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Morris family letterbook

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.


  • 1855-1859


Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Elliston Perot Morris (1831-1914) was born May 22, 1831 in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Samuel B. Morris and Hannah Perot Morris. Morris married Martha Canby 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.


0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)





Related Materials

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

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November 2015.
Morris family letterbook, 1855-1859
Kara Flynn
November 2015
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