Sarah Hack's illness.
  142. 5 March 1818. James Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/44): Sarah Hack dying; family news; Rhoda Hack's brother Thomas out of business.
  143. 6 March 1818. James Hack junr to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/24): Sarah Hack's death.
  144. 6 March 1818. James Hack junr to Mary May (Add/49,718/10): Sarah Hack's death.
  145. 17 March 1818. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/25): Sarah Hack's interment, the meal and meeting afterwards.
  146. 21 March 1818. Mary May to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/15): family news.
  147. 7 April 1818. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/31): the writer's health; James Hack's state following the death of Sarah his wife; attendance at the Quarterly Meeting at Brighton.
  148. 17 April 1818. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/45): family news.
  149. 27 May 1818. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/32): the writer's brother Thomas' unemployment; decisions of the Yearly Meeting in London; the placing of a poor girl as cook to Lady Collins at Bognor; visit of Hannah Field and Elizabeth Fry to Chichester; a visit of Indians to Yorkshire.
  150. 8 August 1818. James Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/46): news of Friends in Sheffield.
  151. 21 August 1818. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/33): Priscilla's children. With note from James Hack re contradiction of a scandalous report about John Shipley.
  152. 1 November 1818. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/34): the journey home to Chichester; the writer's improved health; cousin A H's health [Ann Hack?]; her spirit of resignation.
  153. 6 November 1818. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/35): programme of reading; possible governess suggested by Mrs Barton; news of family and Friends.
  154. 1 [?] November 1818. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/36): visit of cousin George May; Priscilla's need for a nursemaid; Ann Hack's health; health of Priscilla's children.
  155. 14 December 1818. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/37): family news; the Monthly Meeting at Brighton; Ann Hack's health.
  156. 6 January 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/38): Ann Hack's death.
  157. 15 January 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/39): Ann Hack's final illness and death; family news.
  158. nd [February 1819?]. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/47): very crowded and successful meeting held by Elizabeth Fry; meeting in London; meeting re use of climbing boys for cleaning chimneys, including Sir F Burdett and Dr Birkbeck; meeting about Africa.
  159. 5 February 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/40): duties of a governess; family news; Cousin William [Hack]'s hasty courtship; the books she is reading.
  160. 2 March 1819. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/48): Esther Tuke's marriage; farming at High Roans; market prices in Chichester; nephew William Prior's proposed marriage; his father's surrendering the business to his sons; memorial to Sarah Hack at Monthly Meeting.
  161. 6 June 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/41): family news.
  162. 11 July 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/42): family news.
  163. 20 July 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/43): family wedding at Brighton; family news.
  164. 6 August 1819. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/49): quality of crops around Chichester; family news; death of Sarah Gravely.
  165. 31 August 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/44): family news; death of Ric Phillips' wife; role as school visitor.
  166. 17 September 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/45): birth of Priscilla Tuke's latest baby; T[homas] Gravely starting a grocer's shop at Brighton; tanning business bad. With note from James Hack.
  167. 26 September 1819. Mary Fairbank to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/7): news of family and Friends; reflections on death.
  168. 10 October 1819. James Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/50): naming of their new son; Horsham Quarterly Meeting; Sarah Charman's success at public meetings in small towns and villages; James Hack jnr quitting the tanyard; James Hack snr helping Rhoda Hack's brother Thomas Graveley to establish a grocery business in Brighton; yield of crops at Stockbridge Farm; price of grain; commotion in the countryside because of [Henry] Hunt; information on Hunt's private life.
  169. 3 November 1819. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/46): family news; employing Silverlock to alter the garden.
  170. 23 March 1820. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/51): family news; James and Rhoda at Islington School General Meeting; disruption caused by thr Parliamentary election; John Barton's speech against [William] Huskisson; corn and stock on High Roans Farm; purchase of Bowley Fram [North Mundham] for James and Rhoda Hack; condition and extent of farm.
  171. 15 July 1820. Maria Hack in Chichester to her brother Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/1;C B.8): Samuel Darton publishing her work with frontispiece by Elizabeth Hack; uncertain plan of next work; Bernard Barton's Poems by a British Critic; differences on Silent Worship.
  172. 4 February 1821. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/52): family news; Daniel Hack's poor health; Stephen Hack junr breaking his thigh; books read by Sarah Tuke who is staying with James Hack in Chichester.
  173. 7 February 1821. Maria Hack in Chichester to her brother Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/2) : criticism of Bernard Barton rushing into print; criticism of his works by Jeffreys. With poem signed B B.
  174. 14 February 1821. Maria Hack in Chichester to her brother Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/3): Bernard Barton has accepted her criticism; her attempts to write a sonnet in the face of family interruptions; her poem to Bernard Barton on the favourable notice of his poems in the Edinburgh Review; disappointment at review of her book by Scott.
  175. 10 April 1821. Mary Fairbank to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/8): birth of their latest child; Brother Priestman's dangerous accident; Grandfather [William] Tuke's health; opinion of 'the Appeal', which if pursued will cause trouble and anxiety to both parties, and the Yearly Meeting.
  176. [18] April 1821. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/48): Priscilla Tuke's latest baby; brother (James Hack jnr) busy building at Bowley [Farm, North Mundham]. With notes from James Hack snr.
  177. 21 April 1821. Maria Hack in Chichester to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/4;C B.9): strictures on Pope's poetical character.
  178. 1 May 1821. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/49): problems with accommodation in London for Yearly Meeting.
  179. nd [4 May 1821 postmark]. Maria Hack in Chichester to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/5;C B.10): family interruptions; advice on a 'descriptive, contemplative, retrospective, prospective' poem; quotes from Prolusions by Sharon Turner.
  180. 29 May 1821. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/50): account of Meetings in London, speakers incl Elizabeth Fry and Robert Owen of Lanark there; abolition of slave trade discussed.
  181. 23 June 1821. James and Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/51): Thomas Priestman's accident; John Barton going on tour of Wales; family news.
  182. 25 June 1821. Elizabeth and James Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/52): exhibition of paintings in Bristol gallery, including West-Christ healing the sick; account of the Meeting in London; missionary journeys to be undertaken.
  183. 31 June 1821. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/26): religious reflections; family new; death of George White Thomas and Esquire Williams.
  184. 1 September 1821. Mary Fairbank to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/9): thanks for entertaining her son William while he was detained at York; news of the illness and death of Friends; Maria Woodrofe's visit, and health.
  185. 22 November 1821. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/53): letting of the farm in Yorkshire; grand-daughter Guilielma (visiting Chichester); Stephen Hack's declining health; William Hack's application at the Monthly Meeting for reinstatement as a member of the Society [of Friends]; George and James Dear to take over a grocery business in Dover established in the reign of Charles II; family news.
  186. 2 December 1821. James and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/27): their return to Chichester after visiting her; Stephen Hack's fluctuating health; visit to Ackworth school; family visits; poor accommodation at the Belle Sauvage inn; John Woods of Chilgrove's plans for allotments for the poor.
  187. 18 May 1822. James Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/11): birth of Priscilla's son; news of family; William Tuke's excellent mental condition.
  188. 7 September 1822. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/53): Hannah being taken to school; description of school.
  189. 17 September 1822. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/54): news of family and Friends.
  190. 27 September 1822. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/55): return to Chichester from Sheffield; news of family and Friends.
  191. 12 October 1822. Mary Fairbank to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/10): geath of Grandfather [William] Tuke; M H[odgson]'s arrival in America.
  192. 20 October 1822. Elizabeth and James Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/56): Arundel Monthly Meeting; Stephen Hack and Ann Barton's ill-health; emergency repairs to roof of house; agricultural depression.
  193. 22 October 1822. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/57): Fanny Bevans a possible governess; A Forster not liked by the children; news of family and Friends.
  194. 27 October 1822. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/58): Ann Barton's death; consulting a new physician re Uncle Stephen; Fanny Bevans engaged as governess to another family; John Spencer of Arundel; sister Sarah not in her senses; Arundel Meeting to be closed down; news of family.
  195. 7 November 1822. Sarah Bass to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/16): recommending Sarah Godlee from Lewes as Governess; details of her family and qualifications; Sarah Bass' son now at school; Daniel Hack very feeble and nearly blind; cousin George looking at a business in Dover; illness of William Martin of Lewes.
  196. 9 December 1822. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/59): Sarah Charman's visit; poor year for apples; John Barton; arrival of Aunt Hodgson and family in Philadelphia; Stephen Hack being quite impossible.
  197. 15 December 1822. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/54): grandfather Tuke's death; ill-health of Stephen and William Hack.
  198. 29 December 1822 Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/28): change of view of cousin Elizabeth Hack's family from Unitarianism; Betsy Hack's poor health; biography of Rev Thomas Scott; marriage of Sophia de Chavu to a clergyman.
  199. 15 January 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/60): death of William Martin, crowds at funeral.
  200. 26 January 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/61): James Hack to write to Huskisson re Samuel Tuke's business with Treasury which brought him to London; family news; Stephen Hack very ill; treatment of Sabina with blisters and leeches; cousin William Deane to marry Mary Swan.
  201. 9 February 1823. James and Rhoda Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/55): enclosing a letter from Huskisson [not extant]; brother Stephen's demise imminent; Betsy at Little London helping to nurse him; news of Daniel Hack's family.
  202. 11 February 1823. James Hack to Samuel and Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/56): Stephen Hack's death.
  203. 22 February 1823. Ann Fairbank to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/11): thanks for presents of chocolate, cocoa and gloves; loss of valuable Friends; death of Stephen Hack; W H[ack?]'s readmittance into the fellowship; news of W H[odgson]'s family, and other Friends in America.
  204. 3 March 1823. Elizabeth Barton in Chichester to her brother Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/6;C B.13): funeral of Stephen Hack; provisions for family; Elia; J[ohn Barton]'s loss.
  205. 9 March 1823. James Hack jnr to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/29): family news; parliamentary elections in Chichester and Arundel; John Barton's subscription to the Retreat; price of grain; John Barton's wish to purchase land; funeral of John Spencer of Arundel.
  206. 28 March 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/62): Elizabeth [Hack] on Bible Society and School Committee; liable to leave Friends and join church; news of family.
  207. 9 April 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/63): [William] Gruggen's treatment of Fanny with blisters and leeches.
  208. 22 April 1823. Maria Hack in Chichester to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/8;C B.14): spirits oppressed; dissent from Friends; Elizabeth to marry clergyman; Gulielma's views undecided, to attend Yearly Meeting with Grandmother and Aunt.
  209. nd [May 1823]. Eliza Hack to cousin Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/17): death of Daniel Hack.
  210. 2 July 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/64): sorry state of Chichester Meeting; William and R Byrd visiting Chichester Meeting and Chichester prison; Aunt Maria [Hack] preparing the house in West Street for George and Elizabeth Bliss; using camera lucida; Edward Westoby sketching, visiting Goodwood and sketching Westhampnett church.
