Ashhurst family papers

This collection contains random gatherings of the papers of the Ashhurst and related families of Philadelphia. The most complete series consists of John Ashhurst personal receipted bills, 1837-1883, and caretaker of Samuel H. Hibbard's accounts, 1863-1877, of the Grange, Ashhurst's summer...

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Main Author: Ashhurst family (Creator)
Collection:Ashhurst Family Papers
Collection Number:1972A
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet 3 linear feet, 9 boxes, 8 volumes
Summary: This collection contains random gatherings of the papers of the Ashhurst and related families of Philadelphia. The most complete series consists of John Ashhurst personal receipted bills, 1837-1883, and caretaker of Samuel H. Hibbard's accounts, 1863-1877, of the Grange, Ashhurst's summer estate in Havertown. Also John Ashhurst correspondence, 1834-1892, which includes some family letters, often referring to estate and financial matters, and some personal business letters and papers. Other family members represented are: [I.I.] Wheeler & [Richard] Ashhurst, merchants, petit cashbook, 1808-1811; Richard Ashhurst, dry goods merchant, letter book, 1822-1827; Richard Ashhurst & Son, dry goods merchants, receipt book, 1833-1839, and loose financial correspondence, 1821-1857, 1878; Richard L. Ashhurst letters (typescript), September, 1862 - June, 1863, as Adjutant of the 150th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers; Manuel Eyre estate papers, and assorted Stokes family correspondence, most notably Caleb P. Wayne's off again, on again courtship of Mary Stokes, 1802-1803.