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Smith family commonplace book

Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-050

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book featuring writings from the Smith family.


  • Creation: Undated.


Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Richard Smith (1699-1751) was born July 5, 1699, in Burlington, New Jersey, the son of Samuel Smith and Elizabeth Lovett. He married Abigail Rapier in August of 1719, and the couple had one child, John Smith (1722-1771). Smith married Jane Kirkbridge in 1741, after the death of his first wife. He died in November of 1751, in Berth Amboy, New Jersey.

John Smith (1722-1771) was born in Burlington, New Jersey, on January 20, 1771, the son of Richard Smith and Abigail Rapier. He married Hannah Logan on October 7, 1748, in Germantown, Pennsylvania, and the couple had four children: Sarah Logan Smith (1749), James Smith (1750), Hannah Smith (1753), and John Smith (1761). Smith died on March 26, 1771, in Burlington, New Jersey.


0.02 linear ft. (1 volume)

Language of Materials



This commonplace book features writings from the Smith family.



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Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October, 2015.

Smith family commonplace book, undated
Kara Flynn
October, 2015
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