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George Dillwyn financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-007

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the two volumes of financial records of George Dillwyn, including a receipt book and an account book.

Dates

  • 1761-1820

Creator

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

George Dillwyn (1738-1820) was born April 26, 1738 in Philadelphia, Pa. He married Sarah Hill in 1759. Dillwyn was unsuccessful in business, but was recognized as a minister in 1766. In 1784, he and his wife traveled to England and the continent of Europe on a religious visit, along with Sarah Grubb, Mary Dudley, Sarah Dillwyn, and Robert Grubb. In 1793, Dillwyn and his wife again visited England, where they stayed for nine years. George Dillwyn died June 23, 1820 in Burlington, N.J.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • MC.975.01.017 William Dillwyn diary
  • MC.975.09.001 Ackworth School, England records
  • MC 852 Anthony Benezet letters
  • MC.975.11.010 Dillwyn & Hill family wills
  • MC.975.03.009 George Dillwyn commonplace book
  • MC 955 Edward Wanton Smith papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November 2015.
Title
George Dillwyn financial records, 1761-1820
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
November 2015
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Language of description note
English

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