The Quaker Ogdens in America: David Ogden of Ye Goode Ship "Welcome" and His Descendants 1682-1897

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J.B. Lippincott, 1898 - Ogden family - 245 pages

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Page 36 - according to the good order used amongst them, whose Proceedings therein, after a deliberate Consideration thereof, were approved by the said Meetings: They appearing Clear of all others.
Page 27 - Penn ; whose good conversation was very advantageous to all the company. His singular care was manifested in contributing to the necessities of many, who were sick of the small-pox, then on board ; out of which company about thirty died.
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