Samuel Rowland Fisher papers

Fisher was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia and a surviving partner in Joshua Fisher & Sons. This collection of diaries and account books include Samuel R. Fisher's travel diaries, 1767-1793, for trips to England, Ireland, Charleston (S. C.), Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Rhode Is... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Samuel Rowland Fisher Papers (#Am.0652)
Main Author: Fisher, Samuel Rowland 1745-1834
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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100 1 |a Fisher, Samuel Rowland  |d 1745-1834  |e creator 
245 1 |a Samuel Rowland Fisher papers  |f 1767-1856 
300 |a 0.33 Linear feet  |f 0.33 linear feet, 19 volumes 
520 |a Fisher was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia and a surviving partner in Joshua Fisher & Sons. This collection of diaries and account books include Samuel R. Fisher's travel diaries, 1767-1793, for trips to England, Ireland, Charleston (S. C.), Georgia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Rhode Island. Travel diary, 1787, to Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia contains critical comments on slavery. One volume of Fisher's memoranda, 1768, or expenses on trip to England, and one volume of orders of English goods (a record of Fisher's business with English merchants), 1767-1768. A diary, undated, by an unidentified Friend describes a trip from Charleston to Georgia and contains critical comments on slavery. Collection also includes Deborah Fisher Wharton's diary, 1856, describing a trip to New York City and family news. 
541 1 |a Gift of William Wharton Smith.; Gift of Ester Morton Bates; 1974; 1984 acquired 
650 7 |a England--Description and Travel--18th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Manufacturing--England--18th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Quakers--Marriage--18th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Social life and customs--19th Century.  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Samuel Rowland Fisher Papers  |c Am.0652