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Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

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Historical Letters and Manuscripts, 1747-1934 (continued)
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
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., 1806 (Container 31)
Coates, Thomas
Will, 1719 (Container 32)
Franklin, Benjamin, 1787 (Container 33)
BOX OV 10 McAllister family
McAllister and Brother, 1854, undated (Container 34)
McAllister, W. Mitchell, undated (Container 35)
McAllister, William Young
Advertisements and broadsides, undated (Container 35)
James W. Queen & Co., undated (Container 35)
BOX OV 11 Penn family
Appointments, bonds, commissions, and other documents, 1725-1726, 1736, 1756-1763, 1771 (Container 36)
BOX OV 12 Estate papers
Correspondence, 1814 (Container 36)
Family members
Penn, John, 1743, 1783 (Container 36)
BOX OV 13 Penn, William
"Laws Made and Passed by William Penn, 1700-1709," undated (Container 36)
BOX OV 14 Proposed sale of Pennsylvania to England, 1711-1712 (Container 36)
Legal and legislative documents, 1705, 1732, undated (Container 36)
Politics, 1698-1701 (Container 37)
BOX OV 15 Wetherill family
Family members
Wetherill, Samuel (1736-1816)
Estate papers, 1812-1816 (Container 40)
Free Quakers
Meetinghouse
Architectural drawings, circa 1783 (Container 40)
Broadsides, 1781 (Container 41)
Prints and photographs, undated (Container 41)
BOX OV 16 Massey, Sarah, estate papers, 1774 (Container 41)
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