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Creator:Shipley, Thomas, 1784-1836
Title:Thomas Shipley letter to John Shipley
Call No:MSS 0098, F0082
Abstract:Letter from Thomas Shipley to his brother, John Shipley, about the high price of flour at the market.
Subjects:Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--18th century
Creator:Bringhurst, John, -1795
Title:Bringhurst & Co., receipt to Reynell Coates
Call No:MSS 0098, F0091
Abstract:A note of exchange between Reynell Coats and John Bringhurst and Co., stating that thirty pounds sterling should be paid to Reynell Coates thirty dates after the date of the[...] note.
Subjects:Philadelphia (Pa.)--History--18th century
Creator:Tilghman family
Title:Tilghman family papers
Call No:MSS 0524
Abstract:The Tilghman family papers, spanning the years 1730-1903 (bulk dates 1776-1810), comprises .3 linear ft. (102 items) of legal documents, legal correspondence, receipts, and financial records from this Maryland Eastern[...] Shore family.
Subjects:Lawyers--United States--History--18th century | Lawyers--United States--History--19th century | Courts--United States--History--18th century | Courts--United States--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:United States Custom House (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Title:Philadelphia Custom House records
Call No:MSS 0781
Abstract:The Philadelphia Custom House records consist of materials generated by and related to the United States Customs Service of the Port of Philadelphia from 1779 to 1932. These records illustrate[...] commercial and shipping interests, as well as foreign trade relations, in the United States from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. The materials also highlight the growth of the U.S. Customs Service as it took on new responsibilities and wielded greater authority over the course of the nineteenth century. In addition to documents related to shipping and paying duties, the collection also contains materials related to marine insurance, the internal administration of the Philadelphia Custom House, and the activity of ship crews.
Subjects:Shipping | Philadelphia (Pa.)--Commerce | Customs administration—Officials and employees | Drawbacks | More Subjects