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Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

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Historical Letters and Manuscripts, 1747-1934 (continued)
1763, Sept. 5, assignment of a share in the Library Company of Philadelphia to John Searson
1766, Dec. 31, three bills of exchange for Pennsylvania currency from Matthew Clarkson to Baynton, Wharton, and Morgan
1766-1782, Polly (ship), letters and documents
1769, Aug. 1, announcement of meeting of merchants and traders to reconsider importation of British goods
1770, Oct. 8, bill binding Michael Nunnemaker to Robert Morris and Thomas Willing
1773, June 16, To the Freemen, Citizens of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., broadside See Oversize
1775
July 15, A True Copy from the Minutes, of the first Continental Congress
Undated, Quaker subscription form for relief of Massachusetts citizens
1776, July 4, bill of exchange from Willing Morris to Oliver Pollock
1777, Sept. 5, remonstrance to Congress concerning unjust confinement
1777-1796, oaths of allegiance
1782
Apr., inspection of troops commanded by William Irvine See Oversize
Oct. 23, citizenship paper of former Hessian soldier, Frederick Kryder
1785, Jan. 1, Fundamental Laws of the Academy of the Protestant Episcopal Church
1789
July 16, William Paterson's speech on the separation of powers in the federal government See Oversize
Sept. 15, An Act to provide for the Safe-keeping of the Acts, Records, and Seal of the United States
1791
Apr. 20, French military commission of the order of St. Louis, approved by Louis XVI
Dec. 5, report of Richard Wells and Francis Gurney concerning plans for constructing a residence in Philadelphia, Pa., for the president
1793, Mar. 2, An Act to Establish the Judicial Courts of the United States, signed by Thomas Jefferson See Oversize
1794
Mar. 21, circular on public service by Thomas Mifflin
June 20, field return report of the Legion of the United States commanded by Anthony Wayne See Oversize
June 25, Robert Morris, John Nicholson, and James Greenleaf confer power of attorney to Sylvanus Bourne See Oversize
Oct.-Nov., war claims by the committee of merchants of Philadelphia, Pa.
Dec. 29, Congressional testimonial by John Beckley in honor of Anthony Wayne See Oversize
1795, Jan. 1, George Washington's proclamation of public thanksgiving and prayer
1798
Sept., protested promissory notes used as evidence in legal proceedings against Robert Morris and John Nicholson
Dec. 3, petition to James Booth and James Riddle "...respecting measures to be adopted to prevent the introduction of infectious diseases." See Oversize
1799, Dec., invitation from the U.S. Congress to attend a funeral oration in honor of George Washington
1800, Mar. 6, invitation from the president of the United States to Mr. Gibson
1803, June 2, British military commission approved by George III
1815, Feb. 20, military commission of John Suter, signed by James Madison and James Monroe See Oversize
1829, Apr. 29, Revolutionary War claims of Francis Postle
Undated
Bill from Charles Willson Peale and the committee of assembly to David Rittenhouse for repairing public stables
Loyalist oath
BOX 56-57 Carson Family Papers, 1882-1994
Carson's catalogs and checklists as well as correspondence, notes, printed matter, and miscellaneous items pertaining to Carson and other family members.
Arranged alphabetically by name of family member.
BOX 56 Carson, Anna and Hampton L.
Correspondence, 1882-1885, 1891-1893, 1901-1926, undated
Miscellany, 1900, 1917, undated
Writings, 1895, 1905-1908, undated
Carson, Joseph, 1884, 1910-1915, 1921-1932, 1939-1944, undated
Carson, Marian S.
Catalogs and checklists
Marian S. Carson Collection, undated
(7 folders)
BOX 57 (1 folder)
Philadelphia imprints, undated
Correspondence, 1933, 1942-1948, 1957-1964, 1975, 1983-1994, undated
Miscellany, 1937-1947, 1956-1960, 1969, 1977, 1991-1993, undated
Notes, 1986, undated
Writings, "A Washington Affair of Honor, 1779," Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 1941
BOX 55-56 General Correspondence, 1794-1933
Originals and copies of letters, including many items unrecorded by Carson in her catalogs and checklists.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 55 1794-1796, 1803, 1824-1857, 1865-1889
(3 folders)
BOX 56 1890-1897, 1912, 1933, undated
BOX OV 1-OV 27 Oversize, 1682-1902
Letters and manuscripts, correspondence, family and personal papers, military records, land surveys, financial and legal documents, deeds and indentures, government and legislative records, business records, illustrated and printed ephemera and other printed matter, and miscellaneous items.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Fine Arts and Literature
Decorative and domestic arts
American arts and crafts
Clocks and watches
Riggs, William H. C.
Deeds, indentures, and other legal papers, 1836, 1846, 1852-1855 (Container 3)
Auctions, estate sales, and inventories
M. Thomas & Sons, 1892 (Container 3)
BOX OV 2 Practical Arts
Advertising
Broadsides, illustrations, and printed matter, undated (Container 5)
Industries and trades
Papermaking
Samples and watermarks, undated (Container 11)
Law and government
Financial and legal documents
Deeds and indentures, 1807 (Container 11)
BOX OV 3 Transportation
Railroads
Financial and legal documents
Bond and stock certificates, 1868-1869, 1871-1872, 1894-1902 (Container 15)
BOX OV 4 Posters, 1855, undated (Container 16)
Printed matter, 1884 (Container 16)
Rates and schedules, 1853 (Container 16)
BOX OV 5 Entertainment
Theater
Broadsides, posters, and printed matter, 1860-1864 (Container 18)
Printed Matter
Financial papers
Bank and promissory notes, checks, and other financial items
Government and municipal obligations, circa 1790 (Container 19)
Confederate States of America
Bond certificates, 1862-1864 (Container 20)
BOX OV 6 Currency
Foreign
Bills of exchange, 1808-1839 (Container 20)
BOX OV 7 Printing and publishing
Advertisements, broadsides, circulars, and trade cards, 1785, 1852, undated (Container 24)
Financial and legal documents
Miscellaneous, 1813 (Container 25)
Sachse, Julius F., Ephrata collection, undated (Container 25)
Ships and shipping
Agreement and regulation of seamen in the merchant service, 1796-1799 (Container 25)
BOX OV 8 Social History
African-American history
Newspapers
The Liberator, 1843, 1852, 1865 (Container 26)
National Anti-Slavery Standard, 1866 (Container 26)
Staunton Vindicator, 1860 (Container 26)
BOX OV 9 Biography
Family and personal papers
Booth family
Booth, James C.
Miscellany, 1836-1842, 1869 (Container 30)
Coates-Hornor family
Coates, Benjamin Hornor
Medical papers
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