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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
Creator:Hargraves, Nancy Sellers, 1898-1972
Title:Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers
Date(s):1692-1978
Call No:MSS 0684
Abstract:Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in north Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854.[...] The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives, as well as the ancestry and legacy, of several generations of Delawareans associated with Rockwood.
Subjects:Society of Friends | Gothic revival (Architecture)--Delaware--New Castle County | Quakers | Quakers--Delaware--History--19th century | More Subjects