Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim)
- Existence: 1768 - 1854
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012, and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.
Overview The Cope family's financial records include an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
Overview Letters, legal, business and financial papers, accounts, minutes, diary, portraits and other papers chiefly related to the Cope family of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Topics include business and civic interests in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting committe aiding German Separatists led by Joseph M. Bimeler (Baumler), Separation of 1827-1828, slavery and immigration of free blacks to Haiti, War of 1812, etc. Letters (1854-1857) of Thomas Garrett (1789-1871) discuss his work assisting...
Overview Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.
Scope and Contents This collection contains one volume, labeled Philomathian Society Minutes Vol 2. It includes minutes from the society's meetings, detailing conversations and debates held within the meetings.