Lamb-Sykes family papers 1680-1947 1819-1911 Lamb-Sykes family papers

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Lamb-Sykes family papers 1680-1947 1819-1911 Lamb-Sykes family papers

The Lamb-Sykes family papers contain correspondence, financial and legal documents, daguerreotypes, and other materials related to the Philadelphia families' daily lives and business endeavors. The collection reflects their legal and mercantile affairs, investments, real estate, and involvement with the Mechanics Bank of Philadelphia.

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Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...

Wharton, Joseph, 1734-1816

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Joseph Wharton was a Pennsylvania settler and land speculator. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, [1794?]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191061925 ...

Wharton, Joseph, 1707-1776

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Sykes, Robert Wharton, 1796-1875

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Winchell, Joseph.

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Carswell, Samuel.

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McClellan, James E. (James Edward), 1946-

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Lamb, Lemuel, Jr., 1833-1866

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Lamb, Harriet, 1832-1853

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Kingman, Lucius.

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Washington Manufacturing Company

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Textile mill in Gloucester City, N.J., which made, among other things, shirting, drill, flannel, and diapers; incorporated 1844; built by David S. Brown. From the description of Account book, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70943005 ...

Norris, Isaac, Jr., 1865-1936

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Jackson, Rachel, 1767-1828

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Born Rachel Donelson. Some time after 1780 she married Lewis Robards and later separated from him. In 1791, believing herself divorced, she married Andrew Jackson. Later it was discovered that Robards had never completed the proceedings, and the Jacksons had to wait for a final decree and re-marry in 1794. The scandal was used by Jackson's political enemies throughout his career. Rachel died soon after his election to the presidency. From the description of ALS, 1821 July 22, Pensaco...

Pennsylvania Railroad

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The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was the largest railroad in the United States in terms of corporate assets and traffic from the last quarter of the nineteenth century until the decline of the northeast's and midwest's dominance of manufacturing, caused by the evolution of the interstate highway system and the advancements in air transportation. Originally created by Philadelphia merchants in 1846, it sought to build a trunk route from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh via the Allegheny Mountains to c...

Moore, Sarah

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La Motte Mines

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Joseph Winchell and Company

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Lamb, Samuel Carswell, 1836-1872

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Miles, George W.

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Ely, Ezra Stiles, 1786-1861

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Ezra Stiles Ely (1786-1861); Presbyterian pastor in Philadelphia; served as Stated Clerk (1825-1836) and Moderator (1828) of the General Assembly; founded Marion College in Missouri; publisher of the religious weekly, The Philadelphian. From the description of Papers, 1825-1861. (Presbyterian Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 48272966 ...

Farmers' and Mechanics' Bank in the City of Philadelphia

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Macgregor, Mary (Vocalist)

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Lamb, Lemuel, 1779-1855

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Boyd, Jennie Carlile.

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Carswell, Margaret

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Second National Bank of Philadelphia

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Sykes family

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Lemuel Lamb was born in 1779, one of nine children of Lemuel (1738-1812) and Desire Swan Lamb (1739-1797). The younger Lemuel became a merchant, moved to Delaware County, New York, and ran a store there by 1802. He invested in multiple business enterprises, including the La Motte Mining Company, the Quincy Land Group, and the Deep River Gold Mine. He served as the president of the Mechanics Bank from 1824 to 1841. Lemuel Lamb died on September 21, 1855. Margaretta Lamb w...

Sykes, Lucy Swan Lamb, d. 1900

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Grugan, Charles.

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Pepper, Margaret Lamb, d. 1851

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M'Clellan, Samuel, 1800-1853

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Sykes, Mary

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Lamb family

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Lemuel Lamb was born in 1779, one of nine children of Lemuel (1738-1812) and Desire Swan Lamb (1739-1797). The younger Lemuel became a merchant, moved to Delaware County, New York, and ran a store there by 1802. He invested in multiple business enterprises, including the La Motte Mining Company, the Quincy Land Group, and the Deep River Gold Mine. He served as the president of the Mechanics Bank from 1824 to 1841. Lemuel Lamb died on September 21, 1855. Margaretta Lamb w...

Nichols, Charles

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Epithet: Rector of Adisham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x0002da Epithet: Nonconformist minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000216.0x0001af ...

Wharton, Franklin.

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Robinson, John J.

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Lamb, Margaretta Carswell, 1801-1882

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Grugan, Annie.

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