Balliet family papers

Paul Balliet, an Alsatian Huguenot, settled in Whitehall Township, Northampton (now Lehigh) County. His son, Colonel Stephen Balliet, served as: Revolutionary War officer and state official; member of the Pennsylvania ratification convention, 1787; member of the Pennsylvania Assembly and House of R...

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Main Author: Balliet family (Creator)
Collection:Balliet Family Papers
Collection Number:0029
Format: Manuscript
Language:German
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Physical Description: 0.33 Linear feet 0.33 linear feet, 1 box (125 items)
Summary: Paul Balliet, an Alsatian Huguenot, settled in Whitehall Township, Northampton (now Lehigh) County. His son, Colonel Stephen Balliet, served as: Revolutionary War officer and state official; member of the Pennsylvania ratification convention, 1787; member of the Pennsylvania Assembly and House of Representatives, 1788-1797; and collector of the federal excise tax, 1797. He was also a local merchant. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, business, and official papers of Stephen Balliet. The business papers include: receipts, drafts, and other business papers, 1786-1815; records of distillers' licenses issued and revenue collected, 1799-1803; daybook, 1783; miscellaneous title papers. For Paul Balliet there are legal documents and genealogical notes. Some of the Paul Balliet materials are in German.