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John Morton commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-026

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of a single volume commonplace book. The volume includes a copy of the will of Edward Warton, recipes for colored dyes, and excerpts organized by topic, including solitude, Barclay's apology, and Paradise Lost.

Dates

  • Undated.

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

John Morton was married to Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), who was a minister in the Society of Friends. They married in 1793 and lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The commonplace book of John Morton includes a copy of the will of Edward Warton, recipes for colored dyes, and excerpts organized by topic, including solitude, Barclay's apology, and Paradise Lost.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.955 Edward Wanton Smith papers
  • HC.MC.1136 Robinson family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
Title
John Morton commonplace book, undated
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
September, 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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