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William Penrose financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-022

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the estate account books of William Penrose. The volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances for the estate of William Penrose.

Dates

  • 1817-1830

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

William Penrose (1768-1816) was born in Philadelphia in 1768, the son of Thomas Penrose and Ann Dowding. Penrose was a member of the Pennsylvania Assembly. He married Annah (or Hannah), daughter of Ebenezer Norwood by his wife Abigail Emmes, in Boston, Massachusetts, in December of 1795. William Penrose died in Philadelphia in December, 1816.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

The estate account books of William Penrose generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances for the estate of William Penrose.

Acquisition

The William Penrose financial records were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1954 by Richard Cadbury.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
Title
William Penrose financial records, 1817-1830
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
November, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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