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Comfort family financial records

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Dates

  • 1803-1912

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Howard Comfort (1850-1912) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 21, 1850, to Edward Comfort and Susan Edge Comfort. On May 16, 1872, Howard Comfort married Susan Wistar, the daughter of Thomas W. Wistar and Priscilla Foulke Wistar. The couple had one son, William Wistar Comfort (1874-1955). Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business during the years 1890 and 1907. Comfort died in Philadelphia on April 12, 1912, at nearly 62 years old.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (2 volumes)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.975.01.012 Howard Comfort diaries
  • HC.MC.833 Howard Comfort and Ezra Pound correspondence
  • HC.MC.975.10.002 Comfort family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
Title
Comfort family financial records, 1887-1901
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
November, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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