Franks Family Papers 1711-1821, [1965-1968]


Franks Family Papers, 1711-1821, [1965-1968]

Franks Family Papers 1711-1821, [1965-1968]

Originally from England, the Franks family were colonial merchants who settled in New York City during the 1700s. By the end of the century, they had mainly disappeared as Jews. This collection documents parts of their life through correspondence, legal documents, and financial records. The correspondence is primarily written by Abigail Franks in New York to her son, Naphtali, in England. Also included in the Papers are notes and correspondence of Dr. Leo Hershkowitz, who co-edited a book on the letters of the family entitled the , written with Isadore S. Meyer in 1968. Lee Max Friedman Collection of American Jewish Colonial Correspondence: Letters of the Franks Family (1733-1748)



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