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Overview The Cope-Evans papers cover the years 1683 to 2012 and detail the history of the inter-related Cope and Evans families, important Philadelphia-area Quakers. The papers are divided into four series: Personal and Family papers, Business papers, J. Morris Evans papers, and Miscellaneous.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of the Cope family's financial records, including an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the handwritten copies of nine of the logbooks of Thomas P. Cope's packet ships, as well as a folder of related materials.
Overview Letters, legal, business and financial papers, accounts, minutes, diary, portraits and other papers chiefly related to the Cope family of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Topics include business and civic interests in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting committe aiding German Separatists led by Joseph M. Bimeler (Baumler), Separation of 1827-1828, slavery and immigration of free blacks to Haiti, War of 1812, etc. Letters (1854-1857) of Thomas Garrett (1789-1871) discuss his work assisting...