  211. 20 July 1823. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/57): John Barton's intended visit to Yorkshire and Scotland; niece Elizabeth Hack's marriage to Rev George Bliss; family's attitude to marriage; [Ann Graveley] Rhoda Hack's mother, suffered a stroke; local meetings held by George Jones, including visits to the convict hulks at Portsmouth; brother William Hack building new kitchen and wash house to his house; purchase of remaining tenth part of Bowley estate.
  212. 23 July 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/65): John Barton going to York and Ackworth; cousin Elizabeth settling in in house in West Street.
  213. 21 September 1823. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/58): family news; Priscilla's new daughter.
  214. 28 September 1823. Elizabeth Hack to M Tuke (Add/49,717/66): Priscilla's new baby; family news.
  215. 15 October 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/67): family news; Horsham Quarterly Meeting; Chichester lit with gas.
  216. 27 October 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/68): family news; John Marsh's visit to the Tukes; George Holmes' visit.
  217. 29 October 1823. Gulielma Hack in Chichester to her uncle Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/7;C B.12): revised edition of Grecian Stories; George Bliss and her mother disagree over Socrates; Elizabeth and husband [George Bliss] planting at Funtington; poetic squabbles; Hayley; Mrs Hemans; Sussex Quaker poet 'to run away with a certain dear friend and cousin'.
  218. 9 November 1823. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/30): children's measles; family news.
  219. 27 November 1823. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/31): family news; Sarah Riley's school [?in Chichester?]; trouble with their dairyman, Frederic, to be replaced by Leggat, a former butcher.
  220. December 1823. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/69): Priscilla's children having measles; family news, including a visit by William [?Forster] to Friends in Canada; Hannah Kilham's account of being in a storm in the Channel; a letter from Dr Nandi of Malta.
  221. 15 January 1824. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/70): James Hack senr's health; family news.
  222. 4 February 1824. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/32): anti-slavery petitions; Hannah Killham's arrival at Bathurst [Gambia]; prayers offered by Catholics for a sick Quaker youth.
  223. 9 February 1824. Elizabeth and James Hack to Priscilla and Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/71): advisability of smallpox vaccination, or inoculation; Henry Tuke's illness; the state of agriculture, and prices for crops and land; Aunt Forster of Tottenham's illness; Hannah Kilham's account of missionary work in Gambia.
  224. 11 March 1824. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/72): family news; G B Holmes to be set up in a chemist's business in Horsham; Elizabeth Bliss' illness, and the kindness of her husband George Bliss; his good reputation with the poor; visit from J and S Bass; sister-in-law Rhoda Hack's health.
  225. 29 March 1824. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/33): Hannah's mild attack of smallpox; the good effect of vaccination; family news; Ackworth school; treatment of Priscilla's teeth; John Barton and the anti-slavery petition.
  226. 11 April 1824. James and Betsy Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/59): James Hack not well enough to attend Yearly Meeting; marriages of cousins William and James Dean; news of Daniel Hack's family at Brighton; Tuke children suffering from smallpox; gift of money for the children's pony-chaise; subscriptions to the Retreat.
  227. 29 April 1824. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/73): Edward and Anna Carroll's forthcoming visit and the Meetings they held at Arundel and Steyning, and Chichester and Horsham; news of Friends.
  228. 6 May 1824. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/34): opinions of Wise's school; forthcoming trip to London; the Lidbetter children from Sussex at Ackworth school.
  229. 7 May 1824. Margaret Deane to niece Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/18): Stephen Deane leaving school; arranging his journey home; Maria Deane at Chichester, visited by F Joshua; hopes for a happy connection between them; E and A Carroe holding Public Meeting at Horsham.
  230. 20 May 1824. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/74): family news.
  231. 21 May 1824. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/35): detailed account of the women's meeting in London.
  232. 12 November 1824. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/36): forthcoming lectures by Mr Adams on Natural Philosophy; new of family and Friends; Elizabeth Herrick's pamphlet Immediate Emancipation not gradual, re. slavery.
  233. 16 November 1824. James Hack to Priscilla Tuke and Betsy Hack (Add/49,715/60): brother William's health, and his use of laundanum; William Hack's drawings; Uncle William Forster's interment at Tottenham, attended by Elizabeth Fry and others; Elizabeth Fry preaching; attendance at Chichester Monthly Meeting; nephew William Hack now in Dieppe.
  234. 12 December 1824. Rhoda Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/12): birth of Priscilla's son, Samuel (her eleventh child); family news; recent earthquake; effect of the stormy weather; cousin William and Rachel Kenway's house at Bridport flooded.
  235. 29 March 1829 [1824,5?]. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/77): family news; school [in Chichester] not as it should be.
  236. 1825. James Hack to daughter, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,695): Her return home from York; William Hack's ill-health; Adam's lectures; sending apples by steam vessel to York.
  237. 4 February 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/75): Hannah Tuke's return to school in Brentford; the attitude of the teachers there; family news.
  238. 26 February 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/76): family news; James Hack junr and Rhoda moving into new house.
  239. 6 April 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/78): family news; visit of H and M Middleton.
  240. 19 April 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/79): family news; news of Friends' public meetings at Brighton and Arundel, and Chichester.
  241. 13 May 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/80): news of family and Friends.
  242. [24] May 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/81): Yearly Meeting in London; young people's meeting suggested by Elizabeth fry and Joseph John Gurney; speakers at the Yearly Meeting; E Walker's public meeting in Chichester.
  243. 28 May 1825. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/37): family news.
  244. 5 June 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/82): visit to British Museum; visits to exhibition of paintings by Hogarth, Panorama of Edinburgh in Leicester Square, Diorama at Regents Park; family news.
  245. 23 June 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/83): possible governess for Priscilla Tuke; news of Friends.
  246. 14 July 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/84): difficulties in Priscilla Tuke finding a governess; Hannah Tuke's education; illness and death of cousin Mary Deane; George Withy's visit; James Hack jnr and family staying at Bowley, and having shut up their town house.
  247. 30 July 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/85): difficulties in Priscilla Tuke finding a governess; Hannah Tuke's education; illness and death of cousin Mary Deane; George Withy's visit; James Hack junr and family staying at Bowley, and having shut up their town house.
  248. 9 August 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/86): possibility of Hannah going to Mary Rimington's school; Mary Deane's interment; G B Holmes' business increasing; very hot weather in Chichester.
  249. October 1825. Guilielma Hack to cousin Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/19): thanks for sympathy [on the death of her brother].
  250. 11 October 1825. James and Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/38): family news.
  251. 12 October 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/87): brother James Hack's ill-health; 'the little chimney sweep' [Daniel Gates] waiting to go to school; family news.
  252. 26 October 1825. H Prior to Friend Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/20): news of family and Friends; settling the affairs of her brother, and disposing of the business; M B of Brighton in prison.
  253. 28 October 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/88): James junr and Rhoda Hack's proposed journey north; marriage of cousin Horne's daughter [Mary] in Chichester, to S Lanbly [Samuel Lamley], followed by a wedding dinner at the Swan; clothes supplied to Daniel Gates; attempts to get a place in school for him.
  254. 8 November 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/89): news of family and Friends; Daniel Gates admitted to school; conditions at Mrs Grist's house, where he lives.
  255. 21 November 1825. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/39): visits to Friends at Southampton and Andover; family news; building work to John Barton's house at Stoughton.
  256. 1 December 1825. Elizabeth Hack in Chichester to Priscilla Tuke in York (PRG 456/3/10;C B.15(1)): best for Maria [Tuke] not to return to York; Margaret's indisposition light; Barton improving very slowly; Ellen much worse with fever.
  257. 2 December 1825. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/90): death of Edward [Hack]; illness of other members of the family; Ellen Hack's resolution to wear simpler dresses, if she recovers.
  258. 6 December 1825. Elizabeth Hack in Chichester to her sister Priscilla Tuke in York (PRG 456/3/9;C B.15(2)): troubles of family in Little London; Barton [Hack] spared but continues critical; Ellen better; Margaret ill, Gruggen and Forbes consulted; Margaret taken home; concern over Maria Tuke in Chichester; funeral of Edward [Hack]; Daniel Gates poorly; Drs Forbes, Sanden and Gruggen in attendance.
  259. 6 December 1825. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/61): death of nephew Edward Hack, and illness of his brothers and sisters, all with typhus fever; prevalence of typhus in Chichester and the area.
  260. 13 December 1825. Elizabeth Hack in Chichester to Priscilla Tuke in York (PRG 456/3/11;C B.15(3)): Barton and Ellen [Hack] improving; Aunt Maria and Gulielma looking better; Maria [Tuke] also better, spared the fever; Maria and Stephen earning sixpences by learning hymns; George Deane to be married at Devonshire House.
  261. 18 December 1825. Elizabeth Hack in Chichester to Priscilla Tuke in York (PRG 456/3/12;C B.15(4)): Maria [Tuke] improving; Barton and Ellen [Hack] much the same; sponging with vinegar; visits by Drs Forbes and Sanden; safe to go to the house; mention of J Sanderson; Uncle William [Hack] about the same.
  262. 23 January 1826. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/40): Betsy's illness; Maria being taught by [George] Paul; Dr Forbes' diagnosis of Priscilla Hack's illness as Typhus Fever; family news; anti-slavery meeting to be arranged.
  263. 22 February 1826. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/41): Betsy's illness, and [William] Gruggen's treatment; possibility of calling in Dr Forbes; other family illnesses; [George] Paull teaching Maria arithmetic.
  264. 8 April 1826. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/42): family illnesses; Dr Forbes' treatment of Betsy.
  265. 20 April 1826. Rhoda Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/43): James Hack senr's improved health; other family illnesses. With covering note from Samuel to Priscilla Tuke.
  266. 2 May 1826. Mary Burns to cousin Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,720/21): uncle William Hack's death; dispositions of his will; hopes for Priscilla joining them at Brighton. With a note from Elizabeth Hack.
  267. 21 June 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/91): account of the Meeting at Brighton.
  268. 4 July 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Maria Tuke (Add/49,717/92): country life at Bowley; proposed improvements to James Hack senr's house; Dr Forbes' recommendation of the use of vinegar on the chest.
  269. 19 July 1826. Elizabeth Hack to [Priscilla Tuke] (Add/49,717/93) (part only): news of Friends; Quarterly Meeting.
  270. [12] August 1826. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/44): [James Hack snr's] move of house across the street; Rhoda's mother and sister to move into the old house.
  271. 13 August 1826. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/62): alterations to the house James Hack is about to move into; yields of crops on Bowley Farm; renewal of lease for lives held under the Duke of Richmond; John Barton wanting to dispose of Kingsham Farm; requesting information on a Thomas Smith from Hull, now in London, and being considered as a partner for Barton Hack in a curriers business in Chichester.
