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Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-009
Overview This collection contains deeds, will, land and other property documents of the Bassett, Wright, and other families of Salem County, NJ, many of whom were Quakers.
Dates: 1676-1846

Elizabeth Cadwallader papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-188
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Elizabeth Cadwallader Comfort, and include certificates of removal, clippings, correspondence, diaries, extracts, recipe books, wills, and miscellaneous items from various members of her family.
Dates: 1835-1865

Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-309

Dillwyn & Hill family wills

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-010
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of George Dillwyn, and is chiefly comprised of copies of the wills of many members of his wife Sarah Hill Dillwyn’s family. The notebook also includes notes concerning family estates, brief genealogical information for the family, maps for partitioning of land according to the deceased’s will, and Dillwyn’s notes concerning actions taken in his role as executor. Included in the notebook are the wills of Richard Hill Sr, Richard Hill...
Dates: 1762-1801

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

John Hough estate account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-036
Overview The estate book of John Hough provides an inventory of Hough’s “goods and chattels” and the individuals who inherited portions of the estate. The items included in the inventory range were home goods, like furniture and cookware; farm equipment, like plows; and livestock.
Dates: 1807

John Ladd Howell correspondence received

 Collection
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

Samuel Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-108
Overview This collection is comprised of two items of Samuel Jones's papers, and includes a copy of his will, as well as a copy of an emancipation document for a family enslaved by Jones.
Dates: 1820, 1833

Knight Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-081
Overview The Knight family was a Quaker family from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly legal and business papers of Jacob P. Tyson, his wife, Mary B. Michener Tyson, and others. Also contains family correspondence, wills, deeds, estate papers, biographical and genealogical materials, marriage certificates, memorabilia, printed material, and pictures. Includes material relating to the Michener and Warner families.
Dates: 1737-1895

Legal documents

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-305
Overview This collection is comprised of the legal documents of various Quaker individuals and organizations.
Dates: 1693-1883

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Bassett family 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
French family 1
French, Robert, 1749-1811 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Hewes family 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Hough, John 1
Howell, John Ladd, 1738-1785? 1
Howell, John, 1713- 1
Jones, Samuel 1
Knight family 1
Ladd, John, -1740 1
Mason, Wilmer G. 1
McGrew, Samuel 1
Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871 1
Meredith, John, 1776-1825 1
Michener family 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Luke Wistar 1
Morris, Marriott Canby 1
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 1
Mott, John, 1783-1848 1
Perot, John 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Reinhardt family 1
Reinhardt, Anna Margaret Hewes, 1867-1955 1
Reinhardt, David Jones, 1867-1935 1
Reinhardt, Elizabeth Christine, 1878-1969 1
Reinhardt, Esther Meredith, 1872-1950 1
Reinhardt, Jesse Hawley, 1869-1939 1
Reinhardt, Lydia Ludwig, 1875-1967 1
Reinhardt, Mary Bailey, 1870-1962 1
Reinhardt, Rebecca Hawley, 1841-1914 1
Reinhardt, William Dell, 1830-1880 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, d. 1860 1
Rhoads, Lydia Wistar, b. 1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
Rhoads, Samuel, b. 1878 1
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, Jr., 1838-1880 1
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
Roberts family 1
Roberts, Asa, 1795-1859 1
Roberts, Josiah, 1783-1841 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
Tyson family 1
Tyson, Jacob P., ca. 1809-1883 1
Tyson, Mary B. Michener, ca. 1814-1889 1
Warner family 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Whitall, Israel Franklin 1
Whitall, John Mickle 1
Whitall, Mary Cope 1
Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 1
Wing, Sophia Rhoads, 1850-1901 1
Wright family 1
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