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Correspondence and papers, 1858-1867

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence, receipts, and the forty-ninth Annual Report of the Philadelphia Orphan Society (1863). Correspondents include prominent Philadelphia socialite and founder of the Orphan's Society Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869), Elizabeth Fisher a member of the Orphan's Society, and husband Alexander Biddle who in 1864 was living in a camp South West of Culpepper, Virginia.

Dates

  • Creation: 1858-1867

Repository Details

Part of the University of Delaware Library Special Collections Repository

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