  272. 25 September 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/94): anxiety about Priscilla Tuke's health; news of Friends' visits; cousin Mary's approaching marriage; `Fanny''s acquaintance with a young man in Chichester, a common carter, on 12s a week.
  273. 25 September 1826. [Ann Fairbank] to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,719/12): Priscilla's health; [W] Hodgson's return to Sheffield to settle business affairs; news of Friends at Chichester. [Letter incomplete, because most of third page missing].
  274. 8 October 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/95): anxiety about Priscilla Tuke's health; Maria Smith's satisfaction with Stoughton; Mary's approaching marriage.
  275. 15 October 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/96): news of Friends and family; a small Chichester Quarterly Meeting; Dr Sanden intending being at Mary's wedding.
  276. 27 October 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke, James Hack junr to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/97): Mary's marriage to George Holmes; Elizabeth Hack's opinion of wedding days being in general very disagreeable; the bridal party's arrival [in Horsham]; need for a new companion for Elizabeth Hack; Sussex and Surrey Quarterly Meeting's subscription to the Retreat.
  277. 12 November 1826. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/98): report on George and Mary Holmes in Horsham; news of family and Friends; Barton Hack to go into partnership with T Smith; visit to George and Elizabeth Bliss at Stoughton; Ellen [Hack?] attending St John's Chapel, as well as Meeting; Isaac Hammond's return from Germany.
  278. 27 November 1826. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/45): E Barton's serious illness; works by E Franks on Findley Murray; Marianne Gravely's forthcoming marriage; John Barton's lecture to the Mechanics Institute on the geography of plants; hopes of its publication.
  279. 7 April 1828. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/99): piece of ground added to the garden; news of family and Friends; description of the Godlee's school at Lewes; opinion of Pollock's book on the course of time.
  280. 4 June 1828. Elizabeth Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,717/100). family news; John Barton's intended marriage to Fanny Rickman; Cousin Maria's interview with J Rowntree; visit to George and Elizabeth Bliss at Funtington.
  281. 26 April 1827. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/46): Susanna Cobden, formerly apprenticed to Grants in East Street, now going to work for a dressmaker in Northallerton.
  282. 16 September 1827. James Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/13): Priscilla Tuke's ill-health; news of her children; John Barton's wedding; mother Fairbank's death.
  283. 28 January 1828. James and Betsy Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,715/63): walking on the Chain Pier, Brighton; Princess Augusta in Brighton; consecration by the Bishop of Chichester of a new church opposite their house in Brighton; `Samuel' being reinstated as a member of the Society of Friends, and doubts as to the wisdom of this; family news.
  284. 16 July 1828. Maria Tuke to Mary May (Add/49,718/14): Priscilla Tuke's death.
  285. 26 July 1828. James Hack to Mary May (Add/49,718/15): Priscilla Tuke's death; his journey to York; the funeral.
  286. 11 November 1828. Elizabeth Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,717/101): news of family and Friends; Henry Watson preparing his shop for opening; small numbers of the Chichester Meeting. (Written after Priscilla Tuke's death).
  287. 16 February 1829. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,715/64): suicide of John Corder by drowning in his mill pond; Dr Forbes called to attend to James Hack; illness of Guilielma Hack; strange state of mind of James Hack's sister [?Mary Hack]; attempted reconciliation between George Bliss and his mother; arson attack on a 'noble building' [? in York]; investment in Stockton and Darlington railroad.
  288. 17 March 1829. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/47): death of James Hack snr.
  289. 14 January 1830. Maria Hack in Lavant to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/13;C B.18): unable to write letters because of afflictions; Thomas [Hack] now at home; Stephen [Hack] removed from Fishponds school; Stephen's character; Margaret at Lewes; Mother feeble; John [Barton] and wife well after birth of son; Halsey Janson expected to visit.
  290. nd [c1830]. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/48): Elizabeth's health improved; her attendance at the school; clothing fund [in Chichester].
  291. nd [c1830]. Rhoda Hack to Priscilla Tuke (Add/49,716/49): clothes for children.
  292. nd [c1830]. James Hack to [Samuel Tuke?] (Add/49,716/50): corn rents; incendiary fire at Henry Sparkes' homestead at South Mundham [Pagham].
  293. 18 October 1831. Ellen Knott in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.22): precarious state of Margaret's health, 'she has a very tender chest but many young people are so at her age & then it passes off again. I was myself for years considered in the greatest danger of a decline'.
  294. 19 October 1831. Maria Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/14;C B.23): Ellen [Hack] to leave roof [to be married]; Stephen and his prospects; workmen a nuisance to Gates at Newington [?]; mention of John Knott; Lucy Barton visiting Chichester; proof sheets [of Geological Sketches?].
  295. 6 December 1831. Ellen and John Knott in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.24): Margaret reconciled to likely death and `having religious thoughts'.
  296. 20 December 1831. Ellen Knott in St John's Street, Chichester, to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.25): news of Margaret; Stephen wrote to his mother that he was happy in his situation at Gracechurch Street.
  297. 26 December 1831. Maria Hack in Chichester to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/15;C B.26): Mary to return from Mrs Boimaison; begun Common Things [Lectures at Home]; asks for comments on Geological Sketches before writing next volume; Stephen [Hack] at Darton's; Margaret better; Barton [Hack] to move to Graylingwell; John Knott to lecture at Mechanics' Institute.
  298. 1832. Mary Deane to niece, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,700).
  299. 8 January 1832. Maria Hack in Chichester to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/16;C B.29): thanks for critique [of Harry Beaufoy?] and response; reference to Utilarian notions; Mother more poorly; Margaret not well; S[tephen] happy with situation.
  300. 16 January 1832. Ellen Knott in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton, via letter to Stephen Hack (C B.28): news of Margaret's health.
  301. 7 February 1832: Ellen Knott at St John's Street, Chichester, to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.30): news of Margaret's health; agrees that he should inform his father of the correspondence and to to seek permission to tell Maria Hack [Jill Shefrin suggests that Ellen and Stephen were acting as go-betweens in a clandestine correspondence between Ellen and Gates].
  302. 11 February 1832. Maria Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/17;C B.31): Margaret's health; 'the matter for the present had better be left as it is' [Gates' feelings for Margaret]; advises Gates to tell his parents; his father [Samuel Darton] to visit; gratifying account of S[tephen]; Barton suffered relapse.
  303. 16 February 1832. Samuel Darton in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/18;C B.32): fears for recovery of Margaret; discusses whether 'it might be right at all' to tell Margaret of Gates' feelings; business matters; taking tea with Knott family.
  304. 18 February 1832. Ellen Knott in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.33).
  305. 10 March 1832. Maria Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/19;C B.34): disposing of Terrestrials for J Elliott and herself; S[tephen] sometimes 'oblivious'; Gates' manuscript of the Gospels; Saxon Tales by Emily [Taylor]; Priscilla still an invalid; frontispiece of Portland Vase, more on Lectures; Thomas wanting books on architecture.
  306. 10 March 1832. Ellen Knott in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.35(1)).
  307. 1 April 1832. Maria Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/20;C B.36): Gates' Gospels; finished six Lectures at Home; suffering from cold; fears of cholera in London; Ellen and P[riscilla] attending chapel.
  308. 23 April 1832. Thomas Sanden Hack at St Martins Square, Chichester, to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/21;C B.37): request for books on architecture to be sent to G Draper's; Margaret and Gates; mention of W John Elliott.
  309. 23 April 1832. Ellen Knott in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.35(2)).
  310. 5 May 1832. Maria Hack at Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/22;C B.38): recommends 'the subject' not be mentioned to her.
  311. 11 August 1832. Samuel Darton in Brighton to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/23;C B.39): business matters; meeting with Barton Hack in Brighton; mention of S Kemp, Aunt Kekwick, John Rickman, the Godlees' school.
  312. 7 September 1832. John Barton Hack at Greylingwells, Chichester, to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/24;C B.40): education of children; Margaret with them; H Watson building where Woodman lived opposite his shop, Elliott the architect.
  313. 18 October 1832. Maria Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/25;C B.41): rumour of Gates being taken into partnership; Gates now at liberty to correspond with Margaret; obstacle to marriage now uncertainty of prospects in publishing house.
  314. 28 October 1832. Samuel Darton in Cambridge to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/26;C B.42): discusses Gates' position in publishing house; Margaret now restored; business matters.
  315. 13 November 1832. Maria Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/27;C B.43): proposed arrangement [concerning business arrangements] to be put to Margaret's guardians; Gates not to visit until father's alternative settled; Thomas ill; Margaret recovered from a cold.
  316. July 1833. Ann Darton in Brighton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.44): Margaret and Mary Hack with Ann and her younger children.
  317. 20 August 1833. Ann Darton in Brighton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.45): had spoken to Maria Hack about Gates and Margaret's prospects as regards a residence.
  318. 2 January 1834. John Barton Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/28;C B.46): return from Brighton; Margaret and Ellen ill; suggests moving to an airy part of town for sake of Margaret's health and peace of mind; hopes Bridget will be well enough to attend the wedding in March.
  319. 7 January 1834. John Barton Hack in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street (PRG 456/3/29;C B.47): more on move; he, Bridget and baby will try to be in Brighton for marriage; Thomas and Birmingham; request for rhubarb plants.
  320. 18 March 1835. Maria Hack in Edgbaston to Thomas Gates Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury (PRG 456/3/30;C B.50): bad weather; Margaret at Chichester for health; Thomas back with her and Mary; Stephen in agricultural employ; Ifield Quakers; new edition of Illustrations; payment [for book sales].
  321. 5 April 1834. Maria Hack in Edgbaston to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury (PRG 456/3/31;C B.51): consolation on loss of child [miscarriage?]; refers to Lucy Janson's tragedy; trials of Thomas, Gloucester question not settled; death of Mary's duck; Gates' financial arrangement with business and father.
  322. 9 June 1835. Maria Hack in Wotton to Margaret Emily Darton, care of John Barton Hack, Chichester (PRG 456/3/32;C B.52): Thomas settling into business in Gloucester; sketch and description of their house in Wotton; Mary looking well, given a botanical press; mention of Miss Fearon, Fanny Miller, Mr Russell.
  323. 8 July 1835. Maria Hack in Wotton to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/33;C B.53): difficulty in writing; Thomas probably to find place of his own; house in Wotton; consolation again; mention of Fanny Miller, Henry Zachary, Miss Fearon.
  324. 4 October 1835. John Barton Hack at Greylingwells, Chichester, to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/34;C B.54(1)): W Mason intends to relinquish business in Chichester, might interest Gates; Australian land orders; John Clarke as agent; Thomas' forthcoming wedding; Stephen wishes to be partner in South Australian venture and to accompany Robinsons to America if they go.
