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Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Friends' Reading Room Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-013
Scope and Contents This volume contains two sets of materials. The first is the minutes of the Friends' Reading Room Association, from 1835 - 1842, from the organization of the association, until its resolution. The minutes describe the ongoings of the association, including acquisitions and memberships. It also details the decision to close the library, and its dissolution. Samuel F. Troth was secretary for this association at that time. The second is a register of members of the Western District...
Dates: 1835-1886

Morris family letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-030
Scope and Content note This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’ estate, the executors of which were Samuel B. Morris and Elliston P. Morris. All letters were written by either Elliston P. Morris and Samuel B. Morris.
Dates: 1855-1859

Morris Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1008
Scope and Contents A collection of papers of several generations and descendants of Anthony Morris and Samuel Sansom, prominent Quaker families of Philadelphia and Germantown, reflecting two centuries of cultural and religious life, and particularly informative on social and economic developments. Among the papers are: letters of Anthony Morris, 1715, and Anthony Morris, Jr., 1759; Samuel B. Morris, accounts of his travels abroad, commerce and shipping, bills of lading, receipts, insurance, 1798-1815; his...
Dates: 1715-1925

Samuel Buckley Morris letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the letterbooks of Samuel B. Morris. The first volume contains business correspondence, and the second volume contains both business and personal correspondence.
Dates: 1815-1842