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This collection is comprised of the correspondence, prints, and legal papers of three Quaker families, Cope, Collins, and Morris. It primarily includes letters by Mary Ann Cope Morris and letters to Eliza Cope Collins; including the letter of the latter's husband William Morris describing cholera epidemic in Philadelphia, as well as abolitionist activity, Philadelphia Quaker life, Yearly Meetings and a trip through an Oneida Indian village with details about life there. In addition, there...
The commonplace book of the Morris family includes copied extracts from the journals of Margaret Morris, which include a description of Yellow Fever in Philadelphia in 1793, as well as copied poems, letters written by Mary Morris and Richard Hill Morris, and a clipped illustration depicting early settlers.
This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris’s estate, the executors of which were Samuel B. Morris and Elliston P. Morris. All letters were written by either Elliston P. Morris and Samuel B. Morris.