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Anthony Morris letterbook

1800-1808
 Collection
Identifier: 0951

Abstract

Anthony Morris (1766-1860) was a lawyer and merchant of Philadelphia. Morris was active in the East India trade. Morris's letters are largely concerned with business affairs, administration and sale of lands, and state politics. The letters date from 1800 to 1808.

Dates

  • 1800-1808

Creator

Extent

1 volume(s)

Biographical Note

Anthony Morris (1766-1860) was a lawyer and merchant of Philadelphia. Morris was active in the East India trade. In 1793 to 1994 he was Speaker of the Pennsylvania Senate; from 1800 to 1806 he was a director of the Bank of North America; and from 1806 to 1817 a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania.

Scope and Contents

Morris's letters are largely concerned with business affairs, including mercantile pursuits, the management of his estates near Philadelphia, the administration and sale of lands throughout Pennsylvania, and state politics. These letters date from 1800 to 1808.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Related Materials

Anthony Morris letterbooks and ledger (Accession 1004.2), Manuscript and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library.

Language of Materials

English


Additional Information

Related Names

Creator

Finding Aid & Administrative Information

Title:
Anthony Morris letterbook
Status:
Description rules:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description:
English
Script of description:
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020: Laurie Sather

Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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