Jacob R. Elfreth account book
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Jacob R. Elfreth, who served for many years as the treasurer of the Darby Preparative Meeting. This volume was the record kept by Elfreth as treasurer of the meeting, and includes names of members, their occupations, and cash balances for each member.
- Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 (Person)
The collection is open for research use.
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Jacob R. Elfreth, the son of Jacob R. Elfreth Sr. and Abigail Pierce Elfreth, was born on October 22, 1837, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Initially apprenticed for five years to J.R. Sowers & Co., dry goods, Elfreth started a carpet business with his brother, James Elfreth. Elfreth Jr. never married and died November 14, 1924, in Landsdowne, Pennsylvania.
0.08 Linear Feet (1 volume)
The account book of Jacob R. Elfreth, who served for many years as the treasurer of the Darby Preparative Meeting, includes names of members, their occupations, and cash balances for each member.
The Jacob R. Elfreth account book was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1941 by Susanna Smedley.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
- Jacob R. Elfreth account books, 1877-1906
- Kara Flynn
- November, 2015
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