Lexington (ship). Accounts, 1828-1830.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1936.
Library Company of Philadelphia. Papers, 1746-1747.
Minutes of directors' meetings, 1746; agreement between the Library Company of Philadelphia and Robert Greenway, librarian, 1747.
Gift of Mrs. Rodman Wharton, 1914.
Pennsylvania. General Loan Office. Register of indentures, (1724-1730) 1785.
Record of mortgages on property in various Pennsylvania counties held by the General Loan Office.
Gift of Charles Henry Hart, 1886.
Local Committee in Aid of the Belgians (Haverford, Pa.) Papers, 1914-1921.
The Local Committee in Aid of the Belgians was organized in October 1914, by Mary V. Lewis Sayers.
Minutes, correspondence, and clippings of the Local Committee in Aid of the Belgians.
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Sayers, 1931.
Lochner, George W., 1841-1920. Collection, 1812 (1860-1864) 1886.
Family and personal correspondence collected by George W. Lochner, an immigrant from Bavaria who served as a corporal in the 72d Pennsylvania Volunteers and had been imprisoned at Andersonville, 1864. Included are Lochner's naturalization papers, his Civil War letters to his mother, as well as correspondence from Frank M. Smythe and Harry Bell.
George W. Lochner's Civil War letters to his mother in german.
Gift of Richard P. Lochner, 1938.
Lodge records, 1731-1903.
- Armenia Rebekah Lodge. Cashbook, 1890-1901.
- "Book of the Proceedings of the Mason's Lodge held at the Tun Tavern in Water Street, Philadelphia," 1749-1755.
- Colfax Degree of Lodge No. 1. Index of order book, 1854-1888 and minutes, 1865-1878.
- Grand Lodge. Receipt book, 1833-1865.
- Harmony Encampment No. 65. Minutes, 1847-1877. (2 v.)
- Herman Lodge No. 7. Semi-annual reports, 1870-1896.
- Jefferson Lodge No. 48. Membership applications, 1873-1884.
- Mount Olive Encampment No. 6. Minutes, 1839-1869.
- Mount Olive Lodge No. 357. Minutes, 1849-1869 and treasurer's book, 1849-1854.
- Minnehaha Lodge, I.O.S.M. Minute book, 1873-1878.
- Northern Liberties No. 17. Minutes, 1859-1863.
- Order of U.S. of A. Camp No. 2 (Camden, N.J.) Records, 1848-1854.
- O.U.A.M. Nassau Council No. 103 (Princeton, N.J.) Minute book, 1873-1878.
- St. John's Lodge. Account book, 1731-1737.
- United Brothers Encampment No. 26. Membership applications, 1846-1881 and cashbook, 1877-1883.
- Walhalla Lodge No. 7. Minutes, 1841-1849, 1883-1892.
Longstreth, Joshua. Letterbooks, 1806-1833.
Joshua Longstreth was a Philadelphia merchant.
Gift of Griffin C. Callahan, 1920.
Willits, Samuel C. Papers, 1868-1885.
Manuscript of Samuel C. Willits' history of Lower Dublin Academy and Holmesburg Library and biographical sketches of the trustees of these institutions, 1882-1885; Holmesburg Mill Invoice Book, 1868-1870; map of Thomas Holme's grant from William Penn, drawn in 1884.
Gift of Mrs. I. Pearson Willits, 1934.
Loxley, Benjamin, 1720-1801. Journal, 1776.
Journal of Captain Benjamin Loxley of the first company of artillery of Philadelphia, containing account of the Amboy campaign, and muster roll for his company.
Lutz, William Filler. Collection, 1762-1933.
(ca. 100 items.)
Miscellaneous papers of the Lutz family and the related Filler, Holliday, and Lowry families of Bedford County, chiefly consisting of personal and business correspondence; business papers, largely on real estate in Bedford County and the Lutz Woolen Mills, one of the first of its kind in the area, established about 1805 and operated by John and Michael Lutz; Jane M. Washington diary, 1833-1836, 1848; a corrected copy of a "list of deserters for Bedford County," 1864.