  325. 13 October 1835. John Barton Hack at Greylingwells, Chichester, to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/35;C B.54(2)): laid up in bed; Mason undecided; treated by Dodd but wants an opinion from John Scott [in London].
  326. 24 November 1835. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/51): move to Torquay; improvement in Rhoda's health; description of Torquay; sister Elizabeth's health; Isaac Crewdson's questioning of the scriptural basis of some Quaker doctrines; railroad project; proposed visit to Sussex; formation of Meeting for worship in Torquay; delay in the Nutbourne sale by the death of Lord Egremont's lawyer.
  327. 9 April 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/36;C B.56): Mary continues an invalid; Samuel Tuke, Hicks and Beaconites; illustrations for Winter Evenings.
  328. 27 April 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 10 South Place, London (PRG 456/3/37;C B.59): Margaret and birth of daughter Emily; Thomas fetching his wife from Reading; Mary's complaint; Samuel Tuke's Letter.
  329. 1 May 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/38;C B.60): differences of opinion; defence of J[ohn] W[ilkinson]; questions differences between Friends and Evangelicals.
  330. May 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/40;C B.62): return from Cheltenham for Mary to see Dr Baron; Thomas, Lydia and `their little charge' [Edward Hack] absent; William and Martha Watson going to Yearly Meeting.
  331. 3 June 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/39;C B.63): concern over Barton's attacks; Dr Forbes' recommendations concerning sea trips and Madeira; John Barton as source of advice.
  332. 5 July 1836. Maria Hack at Brunswick Square, Gloucester, to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/41;C B.64): Mary making so little progress in recovery; going to Clifton until arrival of Barton [Hack] at Bristol; Thomas suffering from heat.
  333. 28 July 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/42;C B.65): \emph{Winter Evenings} and \emph{Harry Beaufoy}; Barton [Hack]'s decision to go immediately to Australia; wants Gates and Thomas to go to Chichester; Thomas and Lydia saw Barton off in Bristol; Mary very weak; asks whether Tam O'Shanter full.
  334. 14 August 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/43;C B.66): present of Sumner's \emph{Exposition of Gospels} for Stephen [Hack]; H[alsey] Janson informed her they were leaving Portsmouth on 1st September; Mary continues poorly; questions what Stephen was doing; advice to Barton [Hack].
  335. 18 August 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/44;C B.67): proposes that Gates and Margaret visit Gloucester after seeing Barton off; Stephen's belongings in Gloucester; Thomas gone to Chichester; asks for books giving information on Australia.
  336. 7 September 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/45;C B.68): advancing money to pay off Barton's debts; mortification at Barton borrowing; his plans for an agency in Sydney; Mary more ill.
  337. 9 September 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/46;C B.69): Halsey Janson to provide £200; dismay at Barton's outlay; he extricated himself from Little London by a desperate plunge; Mary rapidly declining; deed of release; S[tephen]'s books.
  338. 11 September 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/47;C B.70): Mary's resignation; Margaret, Ellen and Priscilla ill; deed of release.
  339. 12 September 1836. Thomas Sanden Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.71): Mary's death at 7.30 that morning without pain.
  340. 14 September 1836. Thomas Sanden Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/48;C B.73): Sowton and deed of release; death of Mary.
  341. 22 September 1836. John Barton at East Leigh to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/49;C B.74): state of Hack and Smith business; terms of termination; reduction of Barton's property; requests copy of Evidence taken before the late Agricultural Committee of House of Commons.
  342. 25 September 1836. Thomas Smith in Chichester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/50;C B.75): suggests abandonment of last stocktaking and a new valuation.
  343. 14 October 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/51;C B.76): trouble with washerwoman; thoughts of Mary; John Knott's family unsuitable for Priscilla; Margaret expecting?; new editions of Winter Evenings and Harry Beaufoy; Bartons' visit soon ending.
  344. 29 October 1836. Stephen Hack in Atlantic Ocean, east of Trindad, to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester, containing a section by John Barton Hack (in possession of Hack family).
  345. 3 November 1836. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/52;C B.77): Priscilla's position a great worry; separation from her children; Aunt Lizzy's paralysis; Ellen and Priscilla in better health; mention of Hannah, Helen Price, Eatons of Swansea.
  346. 29 January 1837. Henry and Charlotte Watson in Chichester to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/53;C B.78): Charlotte's troubles; outbreak of influenza; Australian report; D Keckwick to take charge of goods; Margaret's child seriously ill; mention of Amelia, Walter, Nathan Smith.
  347. 31 January 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/54;C B.79): child still ill with symptoms of water in the head, as Barton had as an infant; sending a copy of English Stories; Stephen's investment limited to £1000; further division of family property, lessening Stephen's ultimate share; Stephen's preference for America; temptation to speculation; Priscilla and little girl [Ellen Maria Knott] to visit.
  348. 14 February 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 South Place, Finsbury, London (PRG 456/3/55, first page missing;C B.80): new house at St Catherine's Court; type chosen for English Stories; Quakerism and Hicksism; P[riscilla] and her niece arrived; P[riscilla] went to Church; Thomas and Lydia had influenza; combatting smell of paint; mention of John [Simmons], Susan, Fanny and little Sarah [Winney], Helen Price.
  349. 19 February 1837. John Barton Hack at Holdfast Bay, South Australia, to Maria Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/1).
  350. 2 March 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 10 Catherine Court, Tower Hill (PRG 456/3/56;C B.81): Emily Darton ill again; Thomas and Lydia completed addition to their house; J J G[urney] and R Barclay; Dr Graham's book, attempt to get Priscilla to take less medicine; Susan to leave.
  351. 8 April 1837. James and Elizabeth Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/52): religious doubts concerning the Society of Friends. With a note from Maria Tuke.
  352. 16 April 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Stephen Hack in Adelaide, South Australia (PRG 456/3/57, incomplete;C B.82): Gates to send packet by a vessel at the end of the month; dreams that the worst is happening to them; R Huntley and family emigrated, his bad character; death of Mary, caused by rupture of blood vessel; Lydia expecting a child; Maria to move from Gloucester; Priscilla and Ellen Knott still with her; Aunt Lizzy's paralysis.
  353. 21 April 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to John Barton Hack in Adelaide, South Australia (PRG 456/3/58;C B.83): received letter by homeward-bound vessel; Lydia's brother, Jeremiah Bigg, returning from Sydney in ill-health, distress of their father; Thomas's partner's health a cause for concern; children and religious profession; little exchange of views with Barton for some years; going off to Irvingites, breakup of Godlee's school; Hicksites; Uncle John [Barton] says `Quakerism is at an end'; dissatisfaction with Samuel Tuke; Bridget's admiration of I[saac] Crewdson; Priscilla to rejoin Ellen for the winter.
  354. 22 April 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/59;C B.84): Emily Darton better; promissary note sent to Gates; parcel for Stephen with improving books; Ellen informed Stephen of state of Julia Woods, recovery impossible; G[eorge] and M[ary] F[ox], dispute over language; Thomas and Lydia returned from Reading.
    \item 22 April 1837. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/2).
  355. 31 May 1837. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/53): religious problems; James and Rhoda Hack's resignation from the Society of Friends; his baptism arranged at Funtington church by Rev George Bliss. Enclosing a copy of their address to the Chichester and Lewes Monthly Meeting announcing their resignation.
  356. 7 June 1837. Bernard Barton in Woodbridge to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/60): would like to see Barton's journal; Emily Darton improved; proceedings of Yearly Meeting; orthodox Quakerism persecuted.
  357. 20 July 1837. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/18).
  358. 1 September 1837. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Bernard Barton in Woodbridge (PRG 456/3/61;C B.85): Maria not yet a member of the `national Church' like Lizzy and John [Barton]; prefers it as a house of prayer but now goes once a month to Baptist Chapel; would not resign membership of Society when it objected, but expects to be disowned at instigation of S Bowly; baptised by Isaac Crewdson; letter from Barton after landing.
  359. 11 September 1837. Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London, to Maria Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/62, incomplete;C B.86): Uncle and Aunt [Henry and Charlotte] Watson sent on a letter from Australia with extracts from Bridget's journal.
  360. 26 September 1837. Bernard Barton in Woodbridge to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/63); thanks for Barton and Bridget's journals; Maria's alteration `have not so very much surprised me', but is surprised by Lizzy and Cousin James Hack; his own position.
  361. 27 September 1837. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/3).
  362. 2 October 1837. Bernard Barton in Woodbridge to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/64): letters for Barton and Bridget and for Stephen; John Barton visiting; 'he is as much of a Quaker in the essence & spirit of our creed as I ever remember him'; opinion of George Bliss.
  363. 6 October 1837. Thomas Gates Barton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London, to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/3/65;C B.87): received news from Australia by the Rapid; wreck of Isabella; Cotter's medical opinion; Bridget expecting in August; arrival of Schah; letters also by Victor and Renwick; family news.
    \item 1 November 1837. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/4).
  364. 1 November 1837. Stephen Hack at George Street, Sydney, to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/19).
  365. [c November 1837] Stephen Hack [in Sydney] to Thomas Sanden Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/20, incomplete).
  366. 17 December 1837. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Henry Watson in Chichester (PRG 456/1/5).
  367. 1838. Mary Deane to niece, Elizabeth Hack (Add/49,701): Death of a Friend; son George trying to raise money to go to Australia; death of children of family and Friends.
  368. January 1838. Maria Hack to Margaret Emily Darton (C B.88): Shefrin: 'The letter indicates past tensions between Maria and Margaret. The former writes "I have long hoped my dear child, that every harsh unkind feeling towards thy Mother had been put away with childish things". It is clear that Margaret has been defending the financial assistance she has provided to Barton.'
  369. 27 April 1838. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 10 Catherine Court, Tower Hill, London (PRG 456/3/66;C B.90): incredulity at S[tephen]'s expectations of their capital; advises Gates and Thomas not to become involved; bill for £100; John Knott to go to Adelaide; correcting English Stories; Thomas advises returning bill.
  370. 27 April 1838. Stephen Hack at Portland Bay to Maria Hack at Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/21).
  371. 28 April 1838. Thomas Gates Darton at 10 Catherine Court, London, to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/3/67;C B.89(1)): 'foolish & imprudent' conduct of Barton and Stephen; detailed state of accounts; reasons for not refusing bill; John Knott's visit, his character.
  372. 28 April 1838. Margaret Emily Darton at 10 Catherine Court, London, to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/3/67;C B.89(2)): Gates sold land [country acres]; little boy doing well; John Knott's visit; Ellen's 'proud spirit seems so broken'.
  373. 29 April 1838. Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester, to Thomas Gates Darton at 10 Catherine Court, Tower Hill, London (PRG 456/3/69;C B.91): loan for £100 bill; concern about investment in Lady Wellington; details of purchase; Barton's 'mad scheme'; John Knott; family news; Priscilla appears to have made up her mind; Maria's health.
