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Scope and Contents note This collection includes 43 original, bound, handwritten volumes of Joshua Baily’s personal diaries, spanning the majority of his adult life. Baily began keeping diaries at the age of nineteen and continued to write daily entries throughout his life, though diaries for the years 1857-1878 are missing. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries describe his attendance at both religious and secular lectures, and his attendance at...
Scope and Contents The collection primarily consists of the correspondence and papers of members of twelve different families in the Philadelphia area. A great deal of the correspondence relates to concern for health and relationships among family members. The papers are often concerned with matters of business as well as estates, both in terms of the exchange of property, but also as property and possessions of deceased family members. Many of the principals in the collection traveled for business or pleasure....
Overview Primarily commonplace books of Susan H. Loyd (1802?-1857), there is also a diary of Loyd's (1818-1828)and a book of financial receipts for William Brown, 1795-1818, as well as a commonplace book kept by Sarah Loyd.
Dates: 1795 - 1879
Scope and Contents This collection contains one item, which is a genealogy of the Samuel Lloyd and Rachel Braithwaite family. It is typed, and was created in 1914 by an unknown author. It includes description of five generations of their descendents.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the six volumes of the Lloyd family commonplace books. Volumes include extracts, poetry, and literary quotes.
Scope and Content note This collection includes a variety of diaries of the Lloyd family, including three anonymous diaries, one diary written by Mary Ann Lloyd, one by Sarah Lloyd, and one by Susan Lloyd. Diary entries are generally related to religion, Quaker meetings, and social calls. Some volumes includes extracts or poetry.
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