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Joseph Foulke correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-162
Identifier: SFHL-SC-162


Includes his correspondence with family members and one letter from William Chandler, 1839-1861. Topics covered are family matters, Quaker meetings, politics, and almanacs.


  • Creation: 1839-1861


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This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Foulke Jr. was born to Joseph and Elizabeth (Shoemaker) Foulke of Gwynedd Monthly Meeting. Joseph Foulke, Jr. was a Quaker and worked as a wheelwright, was principal of Gwynedd Boarding School, and then earned his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1847. He worked as a doctor for the rest of his life. He served as a Clerk and then as an Elder for Buckingham Monthly Meeting.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (9 items (1 folder)))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--the Autograph Collection, 1992. Method of acquisition--Purchased from.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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