  374. 29 April 1838. John Barton and Bridget Hack in Adelaide to Thomas S and Lydia Hack in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/6).
  375. 16 May 1838. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/22).
  376. 22 May 1838. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/23).
  377. 30 May 1838. Bernard Barton in Woodbridge to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/70): proposed emigrants [Uncle John's protégés] on Winchester together with Coleman family; Uncle John [Barton]'s visit; James Reynolds visiting and lecturing; his sister writing polemical tracts.
  378. 15 June 1838. Thomas Gates Darton at 10 Catherine Court, London, to Maria Hack at 3 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/57).
  379. 17 June 1838. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/24).
  380. 15 July 1838. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Gloucester per Hartley (PRG 456/1/7).
  381. 20 July 1838. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/25).
  382. 30 July 1838. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/26).
  383. 1 September 1838. Stephen Hack in North Adelaide to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/27).
  384. 18 September 1838. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/71;C B.92): new edition of English Stories; Gates' prospects in publishing house promising; fear for lack of worship in Australia; Bridget now with her near connexions [the Watsons].
  385. 30 September 1838. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Gloucester per Goshawk (PRG 456/1/8).
  386. 27 October 1836 [1838]. Stephen Hack in North Adelaide to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/28).
  387. 17 November 1838. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/72;C B.93): title page; difficulty between Margaret and Lydia; 'shocking report' and 'strange reports' of family; Barton and Stephen's erroneous expectations; Ellen and her children; P[riscilla] and her Wood.
  388. [19?] November 1838. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Margaret Emily Darton at 10 Catherine Court, London (PRG 456/3/73): Margaret accusing her mother of cruel conduct with respect to Barton; she cannot help further if she is to assist Ellen if her husband's schemes fail or give Priscilla the same wedding gift as the others; reduced to £100 a year.
  389. 1 December 1838. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/29).
  390. 30 December 1838. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Gloucester per E Philcox (PRG 456/1/9).
  391. 30 December 1838 to 3 February 1839. Henry and Charlotte Watson [on Katherine Stewart Forbes] to Thomas Gates and Margaret Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/34).
  392. 14-28 March 1838 [1839]. Henry and Charlotte Watson on Katherine Stewart Forbes to Thomas Gates and Margaret Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/35). With copy of journal from 4 February 1839.
  393. 15 March 1839. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/74;C B.96): worried about Ellen but Gates facing financial emergency; to write to H[alsey] J[anson]; Geological Sketches; poorly; Priscilla's condition; no letters from Barton and Stephen; asks whether £3000 would set matters straight; oil cargo in Goshawk.
  394. 18 March 1839. Maria Hack in Gloucester to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/75;C B.97): cannot obtain large sums quickly from H[alsey] J[anson] by agreement; his disapprobation of Barton's conduct; last Bills returned; discusses loan to be repaid on sale of oil; advance of £1000 from T[homas] Fowler; Goshawk still not arrived; mention of Brooks.
  395. 14 April 1839. Henry and Charlotte Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/36).
  396. 1 May 1839. Henry and Charlotte Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/37).
  397. 16 June 1839. Charlotte Eliza Watson in Adelaide to Margaret Emily Darton at Thomas Gates Darton, 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/38).
  398. 19-27 June 1839. Henry and Charlotte Eliza Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/38 continued).
  399. 21 June 1839. Stephen Hack at Three Brothers Survey, Mount Barker, to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/30).
  400. 26 June 1839. Stephen Hack at Three Brothers Survey, Mount Barker, to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/31).
  401. 26 June 1839. Thomas Gates Darton in London to Maria Hack at Mrs Knotts, Pallant, Chichester (in possession of Hack family).
  402. 24 July 1839. George Bliss in Funtington to Thomas Gates Darton at 10 Catherine Court, Tower Hill, London (PRG 456/3/76;C B.98): offers to sell stocks and send money.
  403. 24 July 1839. Elizabeth Barton Bliss in Funtington to Margaret Emily Darton of 10 Catherine Court, Tower Hill, London (PRG 456/3/77): wishes to here as soon as oil money paid and town acre sold; Margaret return of old trouble; mother visiting; Priscilla growing fatter [pregnant?], beginning to pack in earnest; Edward [Philcox]'s examination; James and Anne; Priscilla getting ready.
  404. 3-21 September 1839. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/39).
  405. [21 September] John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/39 continued).
  406. 5 November 1839. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/40, incomplete).
  407. 22 November 1839. Peter Bedford in Croydon to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.99): offers Gates spiritual advice on his 'trials'; Gates unable to repay full amount of sum borrowed from him.
  408. 24 November 1839. Stephen Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack at 4 Brunswick Square, Gloucester (PRG 456/1/32).
  409. 24 November 1839. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/41).
  410. 25 November 1839. Samuel Darton in Brighton to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/3/78;C B.100): business; recuperating at Brighton; departure of Warrior.
  411. 15-19 December 1839. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/42).
  412. 9 January to 3 February 1840. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/43).
  413. 13 March to 6 April 1840. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/44).
  414. 20 March 1840. John Barton Hack at Three Brothers, South Australia, to Maria Hack in Gloucester per Stephen Hack (PRG 456/1/10).
  415. 28 March 1840 to 5 April 1840. Charlotte and Henry Watson in Adelaide to Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (in possession of Hack family).
  416. 7 April 1840. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/45).
  417. 10 April 1840. Henry and Charlotte Watson to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (in possession of Hack family).
  418. 14 June 1840. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton (PRG 456/1/11).
  419. 19 July 1840. Henry and Charlotte Eliza Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/46).
  420. 12 August 1840. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/47).
  421. 22 August 1840. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (in possession of Hack family).
  422. 28 December 1840. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/48).
  423. 20 February 1841. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London, redirected to Gloucester (PRG 456/1/49).
  424. 15 April to 1 May 1841. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London (PRG 456/1/50).
  425. 13 June 1841. John Barton Hack at Echunga Springs, South Australia, to Maria Hack in Gloucester, readdressed in England to Bevois Hill, Southampton (PRG 456/1/12).
  426. 3-5 July 1841. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London, redirected to Gloucester (PRG 456/1/51).
  427. 13 August 1841. Henry and Charlotte Eliza Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton at 55 Gracechurch Street, London, redirected to Gloucester (PRG 456/1/52).
  428. 17 December 1841. Henry and Charlotte Eliza Watson at Mount Barker to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/53).
  429. 27 December 1841. Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester to Peter Bedford (C B.103): money owed by Robert Harvey; reported on business in Gloucester 'The success so far as I can yet ascertain it is limited to my feeling at home in the business & competent to do my part in conducting it with tolerable system'; Margaret again ill, possibility of epilepsy; Priscilla died ten days after confinement.
  430. 15 January 1842 [Shefrin has 5 July]. Maria Hack at Bevois Hill, Southampton, to Stephen and Elizabeth Marsh Hack (PRG 456/3/79, part missing;C B.108): death of Priscilla, effect on Ellen; future of Ellen; Edward Philcox's difficulties; failure of Ridge's Bank, embezzlement by Goodeve and Williams; losses of charities; Elizabeth well; mention of Dr Shuttleworth, William Gruggen, William Titchener, Mary [Hack].
  431. 16 January 1842. John Barton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.104): concern over proposal for Margaret to open a school, both as regards Margaret's health and the financial return.
  432. 21 January 1842. Henry Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/54).
  433. 10 May 1842 postmark. John Barton Hack in Adelaide, South Australia, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/80, first part lost;C B.107): refutes suggestion of selfish motives; criticism of Henry [Watson].
  434. 16 April 1842. Peter Bedford in Croydon to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.105): Bedford executor of Samuel Gates; Robert Harvey owes estate £1222 14s 6d, to be paid by bill at six months and secured by property in Colchester.
  435. 30 April 1842. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/13).
  436. 30 April 1842. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Maria Hack in Southampton (PRG 456/1/14).
  437. 12 June 1842. Henry Watson in Port Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton (PRG 456/1/55).
  438. 14 June, 15 August 1842. Stephen Hack on barque Lady Fitzherbert and in Adelaide to Maria Hack at Bevois Hill, Southampton (PRG 456/1/33).
  439. 22 August 1842. Robert Harvey in Norwood to Thomas Gates Darton at Basin, Gloucester (PRG 456/3/81;C B.109): writing off outstanding accounts including that of Hack & Watson.
  440. 26 August 1842. Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester to Peter Bedford at Park Cottages, Croydon (PRG 456/3/82;C B.112): business; Barton [Hack] drew on Bedford without authority, perhaps due to confusion with John Morland.
  441. 8 January 1843. Henry and Charlotte Eliza Watson in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/56).
  442. 15 January 1843. John Barton Hack at Echunga, South Australia, to Maria Hack at Bevois Hill, Southampton (PRG 456/1/15).
  443. 16 May 1843. Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester to John Barton Hack in Adelaide, South Australia (PRG 456/3/83;C B.121): response to Barton telling him to pay £300 of Gates' debt to him to Jacob Hagen; full account of financial transactions between them; Priscilla's loan; exchange of town acres; rumour of dealings with Alfred Bassett; lists of town acres bought in names of Gates and Henry Watson.
  444. 25 June 1843. John Barton Hack in South Australia to John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, Hampshire, with marginal comments by Thomas Gates Darton (PRG 456/3/84;C B.122): R[obert] Harvey's deed for £850; all property now vested in William Watson; embarrassed by claims; unaware of del credere sale conditions.
  445. 2 September 1843. Henry Watson in Port Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (in possession of Hack family).
  446. 10 September 1843. John Barton Hack at Mount Barker, South Australia, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/16).
  447. 28 December 1843. Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester to John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, Hampshire (PRG 456/3/85;C B.122): answering questions about accounts between Barton and Gates; Maria's attacks; repeats comments he made on Barton's letter of 25 June 1843.
  448. 13 January 1844. John Barton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.123): details of Margaret's marriage settlement, comprising only that portion of family property deriving immediately from her father & from Mary; the portion from Edward and Gulielma to be paid in cash, which, although less than other portion, should suffice to pay the £500 owed to his mother's estate.
  449. 16 January 1844. John Barton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.124): commiserating with Gates' financial position.
  450. 8 March 1844. Henry and Charlotte Watson in Port Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (in possession of Hack family).
  451. 24 March 1844. John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, Hampshire, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/86;C B.125): letter from Stephen, very painful as respects Barton's conduct; George Bliss sent £50 to Ellen to be laid out for Barton; improved report of Gates' business; H[alsey] Janson suffered a stroke; payment of claimants.
  452. 4 July 1844. John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/87;C B.126): successful report of Gates' concerns; Thomas has visited and grieved by fear of lost good opinion; Mr R Wilton; await Stephen's return; Margaret indisposed.
