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Morris family letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-030

Scope and Contents

This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’s 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

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Elliston Perot Morris (1831-1914) was born May 22, 1831, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel B. Morris and Hannah Perot Morris. Morris married Martha Canby on March 21, 1861, and the couple had four children: Marriott Canby Morris (b. 1863), Elizabeth Canby Morris (b. 1866), Samuel Buckley Morris (b. 1868), and E. Perot Morris (b. 1872). Morris died on December 3, 1914.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’s 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.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.02.014 Elliston P. Morris letterbook
  • HC.MC.950.046 Cope-Collins-Morris family papers
  • HC.MC.1008 Morris-Sansom family papers
  • HC.MC.1191 Morris-Shinn-Maier collection
  • HC.MC.975.02.015 Samuel B. Morris letterbooks
  • HC.MC.950.131 Morris family papers
  • HC.MC.975.08.018 Morris family financial records
  • HC.MC.1147 Perot family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
Title
Morris family letterbook, 1855-1859
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
November, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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