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Papers, 1712-1846.

Author: James Gibson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection relates to the colonial and early national periods: it contains land claims and deeds of Maryland, 1712-16; French and Spanish passports for trade and shipping; agreements of Philadelphia merchants to decline acceptances of notes of credit in lieu of specie, 1766; correspondence on local affairs and general politics.
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Named Person: William Bainbridge; John C Breckinridge; Judah Colt; Thomas Cooper; Joseph Drayton; Peter Stephen Du Ponceau; Millard Fillmore; Francis Hopkinson; Charles Jared Ingersoll; John Marshall; Robert Morris; John Nicholson; Daniel Parker; Joel Roberts Poinsett; Joseph Quincy; R Randolph; Joseph Reed; Thomas Riché; Richard Rush; Andrew Stevenson; Bushrod Washington; Hamilton Washington; Noah Webster
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: James Gibson
OCLC Number: 122489787
Description: 2.5 linear ft.

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The collection relates to the colonial and early national periods: it contains land claims and deeds of Maryland, 1712-16; French and Spanish passports for trade and shipping; agreements of Philadelphia merchants to decline acceptances of notes of credit in lieu of specie, 1766; correspondence on local affairs and general politics.

Included are accounts of money paid out on warrants by the auditor general, 1777; minutes of proceedings in charges brought against the Board of the Treasury by Francis Hopkinson, treasurer of loans, 1780; a statement of Treasury accounts of Francis Hopkinson, 1780; contract between Robert Morris and Daniel Parker to supply rations to the Revolutionary Army; register of accounts and claims against the United States, and a review of the business transacted by the Chamber of Accounts, 1779-1780; legal papers and subpoenas issued by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania against Robert Morris and John Nicholson relate to unsatisfied judgments.

The formation of land companies in Pennsylvania in which Robert Morris, John Nicholson, and James Gibson were interested, is shown in the papers of the Pennsylvania Population Company, Asylum Company, Erie Lands, and Donation Lands, 1792-1828: the correspondence of their agents, Judah Colt and James Gibson, mortgages, agreements of sales, surveys, deeds, powers of attorney, claims, court proceedings, minutes of the board of managers, and plats. There is also a copy of the map and exemplification of the grant of the Erie triangle from the United States to Pennsylvania, 1792.

In addition there is a group of letters, 1824-1846, addressed to Carey? Carey, Lea,? Lea & Blanchard, booksellers and publishers. Among the names of the correspondents are: William Bainbridge, John C. Breckinridge, Horace Binney, C.C. Bonaparte, Thomas Cooper, Joseph Drayton, Millard Fillmore, C.J. Ingersoll, John Marshall, Joel R. Poinsett, Peter Du Ponceau, Joseph Quincy, R. Randolph, J. Reed, Thomas Riché, Richard Rush, Andrew Stevenson, Bushrod Washington, Hamilton Washington, and Noah Webster.

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