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Archives & Manuscripts

Hill family

 Family

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Deeds and Documents

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-990A
Overview This collection includes an assortment of legal documents, including deeds, marriage certificates, indentures, and leases.
Dates: 1688-1880

Hill family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-020
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume commonplace book of an unidentified author by the last name of Hill. The volume includes extracts of "Extraordinary Escape," and a copied letter from the Bishop of London to George the Third at his accession to the Throne. It also includes extracts on various topics, including: hypochondriacs, dependents, despair, death, spring, learning, poets, fiction, friends, pride, ambition, religion, retirement, adversity, affectation, and war.
Dates: 1769

Robert Hill papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-057
Abstract This collection includes wills and deeds of Robert Hill and pages from a family record which document the births and deaths of the Hill, Shaw, and Wright families.
Dates: 1835-1845

Gulielma M. Howland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1000
Abstract In these papers collected by Gulielma Howland are letters or other writings of such notable Quakers as George Dillwyn, Susanna Dillwyn, Samuel Emlen, John Fothergill,, Rebecca Grellet, Hannah Griffitts, Sarah Moore Grimke, Hill family, Margaret H. Hilles, James Logan, Margaret Hill Morris, Milcah Martha Moore, James and John Pemberton,, Daniel B. Smith, John Smith, Margaret H. Smith, Roberts Vaux, Daniel Wheeler and Thomas Wistar.
Dates: ca. 1700-1867

Shaw Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-188
Overview Accounts, correspondence, indentures, and family papers which relate to the descendents of Samuel Shaw (1710-1781), Quaker farmer of Richland, Pennsylvania, and related families including Hill, Heacock, Foulke, and Rawlings. Some of his descendents moved to Ohio and Indiana. Letters from family members in Ohio give details of daily life and customs of Quaker families and sense of the hardships endured on the frontier.
Dates: 1737-1890