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Archives & Manuscripts

"The Vision of Isaac Childs"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-019

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of three handwritten copies of the manuscripts of "The Vision of Isaac Childs, which he saw in the year 1757, concerning Pennsylvania, the land of his nativity."

Dates

  • 1757

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Isaac Childs (1734-1769) was born in 1734 in Plumstead, Pa., the son of Cephas Child (1690-1756) and Mary Atkinson (1698-1756). He died in April, 1769 in Abington, Pa.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet

Language

English

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related materials

  • MC 1184 Families of Philadelphia collection
  • MC 1167 Vaux collection of correspondence, documents and graphics

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September 2015.
Title
"The Vision of Isaac Childs," 1757
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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