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Scope and Contents This collection consists of a minute book kept by the Executive Committee of the Seventh Ward Relief Association of Philadelphia during 1857 and 1858. It includes clippings of editorials in Phildelphia Evening Journal from 1860-1864.
Dates: Inclusive Nov. 27, 1857- March 27, 1858
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence written while Hancock was in Philadelphia as a representative of Virginia in the 3rd and 4th U.S. Congresses. The letter of Dec. 15, 1793, describes his living conditions and comments on the Algerian capture of American vessels; that of March 25, 1796, gives instructions to his overseer in Botetourt County, Va.
Dates: Inclusive 1793-1796
Scope and Contents This letter from March 24, 1791 to Henry Knox discusses Hancock's sending two quintals of fish to be shipped from Boston to Philadelphia.
Scope and Contents This collection is a typescript of Rouse's book 'The great wagon road from Philadelphia to the south,' which contains editorial notes.
Scope and Contents In this letter to Colonel Benjamin B. Jordan, dated April 1, 1880, Letcher asks for advice on a potential business transaction. Philidelphia and Harrisonburg are both mentioned.
- Subject: Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia X