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Daniel Sharpless family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-116

Abstract

This collection primarily includes financial papers, bills, receipts and bonds, signed by Daniel Sharpless, Jr. or by his father, Daniel Sharpless.

Dates

  • 1734-1862 [bulk 1734-1808]

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Sharpless Jr. was a Quaker born in 1751 in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, the son of Daniel and Sarah Sharpless. He served as Overseer of Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends from 1776-1804. He died in 1842.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (6 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Arnold V. Stubenrauch. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1971.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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