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Letters, addresses, petitions, agreements, rent rolls and reports, 1742, 1769, 1772, 1780-1794, 1802, 1915-1916, undated

 File — Box: 7

Scope and Contents

Includes: items concerning John Young Jr's debt to overseers; rent rolls; a letter from Anthony Benezet to Israel Pemberton concerning Benzenet's application for a teaching position; a letter to the overseers from John Wilson resigning and protesting against teaching Latin to poor children; Address to the overseers in Latin and English by eight students requesting a place to meet; Petition to overseers by students of the mathematical school for a yard; Petition to overseers by students of mathematical and Latin schools asking for special hours in summer; Letter to overseers from Joshua Fisher and six other friends proposing a school building near Pine St.; and other various letters related to the business of the the public school.

Dates

  • 1742, 1769, 1772, 1780-1794, 1802, 1915-1916, undated

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

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