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Series I. Family Correspondence, 1777-1869

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains correspondence between the Burd Family, Edward Burd and friends, the Hubley family, and the Shippen Family. It contains information about both the Burd and Shippen family genealogies. Much of the women's correspondence describes family affairs such as health issues, family meetings and household life after the Revolutionary War. The correspondence between the men is mainly in the form of business advice, inquiring about family members, and travel.


Box 1
Folder 1 Edward Burd Domestic Correspondence, 1777-1823
Folder 2 Edward Burd Domestic Correspondence, 1777-1823
Folder 3 Edward Burd Correspondence, 1777-1821
Folder 4 Edward Burd Correspondence, 1777-1821
Folder 5 Edward Burd Correspondence, 1777-1821
Folder 6 Edward Burd Correspondence, 1777-1821
Folder 7 Edward Burd Correspondence, 1777-1821
Folder 8 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 9 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 10 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 11 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 12 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 13 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 14 Hubley Family Correspondence, 1788-1869
Folder 15 Sarah Burd Family Correspondence, 1790-1837
Folder 16 Sarah Burd Family Correspondence, 1790-1837
Folder 17 Margaret Coxe to Sarah Burd, 1816-1834
Folder 18 Edward Burd from Jacob Hubley, 1818-1833
Folder 19 Elizabeth Burd Family Correspondence, 1836-1845
Folder 20 Burd Family Correspondence, undated
Folder 21 Shippen Genealogy, undated
Folder 22 Edward Shippen from Cousin John, undated
Folder 23 Edward Shippen [Poem], undated