Gift of William Filler Lutz, 1939.
Land Association of Luzerne, Lycoming, Northampton, Northumberland and Wayne Counties. Records, 1801-1806.
Names of members, memorials, rules, and regulations.
MacPherson, John, Jr., 1754-1775. Notes on Law, 1771.
Legal definitions, rules, and notes on the practice of law.
Gift of T.E. Marshall.
Mantua Academy (Philadelphia, Pa.) Rollbook, 1868-1877.
Gift of Mrs. J.T. Allen, 1923.
Erskine, Robert. Map of the Highlands (New York, N.Y.), 1779.
Entry cancelled; transferred to Graphics department.
Maps and plans of the Revolution, 1771-1851.
(ca. 35 items.)
Entry cancelled; transferred to Graphics department.
Martin, John Hill, 1823-1906. Legal opinions, 1856.
Opinions of legal authorities on marine insurance, 1856.
Gift of John Hill Martin, 1890.
Market Street Bridge (Philadelphia, Pa.) Photographs, 1886-1888.
Entry cancelled; transferred to Graphics department.
Pemberton, Phineas, 1650-1702. Marks and brands of cattle, 1684.
Sketches and descriptions by Phineas Pemberton of brands of cattle in Pennsylvania.
Gift of the Court of Common Pleas, Bucks County, 1873.
Philadelphia (Pa.). Marriage registers, 1835-1865.
Registers of marriages performed by Lewis Swift, Bucks County justice, 1835-1839; by John Dennis, Philadelphia alderman, 1846-1852; and at the mayor's office, Philadelphia, 1858-1865.
Marshall House (Alexandria, Va.) Register of guests, 1861.
Gift of John A. McAllister, 1880.
Martin, William, 1765-1796. Medical notes, 1785-1786.
William Martin's notes on lectures by Benjamin Rush, Joseph Black, and Adam Kuhn while studying at the University of Pennsylvania.
Gift of J. Hill Martin, 1876.
United States. Army. List, 1863-1864.
List of passes issued at Martinsburg [West] Virginia, 1863-1864.
Purchased, General Fund.
McCall, Archibald, 1767-1843. Orders for marine insurance, 1809-1817.
Gift of Harrold E. Gillingham, 1933.
McCrossin, Lawrence E. Scrapbook, 1901-1914.
Papers, letters, mementos, and newspaper clippings of Lawrence E. McCrossin, relating to his activities as a Democratic party leader.
Gift of Lawrence E. McCrossin, 1918.
McReynolds, Benjamin F. Correspondence, 1862-1863.
Correspondence of Benjamin F. McReynolds, an army commissary, relating to provisions.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1938.
McShea, Walter Ross. Genealogical records, ca. 1918-1929.
(ca. 150 items.)
Genealogical notes on the families of Samuel Davis, Rozier Levering, and Peter Wentz.
United States. Bureau of the Mint. Register of medals, 1841-1849.
Register was compiled by Franklin Peale, chief coiner of the United States Mint.
Gift of Mrs. William H. Patterson, 1938.
Medical book collection, 1779-1896.
Records of hospitals and dispensaries in Philadelphia; papers on the history of Blockley General Hospital; Dr. James Stratton's record books, 1779- 1816.
Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser. Subscription list, 1797.
This paper is a continuation of Federal Gazette and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser. The Philadelphia Gazette and Universal Daily Advertiser was published by Andrew Brown. As a result of a fire in his office, Andrew Brown died in 1797. The paper was succeeded by Andrew Brown, Jr., who formed a partnership with Samuel Relf under the name of Brown & Relf. In 1800 the title changed to Philadelphia Gazette and Daily Advertiser.
