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Archives & Manuscripts

Strawbridge Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1114

Scope and Contents

Letters, journals, accounts of deceased Friends, genealogical records, Yearly Meeting Epistles, other items. Bulk of material concerns members of the Morris and Hacker families. Of special interest are the following: will of Deborah Morris, 1793; an account book for Beulah Morris, 1830, listing expenses incurred in assembling her trousseau and her diary of a journey to Niagara in 1828; a letter to Beulah M. Hacker from her sister, 7mo. 15, 1841, describing an early train ride; diary and letter of Jeremiah Hacker, telling of journeys in the ministry; a letter from Paschall Hacker to his father, 9mo. 18, 1861, describing Civil War activity in Philadelphia. Letter writers also include Moses Brown, Stephen Grellet and Anthony S. Morris.

Dates

  • 1776-1898

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Title
Strawbridge Family papers, 1776-1898
Description rules
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