Cope family.

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Thomas Pym Cope was already an established Philadelphia merchant in 1821 when he began the first regular packet line between Philadelphia and Liverpool. The business continued throughout most of the nineteenth century, with the company name changing as successive generations assumed responsibility. The shipping company section here is primarily a record of the business conducted out of Liverpool where the packets unloaded cotton, flour, wheat, turpentine, resin, and bark, and took on salt, pig iron, tin, and ash. The line also developed a sizable passenger business.

From the description of Papers, 1787-1908. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151379447

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creatorOf Cope family. Papers, 1787-1908. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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associatedWith Almy, Brown & Slater. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown, Jeremiah, 1791-1880. person
associatedWith Brown, J. & M. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown, Moses, 1793-1879. person
associatedWith Brown, Shipley & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown, Susan Sansom, 1826-1909. person
associatedWith Cope, Anna Stewardson, 1822-1916. person
associatedWith Cope, Francis Reeve, b. 1821. person
associatedWith Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pym), 1768-1854. person
associatedWith Cox, James S. person
associatedWith Drinker, Henry, 1734-1805. person
associatedWith Drinker, Henry Sandwith, 1770-1824. person
associatedWith Drinker, Rebecca Waln, 1792-1878. person
associatedWith Haverford School (1833-1856) corporateBody
associatedWith Irish Relief Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Lyman, Tiffany & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Our, David & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Penn Normal Industrial and Agricultural School (S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pleasant family family
associatedWith Reeves, Samuel C. person
associatedWith Reeves, Samuel, d. 1864. person
associatedWith Slater, Samuel, 1768-1835. person
associatedWith Smith, James, b. 1750. person
associatedWith Sterling Manufacturing Co. (Providence, R.I.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tapscott, Smith & Co. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Liverpool (England)
Agricultural colleges
Private schools
Real property
Textile industry
Urban transportation


Active 1787

Active 1908

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