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Matlack Family papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1120

Scope and Contents

These papers include journals, diaries, account books, commonplace books and poetry of the Matlack family, as well as some other families (Roberts and Stackhouse among others) plus 3 boxes of letters, genealogical materials, and other papers. Included among the papers is "Notes Taken from Samuel Spavold's Testimony," signed by Anthony Benezet (n.d.); a copy of George Keith's Journal of Travels...on the Continent of North America, printed in London, 1706; an announcement of a visit he will pay to Pennsylvania by Elias Hicks (n.d.); an account of the manner in which he met his wife, by Phineas Pemberton (n.d.); and a letter to Samuel Emlen, describing the death of John Woolman by Esther Tuke written in York, 10mo. 14, 1772. There is also a map of the Meetings within the Limits of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1897.


  • 1685-1900


.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)



Matlack Family papers, 1685-1900
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