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Scope and Contents While it is clear that Edward M. Wistar (1852-1941) and his wife Margaret Collins Wistar (1853-1937) were Quakers, there is no information on the Dodge, White or Starin families, nor has any connection between the Wistars with the other families been established. Nonetheless, this collection has been classified as a Quaker collection, based on the Wistar connection.The primary letter writer is Mary A. Dodge White in the mid-19th century offering advice and thoughts on various...
Dates: 1941-circa 1950
Scope and Content note The correspondence, 1785-1840, primarily concerns lands belonging to Henry Drinker (1734-1809) near Southport, PA and with financial matters, though there is also a letter from John Pemberton to Drinker in 1792 inviting him to dine with Indians. Letter writers include George Churchman, Rebecca Jones, John Pemberton, David Sands, Samuel Fisher, George Dillwyn, William Dillwyn, Henry Drinker and others. One letter is from William Alexander to Nathan Kite in 1840.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and manuscripts collected by C. Willis Edgerton. It includes a selection of items, including: "Copy of the opinion of Counsel concerning the Meeting property of Friends of Philadelphia, 1828;" letters from Emma Waln Hires and Charles Hires, 1919, relating to the Society of Friends and a concern for the "decadence" within the Society, naming such Friends as Henry Cadbury and Rufus Jones; and two letters from Robert Simkin, 1925,...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence among members of the Edwards family. Letters are primarily written by Samuel H. and William L. Edwards and contain family news.
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, deeds, surveyors' maps, wills, accounts, other; mainly the papers of William Cox Ellis (1787-1871) and Charles Ellis (1800-1874), pertaining to administration of family affairs.
Dates: circa 1798-1884