  453. 31 August 1844. John Barton Hack in Adelaide to Thomas Gates and Margaret Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/1/17).
  454. 16 August 1844. John Barton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.127); he and Halsey Janson agreed to advance £500 before general settlement of property; proposal to visit Gloucester.
  455. 1 September 1844. Bridget Hack in Adelaide to Margaret Emily Darton (in possession of Hack family).
  456. 2 September 1844. John Barton to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.128): confirming payment of £500; refers to visit to Painswick.
  457. 3 July 1845. John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, Hampshire, to Margaret Emily Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/88;C B.130): division of property; accounts of trust; sum due to the two Insolvents; Mr Watts and Mr Hance to divide; John Knott.
  458. 19 July 1845. James Hack to [Samuel Tuke] (Add/49,716/54): marriage of Elizabeth Tuke; proposed sale of Bowley Farm; John Barton; the effect of the repeal of the Corn Laws.
  459. 5 September 1845. John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/89;C B.131): winding up the trust; Knott agreed to leave £1000 in W Gruggen's hands for Ellen's account; only £30 for reversion of Stringer's house; suffering from lumbago.
  460. 1 November 1845. John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, Hampshire, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/90): enclosing cheque for £300; story of Latter's loan.
  461. 6 November 1845. John Barton at East Leigh, Emsworth, Hampshire, to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/91): Latter's story a hint that Gates should collect his debts; expecting a financial crisis; proposed to Mr Bliss and H[alsey] J[anson] that the trust property in funds be sold and invested in E Bills.
  462. 27 December 1845. Henry Watson in North Adelaide to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (in possession of Hack family).
  463. 12 March 1846. Henry and Charlotte Watson to Thomas Gates and Margaret Emily Darton in Gloucester (in possession of Hack family).
  464. [April 1846] Elizabeth Barton Bliss in Funtington to Margaret Emily Darton in Gloucester (PRG 456/3/92): letter to be shown to Ellen in Southsea, not to be shown to Wilton family; help for Stephen and family; Stephen's unsettled prospects; Stephen and Edward [Philcox] at J Bauman [in South Africa]; worried about Thomas and his extravagance; Ellen hoping to set up a boarding school in Southsea; estate matters still unsettled; mention of Miss Boys.
  465. 6 April 1846. George Bliss in Funtington to Thomas Gates Darton at Messrs Britton & Darton, merchants, Gloucester (PRG 456/3/93;C B.134): Acknowledges receipt of previous letter; Elizabeth in bed with bilious attack; Stephen's prospects gloomy.
  466. May 1846. John Barton to Thomas Sanden Hack (C B.136); regarding trust.
  467. 24 August 1846. Robert Harvey at 55 Gracecchurch Street to Peter Bedford (C B.137(2): Robert Harvey's brother, Tobias W Sturge, refused to be a party to mortgaging the Colchester property, Harvey having given up all his property and household furniture to creditors.
  468. 25 August 1846. Peter Bedford in Croydon to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.137(1)): reporting the preceding.
  469. 1 February 1847. Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester to Peter Bedford (C B.138): recommending accepting an offer to settle Harvey's outstanding debt.
  470. 5 February 1847. Peter Bedford in Croydon to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.139): asking whether to accept £40 and £10 half-yearly until £400 paid off.
  471. 6 February 1847. John Barton Hack in North Kapunda to Thomas Gates Darton in Gloucester (in possession of Hack family).
  472. 19 February 1847. Peter Bedford in Croydon to Thomas Gates Darton (C B.140): settled with trustees of Robert Harvey for £60 and a bill for £400.
  473. 3 July 1850. James Hack to Samuel Tuke (Add/49,716/55): family news; S Tuke's health.
  474. 31 December 1850. Thomas Gates Darton in London to Samuel Gurney (C B.142): retired from Britten & Darton; not able to meet promissory note for £500; plans for Margaret to open school for little girls.
  475. 14 August 1851. Thomas Gates Darton in London to Samuel Gurney (C B.143): Britten & Darton wound up with a loss; taken work in a bookbinding business in Friar Street, Doctors Commons; still unable to pay debt.

Other documents

  1. 22 October 1730. William Hack and Ann Littlefield, marriage certificate (19th century copy) (Add/49,761).
  2. 30 July 1738. William Hack of Basingstoke, pattenmaker, will (Add/49,747)
  3. 1791-1800. Sarah Fairbairn, later Hack, notebook (Add/49,721).
  4. 1798. Hannah Hack, notebook with poems and mottos (Add/49,678)
  5. 22 February 1799. James Hack of Chichester, merchant, and Sarah Fairbank of Tottenham, Middlesex, daughter of William Fairbank of Sheffield, Yorkshire, land surveyor, marriage certificate (Add/49,673).
  6. 1801-1803. Sarah Hack, book (Add/49,772).
  7. 6 February 1802. James Hack of Chichester, merchant, will (Add/12,565, Add/49,750-1).
  8. 7 March 1804. James Hack the elder of Chichester, merchant, will (Add/49,750-1, probate copy and another).
  9. 3 June 1804. Priscilla Hack, will (Add/49,752).
  10. 1806, nd. Journal of Hannah Hack, fragments (Add/49,684).
  11. 1807. Sarah Hack (Add/49,685): account of final illness and death of Hannah Hack, aged 18.
  12. 6 July 1807. James and William Hack of Chichester, merchants, deed of indemnity by William Dearling of Donnington for £1000 (Add/49,729).
  13. 13 December 1810. James Hack of Chichester, tanner, and Rhoda Ticehurst Gravely, daughter of William Gravely of Chantry, Storrington, yeoman, marriage certificate (Add/49,674).
  14. 23 May 1812. Stephen Hack, will with two codicils dated 2 November 1821 and 4 November 1822 (National Archives).
  15. 1815. No author (Add/49,686): account of final illness of Mary Hack, who died at Brighton, age 15; daughter of Daniel Hack of Brighton.
  16. 28 January 1813. James Hack the younger and William Hack, both of Chichester, merchant and co-partners, assignment of lease for 40 years (Add/49,730).
  17. 9 February 1819. Sarah Hack, testimony of Lewes and Chichester Meeting (Add/49,696, Add/49,715/47).
  18. 30 December 1825. William Hack of Chichester, banker, will (Add/49,754; extract,Add/49,697).
  19. 12 April 1826, 7 June 1826. James Hack, abstract of will and codicil of 7 June 1826 (Add/49,699).
  20. nd (1826?). James Hack, intentions about estate (Add/49,698).
  21. 1 April 1827. John Barton Hack, deed of copartnership with Thomas Smith. Dissolution noted on 30 August 1836 (in possession of Hack family).
  22. 1829-1846. James Hack and John Barton, declarations of trust as trustees under the will of James Hack senr (Add/49,736-49,740).
  23. 16 May 1834. William Hack of Chichester, assignments of contingent share of £8000, left in trust under his will for the benefit of his sister Margaret Deane and her children (Add/49,741-49,743).
  24. 1836 to 1839. Thomas Gates Darton, ledger containing accounts for Peter Bedford, Darton & Harvey, Thomas Gates Darton, Drewett & Fowler, Hack & Smith, Stephen Hack, Robert Harvey, Maria Hack, John Barton Hack, John Barton Hack & Stephen Hack, Thomas Sanden Hack & Britten, Executors of William Hack, Executors of Stephen Hack, John Knott, Thomas & Nathan Smith, George Stringer, Henry Watson, William Watson (PRG 456/16).
  25. 1836-1838. Thomas Gates Darton, statements of accounts with JB & S Hack, with separate list of particulars of payments and copy of cash account (in possession of Hack family).
  26. 16 January 1837. Stephen Hack, general letter of attorney for Thomas Gates Darton and Thomas Sanden Hack (in possession of Hack family).
  27. April 1837 to ?? Papers relating to the dispute regarding the liability of J. B. and S. Hack for goods purchased on their account in Van Diemen's Land by Captain John Hart and Henry Jones and lost in the wreck of the Isabella during transit to South Australia (State Records of South Australia GRG 36/56 (accession 995)). Photostats in the possession of the Hack family.
  28. 22 March 1842. Mary [Maria] Hack, will (copy in possession of Hack family).
  29. November 1842 [misdated 1832]. Thomas Gates Darton, statement of Hack & Watson's account with Harvey & Darton (in possession of Hack family).
  30. 25 March 1843 to 2 September 1859. Documents relating to the insolvency of John Barton Hack (Supreme Court, Adelaide). Photostats in the possession of the Hack family.
  31. 8 July 1846. Thomas Gates Darton, statement of accounts for Hack estate (in possession of Hack family; also C A.38?).
  32. 184(8?). Elizabeth Hack, analysis of character by A S Hamilton (Add/49,708).
  33. August 1849. Henry Watson, receipt to John Barton Hack (in possession of Hack family).
  34. September 1850. Henry Watson, receipt to John Barton Hack (in possession of Hack family).
  35. 1858. James Hack, late of Torquay, Devon, release of legatees under his will for money secured on Bowley Farm, Pagham (Add/49,746).
  36. 1869. Elizabeth Hack, death in letter from Robert Alsop (Add/49,709).

Barton/Done family documents

RC denotes Roscoe Correspondence in Liverpool Record Office and Local History Service (now catalogued under 920 ROS?).

  1. 9 December 1747. Bernard Barton, descent fine and lease of manor of Highed, Ivegill, from Susannah Richmond, following death of father, John Barton.
  2. 15 November 1771. Molly Done at Rowcliffe to Jenny Lightfoot: journey to Carlisle; John Holmes and Sally; thanks to Cousin Scott for her kindness; mention of cousin Rutter, Sukrey/Inkey James, Isaac, Mrs Wakefield, Senhouse James, John Graham and wife, Captain Wragg, Ashburn.
  3. 1 January 1772 (?, before 21 February). Maria Done at Rowcliffe to Jenny Lightfoot at John Scott, merchant, Liverpool: John Holmes courting her sister Sally; fortnight's visit to Carlisle; uneasy at rumours of Roscoe's attentions but continues to receive letters from him; mention of John and William Graham, M Rutter, Dockray, Mrs Irwin, Polly Tomson, H Hillory, M Rathbone, cousin Edward, Peggy Marriott (formerly Rain).
  4. 16 January 1772. Mr Lowthion in Newcastle to Bernard Barton, Carlisle: school report of John Barton.
  5. 21 January 1772. Bernard Barton in Carlisle to Mr Lowthion: appreciation of John Barton's schooling (draft).
