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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Joshua L. Baily account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-001
Overview This volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794 to 1795, and was later repurposed as a diary or timeline of events, dated from 1826 to 1915. The section of the volume that acts as an account book includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically, and entries record amounts paid or owned, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Goods listed are mainly dry goods and lumber, including: flour, "middling" (bulk goods of medium grade), hog feed, cornmeal,...
Dates: 1794-1915

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Israel Howell Birdsall account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-002
Overview Entries in the account book of Israel Howell Birdsall record amounts paid or owed, goods purchased, and currency used. Majority of entries include the purchase and sale of: oil, oil meal (used as food for livestock), flax seed, plaster, beans, apples, and butter. The volume includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically.
Dates: 1810-1819

Josiah H. Branson account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Overview This account book records Josiah H. Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots; repairing shoes, slippers, and boots; and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.
Dates: 1860-1862

Comfort family financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004
Overview This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.
Dates: 1803-1912

Cope family financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-005
Overview The Cope family's financial records include an account book, a Pennsylvania bank account book, and two family cash books. The collection includes both business and personal financial records.
Dates: 1789-1883

Charles C. Cresson account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-006
Overview Charles C. Cresson's account book includes cash accounts for each year and tracks his income per year, “securities” (stocks, bonds, etc.), and expenses per year.
Dates: 1837-1867

George Dillwyn financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-007
Overview This collection is comprised of the two volumes of financial records of George Dillwyn, including a receipt book and an account book.
Dates: 1761-1820

Jacob R. Elfreth account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-009
Overview The account book of Jacob R. Elfreth, who served for many years as the treasurer of the Darby Preparative Meeting, includes names of members, their occupations, and cash balances for each member.
Dates: 1877-1906

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Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) 1
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Birdsall, Israel Howell 1
Branson, Josiah H. 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 1
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 1
Comfort family 1
Comfort, Howard 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Cresson, Charles C. 1
Darby Preparative Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1924) 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elliott Baldwin Hunt 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gibbons, Joseph 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Haines, Ann 1
Haverford College 1
Hawley family 1
Hawley, Jesse, 1806-1887 1
Hawley, Joseph, 1760-1856 1
Hawley, Rebecca Meredith, 1766-1851 1
Hewes family 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
James, Rachel P. (Rachel Painter), 1792-1863 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Asa M., 1802-1877 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
John J. Tyler Arboretum (Media, Pa.) 1
Leeds, Josiah W. (Josiah Woodward) 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Marshall, Christopher 1
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Matlack, Mordecai 1
Meredith, Ann Mendenhall, 1776-1871 1
Meredith, John, 1776-1825 1
Middletown Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 1
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Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Minshall family 1
Minshall, Jacob, 1738-1817 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Ann Pancoast 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Morris, Luke Wistar 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morris, Marriott Canby 1
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Painter, Enos, 1773-1857 1
Painter, Jacob, 1814-1876 1
Painter, Minshall, 1801-1873 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
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Philbrook, Josiah 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Provident Society for the Employment of the Poor 1
Purdy family 1
Purdy, William, d. 1847 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
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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
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
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