Each subscriber advanced five dollars to enable the conductor to buy and keep in repair a printing office for the use of the paper. In exchange, the subscribers were entitled to a reduced annual subscription rate of four dollars. In addition their advertisements were carried at half price.
Gift of John F. Lewis, 1920.
Merchants Coffee House (Philadelphia, Pa.) Minutes, 1818-1853.
Minutes of the subscribers to the Green Room at the Merchants Coffee House.
Gift of Henry C. Potter.
Merchants Exchange (Philadelphia, Pa.) Minutes, 1841-1868.
Minutes of meetings of a group of Philadelphia merchants at the Merchants Exchange giving information on local and national financial matters.
Gift of Henry C. Potter, 1900.
Merrill, Daniel S. Notes, 1864-1868.
Real estate notes giving location, size of lot, description, price, and page number as listed in Folwell's Monthly Real Estate Register.
Gift of Mrs. Daniel S. Merrill, 1916.
The Meschianza, 1778.
The Meschianza was a large regatta and party given upon the acceptance of the resignation of William Howe by his officers. The grand entertainment opened with a regatta down the Delaware River and a mock tournament in which seven knights of the "Blended Rose" contended with seven knights of the "Burning Mountain" for 14 damsels in Turkish garb. This followed with dancing and full banquet, ending in a huge displays of fireworks.
Catalog of events that took place at the Meschianza.
Naylor, Charles, 1806-1872. List of prisoners of the American army during the Mexican War, 1848.
Charles Naylor served with the 22nd Pennsylvania Regiment.
Gift of William B. Mann, 1895.
Mifflin, Benjamin. Journal, 1764.
Benjamin Mifflin's journal from Philadelphia to Cedar Swamps and back.
Gift of Joseph A. Clay.
Mifflin, Northumberland, and Bedford Counties (Pa.). Conveyances, 1795.
Land transactions of members of the Gratz family, James Wilson, and others.
Milestown School (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, 1818-1874.
Minutes, bylaws, names of officers, and subscribers for the Milestown School.
United States. Army. Report, 1861.
Report of the military reconnaissance of the Susquehanna River and of the country comprised within the river part of the Chesapeake shore and Delaware canal and a line drawn from Harrisburg to Philadelphia, 1861. Report made to General A.J. Pleasonton, Philadelphia. Brigadier General Pleasonton was in charge of organizing the defense of Philadelphia, 1861-1865.
Ministerial intrigues, 1716-1717.
Private letters of Robert Walpole, Horace Walpole, Charles Townshend, James Stanhope, and Paul Methven.
Transcript by Patrick Young, ca. 1717.
Gift of Harrold E. Gillingham, 1937.
Mitchell, James T. (James Tyndale), 1834-1915. Collection, 1659-1911.
(15 linear ft.)
Autograph letters and documents of distinguished jurist and other prominent persons, ca. 1659-1873; lists of grand jury indictments, 1701; Philadelphia court docket book, 1737; papers on land controversies in Maryland and New Jersey, 1753; contemporary copy of Penn's case relating to buying up of grants made to first settlers, 1769; letters reflecting events of the Revolutionary War and early national political questions, tariff, transportation, construction of turnpikes, bridges, etc, 1770-1860; Abraham van Vechten, correspondence from New York, 1780-1841; papers of Jacob Thornton's trial for conspiring to pass counterfeit banknotes, 1821; portraits of members of the bar.
James T. Mitchell's personal papers, records of his activities as a member of the bar and as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; papers of D.B. Canfield, publisher of the Law Register, 1852-1888; James T. Mitchell portrait collection, 1888-1907; John Hill Martin's notes on members of the bar, 1882-1889; papers of Commonwealth v. Alburger about title of Franklin Square, 1836; Manayunk tax record, 1840; Erastus Corning correspondence, 1842-1864; and Peter A. Browne papers, ca. 1857.
Gift of the James T. Mitchell estate.
