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Archives & Manuscripts

correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Morris family commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-065
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume commonplace book of the Morris family. It 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.

Benjamin Smith letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-036
Overview This collection is composed of the single handwritten letterbook of Benjamin Smith. The volume is comprised of personal correspondence primarily addressed to Smith’s father Daniel in Burlington between the dates of August 25th and October 17th, 1793, believed to have been copied by a family member in Burlington, New Jersey. Topics covered in Smith’s correspondence relate primarily to the ongoing yellow fever epidemic of 1793, with particular focus on the health of Smith’s family members. Also...