Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim)
- Existence: 1768 - 1854
Found in 4 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.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of the Cope family's financial records, including an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
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.