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Benjamin Ferris family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-039
Abstract This collection includes letters between Benjamin Ferris and his wife Hannah, his daughters Deborah and Anna M., and his son David. The letters primarily concern farming and local news. One letter by Benjamin Ferris to his daughter describes in detail his encounter with the dancer Fanny Essler. Also included in the collection are several invitations to Deborah Ferris.
Dates: 1839-1842

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  • Library: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College X
  • Subject: Quakers -- Delaware X
  • Names: Ferris, Hannah, 1793-1860 X