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Creator:Adams, Daniel J.
Title:Daniel J. Adams letter
Date(s):1782
Call No:MSS 0098, F0001
Abstract:Letter from Daniel Adams to Walter Stone, Financier's office, Philadelphia, concerning the collection of rent from a tenant, personal details about the health of Adams' family members, as well as[...] Adams' interest in procuring wholesale produce from the West Indies.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Peterson, Henry
Title:Henry Peterson court summons
Date(s):1765
Call No:MSS 0098, F0004
Abstract:Official document detailing a suit against Henry Peterson for non-payment of one hundred and fifty pounds owed to John and James Bayard.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Armitage, James
Title:New Castle County, Delaware, citizens petition
Date(s):1748
Call No:MSS 0098, F0012
Abstract:Petition by multiple citizens of New Castle County, Delaware, noting the activities of French and Spanish privateers in Delaware Bay and requesting the remove of vital records to a house[...] at Christiana Bridge for safekeeping.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Enoch, Benjamin
Title:Land deed between Benjamin Enoch, Mary Enoch, and John Stapler
Date(s):1772
Call No:MSS 0098, F0030
Abstract:One handwritten land deed between Benjamin Enoch, his wife, Mary Enoch, and John Stapler for a tract of land in New Castle County, Delaware.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Mifflin, Charles
Title:Charles Mifflin letter to Thomas Howard
Date(s):1780
Call No:MSS 0098, F0077
Abstract:A letter of friendship, presumed to be from Charles Mifflin (signed "Nimrod"), on behalf of the Wilmington Fishing Club, lamenting the group's lack of replies to Thomas Howard's previous letters[...] and their continued regard for him.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Fulton, Henry
Title:Margaret Murphy indenture
Date(s):1784
Call No:MSS 0098, F0079
Abstract:One document of indenture, binding Margaret Murphy to Henry Fulton as a housemaid for a period of three years.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:John Ross legal opinion
Date(s):1739
Call No:MSS 0098, F0080
Abstract:Document giving the legal opinion of John Ross on how money should be distributed from fines levied against forgers in New Castle, Delaware.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Linsay, William
Title:William Linsay warrant against John Wagg
Date(s):1782
Call No:MSS 0098, F0081
Abstract:William Linsay's landlord warrant against John Wagg for unpaid rent. The verso of the warrant bears an inventory of Wagg's household goods.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817
Title:Thomas McKean letter to Caesar Rodney
Date(s):1762
Call No:MSS 0098, F0094
Abstract:Letter from Thomas Mckean, Signer of the Constitution from Delaware, President of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Pennsylvania, to Delaware Governor Caesar Rodney, concerning McKean's inability to act as[...] Rodney's lawyer in a legal matter due to McKean's illness.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Rutherford, Alexander
Title:Alexander Rutherford receipt
Date(s):1778
Call No:MSS 0098, F0022
Abstract:A handwritten receipt acknowledging delivery of seven regimental coats from Thomas Rodney, Clothier General for Delaware State, for seven soldiers of the Delaware regiment working in the Continental shoe factory[...] in Newark, Delaware.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Creator:Boggan, Patrick, approximately 1725-1817
Title:Patrick Boggan letter to Thomas Lawrence
Date(s):1748
Call No:MSS 0098, F0076
Abstract:Letter from Captain Patrick Boggan, Revolutionary War leader, to Thomas Lawrence about the purchase of land in "Willing's Town," an early name for Wilmington, Delaware.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)--History--18th century | New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century