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Samuel Rowland Fisher correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-069
Scope and Content note This collection includes 25 handwritten letters of the personal correspondence between Samuel Rowland Fisher and his friends and family, as well as a number of photocopies. The letters and accounts were written to Samuel Rowland Fisher while he was in England on a business trip for his father's firm, Joshua Fisher & Sons of Philadelphia, a shipping-importing business. The materials are from merchants in England, including Thomas and William Dillworth and others and give insight into Quaker...
Dates: 1767-1768

Francis A. Harvey Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-246
Overview This collection contains 18 diaries/daybooks kept by Francis A. Harvey, a birthright Quaker. Harvey lived in many parts of the United States as part of his work for the S.S. Kresge Company. The diaries detail the lives and travels of Francis Harvey and his Mennonite wife, Elsie Harvey.
Dates: 1928-1942, 1962-2001

Isaac Hicks Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-197
Overview Isaac Hicks (1767-1820) was a New York Quaker merchant. He established a large fleet of international trading vessels and financially helped to support his cousin, Edward Hicks (1780-1849), the Pennsylvania Quaker folk artist. Isaac Hicks traveled extensively with his cousin, Elias Hicks (1748-1830), the New York Quaker minister. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Isaac Hicks, including letters from Isaac Hicks to his wife describing religious journeys taken with Elias...
Dates: 1798-ca. 1956 (bulk 1798-1818)

Richard Hockley letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Richard Hockley and contains business correspondence. The majority of letters in the volume are written by Richard Hockley on his travels for the business interests of Thomas Hyam, a London merchant. Letters are written from a variety of locations, including Barbados, Charleston, S.C., and Philadelphia, Pa.
Dates: 1737-1742, 1965-1967

John Ladd Howell correspondence received

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-060
Abstract The collection contains correspondence received by Philadelphia Quaker merchant John Ladd Howell and his family. The majority of the letters were sent by his father, John Howell, addresseed to him and to his mother during extended absences in North and South Carolina and Georgia. The letters concern family business with fatherly advice to his son, some local commentary, and mention of mistreatment of the Indians. Of interest is a letter from Richard Waln from the Barbadoes. Also included is the...
Dates: 1733-1764; bulk 1753-1764; Majority of material found within 1753 - 1764

Jenkins Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-211
Overview The Jenkins family papers include journals, a letterbook, other miscellaneous correspondence and a variety of other material. Of particular note are the journals and copybook kept by Jabez Jenkins, a Quaker merchant. The documents from Canton were apparently assembled for his children after the death of their mother and contain parental advice on a variety of subjects. Another letter, written in 1741 from Sophia Hume to Madam Shettele, provides information about her attitude towards rationalism...
Dates: 1741-1877

Jenkins family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-190
Abstract Papers of the Jabez Jenkins family of Pennsylvania, 1829-1849. Includes "On board the Packet Ship George Washington Capt. Holdrege Liverpool to New York 1833: Some Recollections of England &c." 1833, manuscript Recollections of travel in England and Scotland in 1833 by Jabez Jenkins. Jenkins stopped for a relatively short time in England, on his way home to Philadelphia from Canton. Observations were largely of architecture and industry in London, Birmingham, Staffordshire, Manchester,...
Dates: 1829-1854

William Jones financial records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-014
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the business ledgers of William Jones. The volumes record mortgages, rent payments, taxes, and account balances for various Quaker individuals.
Dates: 1845-1861

Christopher Marshall Jr. account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-016
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Christopher Marshall Jr., and records the accounts of various individuals, including payments made and account balances.
Dates: 1771-1796

Mitchell Family letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-959
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised primarily of letters exchanged between various members of the Mitchell family. Each folder contains all of the letters authored by one family member or by an individual connected to the Mitchell family. Each author’s letters tend to follow a similar pattern; they are addressed to the same recipients and are fairly consistent in terms of their structure and content. The themes of the collection as a whole, however, vary widely. Many of the letters are informal,...
Dates: 1830 - 1911

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Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
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Baxter, Mary, 1830-1918 1
Baxter, William, 1824-1886 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Ann Harvey (FHL donor) 1
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Cope, Annette 1
Cope, Caroline E. (Caroline Elizabeth) 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, E. D. (Edward Drinker) 1
Cope, Elizabeth Stewardson 1
Cope, William D. (William Drinker) 1
Dolobran Mining Company 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West) 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Anne Tall 1
Evans, Francis Algernon 1
Evans, J. Morris 1
Evans, Rachel Reeve Cope 1
Fisher, Miers, 1748-1819 1
Garrett, Thomas, 1789-1871 1
Gibbons, J. S. (James Sloan), 1810-1892 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore 1
Gross, E. Tudor (Edward Tudor), 1878- 1
Guest family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Haines, Henry 1
Harrison, Hannah 1
Harvey, Francis A. (Francis Adolphus), 1905- 1
Hicks family 1
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howell, John Ladd, 1738-1785? 1
Howell, John, 1713- 1
Hume, Sophia, 1701-1774 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 1
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Jones, William 1
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Leeds, Barclay R., 1834-1918 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
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Maier, Paul David Irwin 1
Maier, William Morris 1
Marriott, Charles 1
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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Mitchell, Anna I. 1
Mitchell, George Justice 1
Mitchell, George Lippincott 1
Mitchell, J. Howard 1
Mitchell, Mary Ella 1
Mitchell, Tracy Iredell 1
Morris, Caspar 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1772-1859 1
Morris, Catharine Wistar, 1840-1922 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Morris, Henry 1
Morris, Israel 1
Morris, Israel Wistar 1
Morris, Levi 1
Morris, Luke Wistar 1
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