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Creator:Lenox, David, 1753-1828
Title:Major David Lenox papers
Date(s):1782-1832
Call No:MSS 0649
Abstract:Major David Lenox (1753-1828) served in the Revolutionary War and later became a successful merchant, Federal marshal, diplomat, and banker in Philadelphia. This collection consists of one linear foot of[...] correspondence relating to David Lenox's career following the Revolutionary War. In particular, these letters focus on land speculation, duties in the Whiskey Rebellion, executorship of estates, banking, personal business and household receipts, and records relating to the settlement of his estate.
Subjects:Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794 | Banks and banking--History--18th century | Banks and banking--History--19th century | Land speculation--Pennsylvania--History--18th century | More Subjects
Creator:Hulings, David Watts, 1793-1858
Title:David Watts Hulings papers
Date(s):1796-1850
Call No:MSS 0575
Abstract:The business records of nineteenth-century lawyer, land investor, and businessman David Watts Hulings of Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. In addition to legal documents - case judgments and settlements, depositions, power[...] of attorneys, and summonses - the collection also includes deeds, leases, letters, and bank checks.
Subjects:Lawyers--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Iron industry and trade--Pennsylvania--History--19th century | Banks and banking--History--19th century | Lawyers | More Subjects