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Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume commonplace book of the Morris family. It includes copied extracts from the journals of margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.
Scope and Contents Letters, journals, accounts of deceased Friends, genealogical records, Yearly Meeting Epistles, other items. Bulk of material concerns members of the Morris and Hacker families. Of special interest are the following: will of Deborah Morris, 1793; an account book for Beulah Morris, 1830, listing expenses incurred in assembling her trousseau and her diary of a journey to Niagara in 1828; a letter to Beulah M. Hacker from her sister, 7mo. 15, 1841, describing an early train ride; diary and letter...