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Creator:Talley, Samuel M., 1815-1896
Title:Samuel M. Talley trigonometry notebook and account book
Date(s):1833-1863
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0112
Abstract:This trigonometry and surveying notebook belonged to Samuel M. Talley, who lived in Brandywine Hundred, near Wilmington, Delaware, in the nineteenth century. The notebook features mathematical problems and solutions related[...] to the principles of trigonometry and the surveying of land. The latter part of the volume contains an account book listing wages due for farm labor.
Subjects:Agriculture--Delaware--History--19th century | Education--Curricula--History--19th century | Surveying--Mathematics | Trigonometry--Problems, exercises, etc | More Subjects
Creator:McDowell, John, Jr.
Title:John McDowell, Jr., account detail
Date(s):1849
Call No:MSS 0098, F0089
Abstract:Single page from an account book which details the sale of clover seed from A. Wright, in Philadelphia, to John McDowell, Jr.
Subjects:Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--19th century
Creator:Batten, Mahlon, 1819-1888
Title:Mahlon and James Batten family papers
Date(s):1832-1874
Call No:MSS 0793
Abstract:This collection consists of four volumes containing tax assessments, mathematical exercises, accounts, memoranda, and school compositions created by Mahlon and James Batten of Pencader Hundred, Delaware, between 1832 and 1874.
Subjects:Tax assessment | Tax collection | Education--Delaware--History--19th century | Mathematics--Problems, exercises, etc | More Subjects
Creator:Dussauce, H. (Hippolyte), 1829-1869
Title:Hippolyte Dussauce papers
Date(s):1843-1869
Call No:MSS 0156
Abstract:The Hippolyte Dussauce Papers reflect the life and work of the chemist during the years of 1860-1869. The papers include letters of inquiry from chemists, inventors, druggists and others[...] to Dussauce for formulae and advice. Several copy books kept by Dussauce reflect his responses to some of these inquiries. The correspondence section also contains the letters of Henry Carey Baird, Dussauce's publisher, to Dussauce.
Subjects:Chemistry, Technical | Advertising--History--19th century
Creator:Layton, C. S. (Caleb Sipple), 1798-1882
Title:Caleb S. Layton papers
Date(s):1845-1881
Call No:MSS 0098, F0147
Abstract:Consists of ten letters, one receipt, and one account book belonging to nineteenth-century Delaware attorney, legislator, and judge Caleb S. Layton (1798-1882), reflecting his legal career and personal life and[...] finances.
Subjects:Lawyers--Correspondence | Lawyers--Delaware--History--19th century | Lawyers | Georgetown (Del.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Smith, Charles, 1765-1836
Title:Charles Smith papers
Date(s):1795-1847
Call No:MSS 0539
Abstract:The Charles Smith papers consists of 1.6 linear feet of material including a collection of trial notes, letters pertaining to his career as a lawyer and judge, business receipts, papers[...] related to state business, personal letters and bank books, all of which range from 1795 to 1847.
Subjects:Justice, Administration of--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Lawyers--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Lawyers | Judges
Creator:Albertson family
Title:Albertson family papers
Date(s):1774-1880
Call No:MSS 0255
Abstract:The Albertson family papers consist of 1.2 linear feet of material related to this Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania family. The collection spans the dates 1774-1889, and the bulk of the material[...] dates between 1800-1862. The collection includes a variety of correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, account books, ledgers, checks, composition books, reports, contracts, and notes. The collection provides a detailed description of the lives of the Albertson family, especially emphasizing the family's finances. It also provides valuable historical information on the Friends Meeting House at Plymouth, local economy and businesses, and the Plymouth Railroad.
Subjects:Pennsylvania--History--18th century | Pennsylvania--History--19th century
Creator:Townsend, Joseph Brevitt, 1821-1896
Title:Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers
Date(s):1810-1917
Call No:MSS 0525
Abstract:The Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers, spanning the dates 1810-1917 (bulk dates 1840-1896), document the professional career, and to a lesser extent the personal life, of the Philadelphia lawyer, Joseph Brevitt[...] Townsend.
Subjects:Probate law and practice--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Probate courts--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Circuit courts--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History--19th century | Law--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Townsend, Joseph Brevitt, 1821-1896
Title:Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers supplement
Date(s):1800-1920
Call No:MSS 0525
Abstract:Joseph Brevitt Townsend (1821-1896) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer who practiced estate law and acted as legal consultant to several commercial, insurance, and trust companies. The Joseph Brevitt Townsend papers[...] supplement, spanning the dates 1800-1920, contains substantial additions to the original collection and documents the professional career of the Philadelphia lawyer. The supplement comprises 5.8 linear feet of legal and personal correspondence, wills and estate records, legal proceedings, legal account and receipt books, and other judicial and financial records.
Subjects:Estates (Law)--Pennsylvania | Probate law and practice--Pennsylvania | Probate courts--Pennsylvania | Law--Pennsylvania | More Subjects