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Richard Jones letter

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-253
This collection contains a letter written by Richard Jones to his cousin in 1861 during his time at Haverford. In the letter, Jones references his studies and his cousin's recent graduation.

Dates

  • 1861

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)

Extent

0.005 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains a letter written by Richard Jones.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Thomas Jones entered Haverford in 1859 and graduated in 1863. During his time at Haverford he was the Vice-President of the Loganian Society and President of the Athenaeum. He gave an address to the Logonian society about "The Literary Genius of America" in 1863. He was an iron merchant. He was born in Philadelphia PA in May 1844, the son of Jacob Paul Jones, Benefactor, and Mary Thomas. He died in Philadelphia PA on June 6, 1868. He married Marie Louise Bailey, dauther of Joseph T. and Marie Louise Bailey of Philadelphia on April 29, 1868. After Haverford he entered the counting-house of Morris and Jones.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

Original Source of Acquisition

Unknown

Processing Information

Processed by Alexandra Stern, completed April, 2019.
Title
Richard Jones letter
Author
Alexandra Stern
Date
April, 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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