RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 122624756 LA English T1 Papers, A1 Biddle family., YR 1688 AB The papers for Charles Biddle deal largely with his land investments with Isaac Meason. These papers include patents, and correspondence concerned with Western land speculation. Papers for his sons Edward and Richard are also among this section. The papers for William S. Biddle, son of Charles and Hannah Shepard Biddle, include: correspondence, 1805-1835; real estate papers dealing with a lot on Race Street; legal papers concerning the settlement of various family member's estates; and miscellaneous printed material. The Nicholas Biddle series begins with correspondence, 1800-1844, 1849, 1863, n.d. ranging from local and national politics to private investments to private matters such as grape cultivation at Andalusia. The remainder of the Nicholas Biddle series includes: diaries covering his travels in Europe; legal papers most of which deal with the Craig family and other family members; papers dealing with different investments; Bank of the United States papers including Biddle's defense; receipted bills; commonplace books; and miscellaneous items. The papers for Charles J. Biddle, son of Nicholas Biddle, also begin with correspondence, 1816, 1827, 1831-1873, 1882, 1883, n.d. There is a seperate group of correspondence between Charles J. Biddle and his wife Emma Biddle of both personal and political nature; most letters discuss his experience in the House of Representatives. Topics in the chronological correspondence involve his military and political careers as well as letters dealing with his investments and various legal trusts. Legal papers, real estate papers, financial papers and miscellaneous papers including his literary pursuits finish out the Charles J. Biddle series. The final series of papers belongs to Craig Biddle, youngest son of Nicholas Biddle. His papers include legal and miscellaneous papers and receipts. There is also an indexed volume of Biddle and Craig family letters, 1787-1825.