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Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the personal account books of John S. Haines. The volumes record Haines' expenses, payments to various individuals and businesses, and his account balances at the end of each year.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume receipt book of David Halstead. The volume includes amounts received from various individuals, as well as affirmations of membership in the Society of Friends as a reason for objection to carrying arms.
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of Elizabeth Hooton's receipt books. Entries include payments made by Hooton, who they were paid to, and for what. The majority of expenses recorded in the volumes are payments for rent, monthly washing, and yearly taxes.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume estate book of John Hough. The volume provides an inventory of Hough’s “goods and chattels” and the individuals who inherited portions of the estate. The items included in the inventory range were home goods, like furniture and cookware, farm equipment, like plows, and livestock.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book for doctors James and Drinker. The volume records payments made and received. Payments were often made in bonds or cash.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of six folders of the Janney family papers, and includes family correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, legal papers, maps, and photographs.
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of the business ledgers of William Jones. The volumes record mortgages, rent payments, taxes, and account balances for various Quaker individuals.