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Christopher Marshall Jr. account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-016

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Christopher Marshall Jr., and records the accounts of various individuals, including payments made and account balances.

Dates

  • 1771-1796

Creator

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Christopher Marshall (1709-1797) was born the sixth month of 1709 in Dublin, Ireland. In 1727 or 1729, Marshall traveled to Philadelphia after being disinherited by his family. He joined the Society of Friends at Middletown in Bucks county, Pa. Beginning in 1736, Marshall worked in manufacturing chemicals in Philadelphia. In 1735 or 1736, he married Sarah Thompson, and the couple had four children. He later married Abigail Fisher Cooper. In 1777, he moved to Lancaster, Pa. He died May 4, 1797 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November 2015.
Title
Christopher Marshall Jr. account book, 1771-1796
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
November 2015
Description rules
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Script of description
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Language of description note
English

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