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Archives & Manuscripts

John Ewer letters

Identifier: HC.MC-957

Scope and Contents

Letters of John Ewer, London to Owen Biddle (1737-1799), Philadelphia. Ewer was supplying Biddle, a Philadelphia merchant, with fabric of various kinds and patterns. Most of the letters deal with shipping this merchandise to Biddle and payment for same. There are references to the increasing difficulties between Great Britain and the Colonies in Ewer's letters of 1775-6.


  • 1772 - 1776

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open to research use.

Copyright and Rights Information

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1 boxes (3 folders, 27 items in 1 box)



John Ewer letters 1772-1776
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