Montgomery, James A. Collection, 1702-1903.
(ca. 500 items.)
Papers chiefly on prominent Maryland families: Colonel Thomas White, merchant, quitrent book, 1702, letterbook, 1751-1775; Thomas and Esther White estate papers, 1749-1803; Thomas R. White, Stafford Forge records, 1752; Bishop William White, correspondence and genealogical notes, 1769-1794; genealogies of families of Daniel Dulany, Daniel Charles Heath, Philip and Richard Key, 1710-1836; Edward Hall, merchant in West Indies, correspondence, 1796; Thomas H. Montgomery, correspondence, 1879-1903; indenture of sale of Baltimore Iron Works by Daniel Dulany and Robert Carter, 1770; view of Annapolis, 1787; letters to James Wilson, 1769-1794; and notes on Wilson genealogy.
Gift of James A. Montgomery, 1939.
Moore, Joseph Hampton, 1864-1950. Peace Jubilee Papers, 1898.
(6 linear ft.)
The Peace Jubilee was originally intended as a local affair to celebrate the suspension of hostilities between Spain and the United States; it took on national significance. The festivities included military, naval, and civic parades.
Letters and photographs of the committee of arrangements for the Peace Jubilee celebration.
Gift of J. Hampton Moore, 1940.
Moore, Samuel. Receipt book and commonplace book, 1765-1788.
Samuel Moore was a landowner in Philadelphia and Chester County.
Gift of Alfred Prime, 1920.
Moore, William, 1699-1783. Papers, 1764-1777.
Papers and court docket of William Moore of Chester County.
Gift of John F. Lewis, 1937.
Martin, John Hill, 1823-1906. Moravian history at Bethlehem, 1866.
This history was compiled by J. Hill Martin from notes of Rufus A. Grinder, 1866.
Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Sayers, 1923.
Shreve, Richard Cox, 1808-1896. History of Mount Holly, 1882.
History of Mount Holly, N.J.
Gift of Isaac R. Pennypacker, 1910.
Rickey, Randal Hutchinson, 1799-1855. Moyamensing surveys, 1833.
Plans and drafts of Moyamensing.
Gift of Herbert DuPuy, 1910.
Martin, John Hill, 1823-1906. Music at Bethlehem, 1870.
his historical sketch of the music at Bethlehem for the period of 1742-1870 was compiled by J. Hill Martin from notes of Rufus A. Grider, 1870.
Gift of John Hill Martin.
Collection of music books, 1800-1865.
Music manuscripts, ca. 1800.
Manuscripts of sacred music.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1935.
Muster rolls, 1776-1865.
Lancaster County, 1776; Captain David Greer's Company at York, 1776; Bucks County, 1776-1802; Philadelphia County, 1777-1789; Billingsport, 1778; Captain John Davis' company, North Pennsylvania regiment at West Point, N.Y., 1778-1780; French army in America, 1778-1783; 1st and 2nd battalions of Philadelphia Militia, 1778-1789; Captain Cox, 1781; 7th Company, 5th battalion, Philadelphia Militia, commanded by Lt. Col. John Shee, 1782; rolls of the six battalions of the city of Philadelphia, 1784; 1st battalion of Lancaster County, Captain John Wudhy, 1786; Pennsylvania troops commanded by Lt. Col. Josiah Harmar, headquarters at Vincennes, 1787; 69th regiment dragoons, Berks County, 1807; 7th Company, 84th regiment, Philadelphia militia, Capt. Francis Asbury Dickins commanding, 1824; 1st brigade District of Columbia Militia, 1828; Berks County, 1861-1865; and Company C 118th Regiment of Infantry, Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1862-1865.
Gift of Brinton Coxe, F.M. Etting, George Getz, Col. J.P. Nicholson, William S. Reed, Simon Stevens, and Isaac R. Walker.
Myers, A. Diary, 1851.