  6. 21 February 1772. Mary Done in Carlisle to Jenny Lightfoot at Mr Scott, merchant, Liverpool; visit to Wigton; correspondence with Roscoe dropped; intended journey to Lancashire and Cheshire with Sally; difficulties with Jenny Griffies' visit to Rowcliffe; misfortune of her father; mention of Mr Clark and wife, Mr Yates, Mr Brownsward, Peggy Marriott, cousin E Leadbeater, cousin Scott, M Rutter, Molly Rathbone.
  7. 30 April 1772. Maria Done at Rowcliffe, poem Soliloquy to Sensibility, sent by Jenny Griffies in Rockcliffe to Betty Griffies at Mr Thomas Griffies, Northgate Street, Chester (RC 2765) [handwritten annotation that Betty Griffies subsequently became Mrs Neiss]; Molly to make short stay at Liverpool; visit to Carlisle; mention of Pee, Mrs Dockray, Miss Towsey.
  8. 28 May 1772. Bernard Barton, spinning invention (from A Tour of Scotland 1772 by Thomas Pennant, 1774 and 1776).
  9. 5 June 1772. Molly Done in Rowcliffe to Jenny Lightfoot at Calder Abbey near Whitehaven: visit to Brekenhill; poem A Night Piece; Sally suffering importunities [from Holmes?]; mention of Nanny Graham.
  10. 5 June 1772. William Roscoe at Liverpool to Maria Done at Mr Bewley, Rowcliffe (to be left at the Bush, Carlisle): resignation to rejection; poem addressed to 'a Gentleman and Lady who live near Rowcliffe'; mention of Captain Pugh.
  11. 26 June 1772. Mary Done at Rowcliffe to Betty Griffies, Castle Street, Liverpool (RC 1255): visit of Jenny; Bewleys want them [Mary and Jenny?] to stay for the winter but Jenny expected to return to Liverpool, Mary not sure; expect to visit Liverpool; visit to Langholm; adoption of Border dialect; mention of Mrs Willson, Mrs Griffies, Mr and Mrs Lace.
  12. 27 June 1772. Jenny Griffies at Rockcliffe to Betty Griffies, Castle Street, Liverpool (RC 2766): Betty returned from Chester; Molly's character; intent to detain her in Liverpool for a month; mention of Pee.
  13. 3 July 1772. Molly Done at Rowcliffe to Jenny Lightfoot at Calder Abbey near Whitehaven: requests that her poems not be shown to strangers; sister [Martha] Bewley unwell; husband to go to Glasgow on account of capital failures in London; Roscoe said to be delighted by her visit to Liverpool; feels giving him pain unavoidable; still corresponding though he had been informed several times that she intended to drop it; he pleads to be considered a friend; does not expect to return from Cheshire before spring, mention of cousin E L, aunt Leadbeater.
  14. 25 October 1772. Maria Done at Rockcliffe to Betty Griffies (RC 1256): Mr Holmes her intended brother; request to Betty to visit after all meeting at Yearly Meeting at Kendal in April; visits of Hugh James of Edinburgh and Captain Willson, who had visited Russia and Denmark; mention of Mr Griffies, Mrs Willson, Mr Hetherington, Mr Dawson, Dr Losh, Miss Peaz (?), Mr and Mrs Lace, Mr Rhodes.
  15. 20 November 1772. John Holmes and Sarah Done, intent to marry presented to Carlisle Monthly Meeting.
  16. 18 December 1772. John Holmes and Sarah Done, marriage approved by Carlisle Monthly Meeting.
  17. 1773? Frank Holden at Glasgow: congratulates Roscoe on approaching felicity, Miss D.
  18. 1773? Frank Holden at Glasgow: congratulates Roscoe on falling out of love.
  19. 22 April 1773. Frank Holden at Glasgow to William Roscoe (extract): heard that love affair with Miss D over.
  20. 6 September 1773. Maria Done at Rowcliffe to Betty Griffies at Mr Heatherington, Park House near Kerby Lonsdale (RC 1257): Sarah Holmes expecting, more than half advanced; Maria's fears; mention of Mrs Lace, Mrs Kelly, Miss Hetheringtons.
  21. 26 September 1773. Maria Done at Carlisle to Betty Griffies at Mr Hetherington, Park House near Kerby Lonsdale (RC 1258): preparations for birth of Holmes child; lack of progress in shorthand; brother Bewley in Scotland; mention of J James, Mr and Mrs James, Miss Hetheringtons.
  22. 1 January 1774. John Barton, descent fine and lease of manor of Highead, Ivegill, from Susannah Richmond, following death of father, Bernard Barton.
  23. 10 January 1774. Frank Holden in Port Glasgow to William Roscoe (extract): refers to Roscoe's unsuccessful correspondence with Miss D.
  24. 21 March 1774. Frank Holden in Port Glasgow to William Roscoe (extract): Roscoe congratulated on recovery from critical situation (Miss D---e).
  25. Midsummer 1774? Maria Done (Carlisle postmark) to Betty Griffies at Mr Browning, cheesemonger, Orchard Street, Portland Square, London (RC 1259): Holmes to build house and Bewley to fit one up before winter; Maria recovering from poor health; heavy at heart; intending to spend summer at Rockcliffe; Mr Walker to lecture on Natural Philosophy; wishes Roscoe to be happy through every vicissitude of life; mention of Mrs Marriott, Mr and Mrs Mene, brother of Mrs James [note in Betty Griffies' handwriting saying that letter written at the time her connection with Roscoe was broken off].
  26. 4 July 1774. John Barton in Carlisle to George Stather: his preferences for a studious to a mercantile life; earlier preparing for bar or pulpit; took over business in interests of family but business not prospering; chosen now to become a clergyman; thoughts on benefits of clergy and pursuit of riches; prepared to become a dissenter.
  27. 9 September 1774. Anna [?] Charlton in the Forth, Newcastle, to John Barton, English Street, Carlisle: welcomes him back as member of family and studying with Lowthian; mention of Canny Betty, Mr Losh, Master Hetherington, Mr Brunton.
  28. 1775. Barton & Hodgson, manufacturers in Carlisle, advertising for weavers in The Cumberland Pacquet; mention of John Forster, Richard Ferguson, Joseph Stodart & Co., Robert Stodart.
  29. 27 April 1775. John Barton in Carlisle to John Bell, minister of the Society of Friends: appeal to assist in effecting a reconciliation with Maria Done's Quaker relations opposed to their attachment; hints at willingness to change religious profession.
  30. 20 October 1775. Mary Done, denial issued by Carlisle Monthly Meeting for marrying one not in unity by a Priest.
  31. February 1776. Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at George Brumell, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle: 'a mere love letter'; reconciliation with Bewleys; mention of Mr Moresby.
  32. 6 February 1777. Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at Mrs Graham, Saracen's Head, Glasgow; love and happiness; mention of brother Joe, Mrs Brumell, Mrs Irwin, Miss Thomson.
  33. 16 May 1777. John Barton, indenture between him and the executors of his father, Isaac Robson, William Halton and Thomas Hodgson; Bernard Barton willed that trustees should sell state to settle debts, promote continuance of manufacturing and bleaching business under son John, who was to have choice of Hive Gill property or Carlisle property, the rest being divided between wife and children; debts could not be fully discharged so John Barton could not make his choice; Hive Gill had already become him as being customary, so trustees allowed him to purchase Carlisle property in return for waiving his right to them in consideration of £150; property in English Street detailed (incomplete).
  34. 24 October 1777. Mary Barton, reinstatement by Carlisle Monthly Meeting; John Barton, request for admission to Society.
  35. 21 November 1777. John Barton, admission to Society of Friends by Carlisle Monthly Meeting.
  36. 7 February 1778. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 216): Ormskirk medicine enquiry; refers to visit to Liverpool; support for Irish Catholic emancipation, writing under name of Hiero in Cumberland Pacquet; also for Deists and Quakers; congratulation to Roscoe and Miss Griffies' family; mention of Drs Heysham and Fothergill.
  37. 20 March 1779. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 217); absent in Northumberland and Scotland; thanks for information on Ormskirk medicine; 'confession of faith'; exchange between Theophilus and Hiero in Cumberland Pacquet, accused of being 'an unbeliever', 'an enemy of revealed religion', etc.; welcomes proposed relief of Protestant dissenters from oppression; mention of Mr Berry, Drs Heysham and Fothergill.
  38. 3 June 1779. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney at law, Liverpool (RC 218): newspaper exchange terminated when Cumberland Pacquet would not publish criticism of Athanasian Creed; reflections of Gibbon's Vindication; wishes Brumell to journey to London in his place.
  39. 31 July and 5 August 1779. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 219, incomplete?): birth and illness of girl [Elizabeth]; intended visit to Scotland; Hiero to send no more pieces to Cumberland Pacquet; mention of Mr Nicholson.
  40. 1780? Maria Barton to John Barton: illness of little Bettey [Elizabeth]; her own health precarious; daughter Mary [Maria] never in better spirits; sister Holmes returned from Scotby, much better; mention of Dr James.
  41. 1780? Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at Messrs Jackson & Gourlay, Edinburgh: news of Mary and Bettey [Maria and Elizabeth]; Bettey better than when he left.
  42. 1780? Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at Robert Faulder, bookseller, 42 New Bond Street, London: frets over separations; Mary's wishes from her father; visits from sister Holmes and Mr Brumell's family; Brumell had nothing particular to inform him of; mention of M Marriott, brother Joe.
  43. 29 March 1780. John Barton (Carlisle postmark) to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 225): concern over lost letter from Roscoe; growing indifference to Politics and Divinity; requests Roscoe's Creed; mention Mr Rogers, Miss Roscoe, Dr Binns, Mr Lowndes.
  44. 13 July 1780. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 226): overpayment of bill; rioting; defence of Quaker toleration; Blackstone's summary of laws against Papists.
  45. 9 March 1781. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 227): wishes him joy of his marriage; Coupland's behaviour; criticises Roscoe for lack of attention to Natural Philosophy; mention of Mr Aspinall, Messrs Laund's, Clark.
  46. 5 May 1781. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 228): Coupland's debt; more on Natural Philosophy; Mrs Holmes very ill; condemnation of her husband; mention of Dr Mayes.
  47. 16 March 1782. Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at Messrs Jackson & Gourlay, Edinburgh: missing her husband.
  48. 19 March 1781. Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at Messrs James & Alexander Carrick, Glasgow: hoping her husband more robust; children well; Mr Brumell's windows broken by mob.
  49. 6 April 1782. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 233); death of Mrs Rogers, suffering of Mr Rogers; attack on house and property; two armed guards at house every night; thanks for etching; mention of sister Bewley, Mrs and Miss Roscoe, Mr Aspinwall, Mr Daulby, Mr Laundes.
  50. Sunday 22 [September 1782?]. Maria Barton at Carlisle to John Barton at Joseph Waugh, merchant, Dowgate Hill, London: long accustomed to separations.
