John Fitch papers

The papers of John Fitch, surveyor, clockmaker, silversmith, and inventor from Bucks County contain letters, agreements, and other legal papers relating to surveys and sale of lands in Ohio, and to the building of his steamboat. Fitch's ledger and daybook, 1773-1776 include accounts for button and... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: John Fitch Papers (#0208)
Main Author: Fitch, John 1743-1798
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet 0.25 linear feet, 1 box, 50 items
Summary: The papers of John Fitch, surveyor, clockmaker, silversmith, and inventor from Bucks County contain letters, agreements, and other legal papers relating to surveys and sale of lands in Ohio, and to the building of his steamboat. Fitch's ledger and daybook, 1773-1776 include accounts for button and silverware manufacture and for worker's wages. Also in the papers are Jonathan Delaney ledger, 1799-1828, for weaving; Warminster Township, Montgomery County, tax list, 1763; a summary of tax receipts and tax debt of the Province of Pennsylvania, 1770.