Diary of A. Meyers describes a trip to the Siskowit mine and other copper mines near Lake Superior.
Gift of Leonard G. Myers, 1919.
The Early history of the Human Freedom League...
his history contains special reference to National Ensigns upon a white field : Being a collection of papers and publications relating to the H. F. League flags; their origin, early history, and presentation at peace conferences, patriotic assemblies, in public localities, upon national holidays...
Originally owned by Henry Pettit.
Gift of Arabella Carter, 1931.
Rodney, George Brydges, Baron, 1719-1792. Instruction to the captains of the British Navy, 1780-1781.
Hunter, William M. Navigation treatise, 1808.
General discourse on navigation by William M. Hunter, Hamilton Academy.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1936.
Patterson, Samuel D. Navy agency records, 1845-1849.
Samuel D. Patterson was the naval agent in Philadelphia.
Letterbook, 1845-1847, and ledger, 1845-1849.
Gift of Ethan Allan Weaver, 1929.
New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. Laws of New Jersey respecting Negroes and Mulatto slaves from 1682 to 1788, 1795. (1 v.)
These laws were compiled by Joseph Bloomfield for the New Jersey Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, 1795.
New Hampshire Constitutional Convention. Proceedings, 1791.
These proceedings were attested to by John Calfe who served as secretary for the New Hampshire Constitutional Convention.
New York subscription book, 1790.
Autographs of subscribers to a literary publication, [possibly The Miscellaneous Works of David Humphreys (New York, 1790).]
Philadelphia. Committee of Observation. Cargo manifests, 1774.
Manifests of imported merchandize conveyed to the Committee of observation of Philadelphia, Northern Liberties, and Southwark.
Non-Importation Resolution, 1765.
Declaration of non-importation made by the citizens of Philadelphia.
Gift of William Bradford, 1854.
Norris, George W. (George Washington), 1808-1875. Collection, 1695-1835.
Chiefly miscellaneous papers of Isaac Norris.
Gift of George W. Norris.
North, Frederick, Earl of Guilford, 1766-1827. Arabic and Turkish tables of conjugation, 1825.
Land company records, 1792-1816.
Contains accounts, names of purchasers and shareholders, plans of association, and agreements for the North American Land Company, Pennsylvania Population Company, Asylum Company, and Pennsylvania Land Company.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1935.
Northern District of Kingsessing Meadows. Ordinances, 1761-1809.
Records of the local government including managers' minutes, laws, resolutions and regulations.
Northern Liberties. Board of Commissioners. Ordinances, 1838-1854.
Gift of A.S.W. Rosenbach, 1939.
Northumberland. Committee of Safety. Minutes, 1776-1777.
Gift of J. Simon Stevens, 1846.
Norwich and Callowhill Markets (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, 1784-1845.
Minutes of managers' meetings and miscellaneous records of Philadelphia markets.
Battle of Lexington report, 1775.
Report of the battle, April 19, 1775, sent per Express from town to town, certified by the committees of correspondence at each stop.
Directions for raising nurseries, planting orchards, 1772.
Gift of Charles R. Hildeburn, 1892.
Obituary notices, 1909-1924.
Collection of newspaper clippings, genealogical notes, and correspondence on prominent Philadelphians.
Gift of Charles Chauncey.
Duffield, Charles H. "The Old Swedes Mill."
Historical sketch of Old Swedes Mill, later known as Duffield's Mill, including its water rights and surrounding industries.
Gift of Charles H. Duffield, 1910.
Bertolet, Peter G. "Fragments of the past."
Historical sketches of Olney and vicinity.
Gift of Alfred S. Bertolet, 1884.
