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Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Haines diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-033
Overview John S. Haines's "Farm and Garden" diary entries detail the weather, farm work done each day, harvests, planting, and crops yielded. Entries also describe farm-related business, including the sale of crops and the purchasing of farm equipment.
Dates: 1839-1865

Mordecai Matlack diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-044
Overview Mordecai Matlack was a Quaker farmer in the vicinity of Byberry Township, just outside of Philadelphia. The majority of his diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls, and daily farm work.
Dates: 1838-1887

Samuel Morton receipt book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-020
Overview The receipt book of Samuel Morton records payments made to various individuals for goods and services, generally related to Morton's grange farm.
Dates: 1846-1881

Isaac Norris notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-044
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of notebooks of Isaac Norris, largely related to agriculture.
Dates: 1747-1763

Smedley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-319
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Smedley family, a large and prominent Quaker family of Penncrest Farm, Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The family was related to the Kite and Sharples/Sharpless families of Chester and Delaware Counties. The papers include significant correspondence of the Kite family, especially Thomas Kite (1785-1845) and Mary Kite (1792-1861), both prominent...
Dates: 1751 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1950