  51. September [before birth of John?]. Maria Barton at Carlisle to John Barton at 18 Milk Street, Cheapside, London: concerned at removal of family; sister Bewley's plans; furniture for house; two girls well, own health tolerable; mention of Mr and Mrs Gray (Bermondsey Street), Mrs North, Dr Wesdale.
  52. 24 August 1782. John Barton at Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 229): returned from Scotland; Blamire, Westmoreland, Carrick and Bell; anticipation of retirement pursuits; mention of Mr R lodging information in Court of King's Bench against the 'Calico Printer' [himself?].
  53. 1 September 1782. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 230): excuses for not corresponding regularly; proposes setting off for London (18 Milk Street); mention of E R, sister Bewley, Heald, Mr Clarkman.
  54. 3 October 1782. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 231); claims to be a sceptic not a dogmatist; essay on pursuit of happiness; thanks from sister Bewley for assistance.
  55. 16 December 1782. John Barton in Carlisle to William Roscoe, Liverpool (RC 232): attack on reputation and character [by Westmoreland?]; birth of John, a month premature; preparing for removal in month's time; disposed of house property in Carlisle.
  56. Thursday [early 1783?]. Maria Barton in Carlisle to John Barton at John Ballantyne, merchant, Kelso: little girls well, Mary running to door; own health slowly improving; little cherub [Mary or John?] asleep; mention of Moffatt.
  57. 19 August 1783. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 234): regained Quaker conviction; silent meetings; birth of Roscoe's child; moved from St John's Square to 19 Milk Street with house and warehouse.
  58. 23 February 1784. Martha Bewley in Clapham to William Roscoe (ROS 269): death of Maria Done.
  59. 18 March 1784. John Barton in Kennington to William Roscoe (RC 235): death of Maria on 29 February; death of John on 18 March after six weeks illness with whooping cough; sister Bewley come to look after the other children.
  60. 4 April 1784. John Barton in Kennington to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool: difficulty of pursuing both business and letters; sister Bewley's comfort.
  61. 30 May 1785. John Barton to G Gregory (draft, unsent): returns essays, disapproving of that on religious establishments.
  62. 23 September 1785. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney at law, Liverpool (RC 237): health re-established; business in Milk Street prospering; still at Kennington with sister Bewley and children; enquiry about reception of Gregory's essays; mention of Rogers, Betty Griffies, D Dalby, R Laundes, W Brumell of Carlisle (his partner), Mr Knight & Auchinlek.
  63. 28 January 1786. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 238): previously in Liverpool; so busy taking stock that seldom able to get to Kennington; intends to be more a man of business; mention of E Rogers.
  64. 27 January 1787. John Barton to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 240): Roscoe's intended visit to London.
  65. 1787 Bernard Barton, reference to invention of horizontal spinning wheel, machine established by Lady Broughton at Sandoe, near Hexham, with legend of drawings (missing), from The Oeconomy of Charity by Mrs (Sarah) Trimmer.
  66. 19 March 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, Liverpool, by favour of Mr W Rathbone (RC 242): expecting Roscoes at Milk Street following month; Mrs Bewley intends leaving, parting on bad terms; denies intention to re-marry; mention of Miss Griffies, Rogers.
  67. 1787. William Roscoe, poem The Wrongs of Africa (excerpt).
  68. 27 March 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, Liverpool (RC 243): received Wrongs of Africa and promises to hasten publication; suggests suppressing the Sonnet; expects slave trade to come before Parliament shortly; mention of R Faulder, William Rathbone.
  69. 6 April 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 244): an attorney preaching the Gospel at Lancaster Assizes; attendance at House of Commons, hearing Pitt, Sheridan, Fox, Burke, Grenville, Lord Mulgrave, Major Scott; progress of publication of Wrongs of Africa by Faulder; engaged to meet Dr Priestley.
  70. 1787. John Barton, founder member of committee for the abolition of the slave trade, extract from History of the Abolition of the African Slave-trade by Thomas Clarkson, published in 1808.
  71. 16 June 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 245): returned from week in Berkshire; Roscoe's lost case and volume of Swift; not seen brother committee men for week; Clarkson expected to set off for Bristol; Gregory slighted by not being on committee; mention of Dr Rutter.
  72. 19 June 1787. John Barton in London to Dr Joseph Priestly: asking him to support abolition, enclosing resolutions of committee and Clarkson's abridgement; Wilberforce now framing a bill.
  73. 23 June 1787. John Barton in London to W Brummel of Carlisle (draft): decided to give up share of business; disappointed in another business; wants to make way for T Workman, Richard [Brummel?]; my brother [Bewley?] also proposing quitting; thoughts of turning farmer in Dorset.
  74. 6 July 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, Liverpool (RC 246): will drawn up; slave trade committee, Mr Smith of Clapham helping; Clarkson set off for Bristol and Liverpool; favourable response from Dr Priestley; asking about second part of The Wrongs of Africa; negotiations with partners about share of business.
  75. 9 July 1787. W Peg in Carlisle to John Barton, Milk Street, Cheapside, London: suggests obtaining authenticated narratives of hardship and cruelty in slave trade.
  76. 15 August 1787. John Barton to William Roscoe, Liverpool (RC 247): concluded treaty with partners; leaving Milk Street on 1 January 1788; no future plans; progress of committee; Clarkson still at Bristol; mention of William Rathbone, Samuel Eaton, Mr Moss, Mr Fawconbridge.
  77. 26 September 1787. Bernard Barton, spinning wheel introduced to Old Brentford removed to Kew Palace, Queen ordered examples for Windsor and Richmond, from Cumberland Pacquet published in
    Whitehaven.
  78. 28 September 1787. John Barton in London (18 Old Jewrey) to William Roscoe, attorney at law, Liverpool (RC 248): partnership to be dissolved at end of September; to be married to Elizabeth [Horne]; reasons
    for settling in Hertfordshire in malting business; still asking about second part of Wrongs of Africa; Cooper to write letters on slave trade in Manchester paper (Wheeler's).
  79. 17 October 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 249): closing books of Milk Street, beginning malting at Hertford; begun to be married; letter from Cooper who met Roscoe in Liverpool; Wrongs to be advertised by Faulder; brother John in Ireland.
  80. 27 October 1787. Bernard Barton, model of spinning machine presented by John Barton of Milk Street to the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (Royal Society of Arts Loose Archives A14/61).
  81. 25 October 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney at law, Liverpool (RC 250): provision for children, securing the marriage portion from Maria, £1000, to be divided equally; executors to be his own brother and brother and brother-in-law of intended wife and two other indifferent persons; proposes new will, leaving marriage portions of each mother to children of that marriage, own property to be divided equally; wants advice on separation agreement.
  82. 22 November 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 251): to and from Hertford; English Review; Clarkson returned; missed last two committee meetings; preparation of bond; marriage fixed for 4 December in London, then to Hertford for good; mention of Paley.
  83. 12 December 1787. John Barton in London to William Roscoe (RC 252): release from partnership; committee to follow advice of Wilberforce; committee meeting on 11 December, received material from Philadephia society, president Dr B Franklin; Cooper's anger; marriage now on 13 December, postponed because of death of Elizabeth's relative; daughters came from
    school to attend wedding.
  84. 25 December 1787. John Barton in Hertford and London to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 252A): bonds of indemnity; new will, providing for his wife if she survives him; Christmas in London; girls, their brother, brother and sister Bewley all well; returning to Hertford the next day; loss of wife's trunk; mention
    of Done Bewley.
  85. 3 January 1788. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe at the London Coffee House, Ludgate Hill, London (RC 252B): unable to meet Roscoe in London; brothers John and Isaac in Hertford on way to Ireland; taking medicine and feeling 'nearly as well as I ever was in my life'.
  86. 10 January 1788. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 252C): bond and will satisfactory; unpleasant circumstance in late separation; too far from London to assist in printing; too little to do.
  87. 21 January 1788 (incorrectly dated 1787). John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 239): London committee want a Liverpool committee; writing to Archbishop Paley in Carlisle; Faulder has second part of Wrongs; intends to be in London following week, address 18 Old Jewrey.
  88. 1788. John Barton resigned from committee, given a vote of thanks, continued as honorary and corresponding member, extract from History of the Abolition of the African Slave-trade by Thomas Clarkson, published in 1808.
  89. 7 February 1788 (incorrectly dated 1787). John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 241): attended committee whilst in London, Roscoe convinced them of impropriety of forming a Liverpool committee; need to keep Roscoe's name secret; Wilberforce and Pitt; ferment amongst Liverpool African merchants; Faulder dilatory in publishing; petitions from Hertford and Carlisle; health still bad.
  90. 6 March 1787. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 253): Roscoe's submissions to committee; debate over immediate versus gradual abolition; opposition from Lord Chancellor and Lord Hawksbury, Pitt now luke-warm; received second part of Wrongs; going to London, address Edward Janson, 16 New Bridge Street; mention of John Johnson.
  91. 26 May 1788. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 254): missed Roscoe in London; he and wife intend going to Brighthelmstone; Roscoe in London because of late failures in Lancashire; house in Milk Street remained unhurt; property and capital still tied up in former business; death of Mrs Griffies.
  92. 2 July 1788. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 255): returned from Brighthelmstone; still an invalid but gaining ground; Scriptural Confutation of Harris by Roscoe taken up by committee.
  93. 29 July 1788. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 256): pressed by business and illness; unable to travel to Lancashire; thanks of committee for Scriptural Refutation; Sir William Dolben's bill; opposition in House of Lords.
  94. 31 October 1788. John Barton in Hertford to William Roscoe, attorney, Liverpool (RC 257): recovered health; taking spring water as medicine; committee member visited Paris; Madame Neeker; Lord Hawksbury and Harris.
  95. 5 March 1824. Deborah Robinson in Cockermouth to Bernard Barton, enclosing letter of John Barton to John Bell.
  96. 1893. John Barton, description of undated portrait in Bernard Barton and his friends by E V Lucas, with subsequent history of portrait.
  97. 23 August 1963. Peter Walne, County Archivist, Hertfordshire County Council, to Dr N J Barton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: land tax assessment for 1789 has Mrs Barton, occupier of property of George Orger, in parish of All Saints, Hertford; Minute Books of Hertford Monthly Meeting records John Barton as present on 7 July 1788 and five other meetings ending on 2 March 1789, when appointed to attend Quarterly Meeting; transfer certificate of John Barton, Elizabeth his wife and three infant children, Mary, Elizabeth and Barnard dated 7 May 1788 from Gracechurch Street, presented at Hertford on 2 June 1788; John Barton deceased 4 April [1789], Elizabeth, his wife, Mary, Elizabeth, Bernard and John recommended to Tottenham.
  98. Undated. `Epilogue' containing brief biographical details of Bernard, Maria, Elizabeth, John Barton, the younger.