Collection of orderly books for: General William Smallwood, Smallwood's Brigade, 1778-1779; Colonel Daniel Morgan, 11th Virginia Regiment, 1777; Col. Christian Febiger, 2nd Virginia Regiment (kept by Francis Cowherd), 1778; Col. Christian Febiger, 1st Virginia Battalion of 1781; Col. William Thompson, Pennsylvania Rifle Battalion, 1775; Col. John Cadwalader, 3rd Battalion of Philadelphia Association (kept by Capt. Sharp Delancy), 1776; Lt. Col. Thomas Bull, 4th Battalion Chester County Associators (kept by William Armstrong), 1776; Col. John Bull and Col. Walter Stuart, Pennsylvania State Regiment, 1777; Col. Anthony Wayne, 4th Pennsylvania Battalion, 1776; Brig. Gen. Anthony Wayne (kept by Benjamin Fishbourne), 1778-1782, 1792-1794; Col. Henry Bicker, 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment, 1778; an unidentified Regiment at Whitemarsh, 1777; Col. Nicholas Haussegger, Lt. Col. George Stricker, and Col. Baron de Arent, Continental German Battalion, (kept by Capt. Charles Baltzel) ;1776-1778, 1780; an unidentified Regiment at Valley Forge, 1778; Col. Moses Hazen, 2nd Canadian Regiment, 1778-1779; Col. Henry Bicker and Col. Walter Stuart, 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment, 1778-1779; Maj. Nicholas Dietrich Baron de Ottendorf (kept by Capt. Anthony Selin), 1777; Col. Daniel Brodhead, 8th Pennsylvania Regiment, 1778-1780; and Lt. Col. Calvin Smith, 6th Massachusetts Regiment, 1782.
Col. James Chambers, 1st Pennsylvania Regiment, 1778-1780; Gen. Alexander McDougal, 1780; an unidentified unit [Militia], 1780; an unidentified [North Carolina] Regiment, 1777; Col. Elias Dayton, 3rd New Jersey Regiment, 1780; John Ross, Brig. Gen. and Inspector of New Jersey Brigade, 1780; Elisha Williams, Adjutant to George Washington, 1776; 1st Regiment of Artillery, 1794-1809; Thomas Cadwalader and S. Anderson of Camp Dupont, 1814; 2nd Elite Corps, Virginia Militia, 1814; and Gen. Robert Patterson, 1861.
Great Britain. Army. Order-books, 1758 (1778-1780).
Sergeant Alexander Ross, at Camp Great Falls, Lake George, Fort Edward, and other points in New York, 1758; orderly books kept during occupation of Philadelphia, 1778; Captain R. Clayton, 17th regiment, headquarters at New York, 1777-1779; Lord Stirling's guards headquarters at Totoway, 1780.
German Order-books, 1779-1780.
Lieutenant Colonel Hubley, commanding German regiment at Wyoming, 1779; Captain Charles Baltzel, commanding company of German infantry, headquarters at West Point, N. Y., 1780.
Gift of John Jordan and Jacob Weidman.
Pannebecker, Henry. Surveys of roads and townships.
Survey of roads and townships in Philadelphia, now Montgomery County, 1722-1742.
Photostatic copy, 1885.
Gift of S.W. Pennypacker, 1885.
Penllyn (Wales). Probate records, 1571-1700.
Copies made by Thomas Alan Glenn, 1914, for genealogical data on Welsh settlers in Pennsylvania.
Purchased, Library Fund, 1915.
Delaware Indians. Deed, 1682.
Deed, July 15, 1682, to William Penn for land between the Delaware River and Neshaminy Creek.
Gift of Thomas Kimber, Jr., 1867.
Penn Guarantee Association. Minute book, 1878-1886.
The Penn Guarantee Association was formed for the purchase, sale, and improvement of real estate and the purchase, sale, and exchange of securities related to real estate.
Purchased, General Fund, 1939.
Penn family. List, n.d.
List of Penn relics at Penn's castle, Isle of Portland, near Weymouth Dorsetshire England belonging to J. Merrick Head, Esq.
Gift of William Brooke Rawle, 1911.
