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Overview The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.
Overview The Morris family financial records include account books, trustee accounts, and receipt books. Volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume recipe book of Margaret Hill Morris. This recipe book includes multiple recipes for pickling, drying, or otherwise preserving meat, eggs, and cream. A large number of recipes in this volume are for various ailments and illnesses, from adults to infants.
- Quaker women 2
- Quakers 2
- Food -- History 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 1
- Quaker businesspeople 1
- Quakers -- Family relationships 1
- Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
- Yellow fever 1
- account books 1
- commonplace books 1
- cookbooks 1
- correspondence 1
- diaries 1
- financial records 1 ∧ less
- Morris family 2
- Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
- Morris, Luke Wistar 1
- Morris, Marriott Canby 1