Guide to the Thomas Burns Marriott Diary, 1834-1837

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Collection Details

Collection Number:
Thomas Burns Marriott Diary
Marriott, Thomas Burns
Nantucket Historical Association
Material is in English.

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Restrictions to Use: No usage restrictions.

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Preferred Citation: Thomas Burns Marriott Diary, Nantucket Historical Association.

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Subject Headings

  • Personal Name
    • Marriott, Thomas Burns.
  • Genre Term
    • Journals (Diaries).
  • Topical Term
    • Quakers.

Biographical Information

Thomas Burns Marriott was part of the Society of Friends located in Cayuga County, N.Y., in the 1830s.

The Friends of Cayuga County received Quakers from the Society of Friends from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Long Island, New York City, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

Scope and Content

The Thomas Burns Marriott diary includes commentary on Marriott family affairs, local events, and the Society of Friends in the vicinity of Aurora, Auburn, Union Springs, Cayuga, and Ithaca, N.Y. The diary mentions the names of individuals from Nantucket, Mass., who were in Cayuga County in the 1830s.


  • Folder 1 Thomas Burns Marriott diary, 1934-1937

Processing Information

Processed by NHA staff. Finding aid by Abbie Minard and Amelia Holmes, July 2018 with additional description by Sarah Lerner in September 2018.

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