Penn Township (Philadelphia, Pa.) Supervisors accounts, 1820-1870.
Accounts kept for the collection of taxes and payments for highway improvements and other township needs.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1936.
Carter, Lucius. Penn tracts of land in Northampton County, 1764-1776.
List and draughts of Penn lands located in Northampton County as surveyed by James Scull.
Gift of Mrs. P.H. Ashbridge and Miss Benners, 1911.
Bank of the United States, (1791-1811). Pennsylvania pension papers, 1790-1792.
Chiefly powers of attorney of pensioners authorizing other persons to draw their pensions awarded for service during the Revolution.
Pennsylvania Assembly. Minutes, 1724-1725.
Minutes of representatives from Philadelphia, Bucks, and Chester counties.
Gift of Jonathan Ingham, 1880.
Pennsylvania Assembly. Records, 1682-1783.
Miscellaneous papers reflecting activities of the assembly under the proprietary government: drafts of minutes and acts of assembly, 1701, 1706-1707, 1711-1712, 1715, 1717, 1720; attorney general's report on legislation, 1700, 1701; several items on Benjamin Franklin's anti-British activities.
Petitions against the slave trade, 1780.
Petitions to the Pennsylvania Assembly from citizens of Philadelphia against the slave trade.
Porter, Andrew, 1743-1813. Papers, 1785-1787.
Journals and memoranda of Andrew Porter on his surveys of the Pennsylvania boundary line.
Gift of W.W. Porter, 1923.
Campbell, John H. Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention minutes, 1872-1873.
John H. Campbell's minutes of the committee on suffrage, elections, and representation of the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention.
Gift of William J. Campbell, 1900.
Malin, William J. Sketch of the history of the Medical Library of the Pennsylvania Hospital, n.d.
History of the Medical Library of the Pennsylvania Hospital with a brief notice of the medical museum formerly belonging to that institution.
Gift of Mrs. G. Malin, 1902.
Pennsylvania. Militia. Enlistments, 1781-1808.
Records of enlistments in the Pennsylvania line, 1781, certified by Plunket Fleeson; artillery regiment muster rolls, 1781-1808.
Gift of William F. Corbitz.
Pennsylvania. Militia. Infantry Regiment, 98th. Returns, 1827-1825.
Return of absentees of the 4th Company, 2d Battalion, 98th Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia, commanded by John Early.
Gift of S.W. Brecht.
Richards, Joseph T., 1845-1915. Memoranda relating to the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Joseph T. Richards served as Assistant, Chief, and Consulting Engineer, 1893-
1915 for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Gift of the estate of Cephas G. Childs.
Pennsylvania Railroad. Papers, 1889.
General manager's report to the president and board of directors of the Pennsylvania Railroad, 1889, photographs and miscellaneous papers of the Johnstown flood.
Gift of Joseph T. Richards, 1921.
Pennsylvania Salt Works. Waste book, 1776-1779.
Pennsylvania. Treasury. Accounts, 1795-1797.
These accounts list income from land sales and taxes and payments for salaries, pensions, improvements, militia, and general expenses.
Pennsylvania. Valuation Commission. Minutes, 1799.
The Valuation Commission was established in 1799 in order to determine valuation for lands and dwellings and the enumeration of slaves.
Smith, Benjamin H. Patent book, n.d.
Patent book for lands in Delaware County.
Gift of the Frederick H. Shelton estate, 1925.
Anonymous. Death records, 1812-1928.
Record of deaths and interments of soldiers of the War of 1812 and the Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1928.
Purchased, Dreer Fund, 1936.
Pennypacker, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitaker), 1843-1916. Pennypacker's Mill in story and song, 1902.
Historical sketches of the early settlement and development of the Perkiomen Creek region including the settlement, the French and Indian War, and the encampment of Washington's army, Sept. 26th, to October 8th 1777, before and after the Battle of Germantown.
Gift of S.W. Pennypacker, 1913.