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Smyth family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-121

Abstract

This collection includes letters between David Smyth and his brothers Thomas and John, regarding business and family news. Also included are notes on the Smyth family genealogy and on the Welsh tract.

Dates

  • 1810-1819

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

David Smyth was a Quaker merchant of Wilmington, Delaware. He was born in 1783, the son of Thomas and Mary Smyth. Among his seven siblings were Thomas, born in 1773, and John, born in 1775. David Smyth died in 1866.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (5 folders.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Emily Cooper Johnson. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Creator

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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