Family papers, ca.1733-1894.

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Family papers, ca.1733-1894.

This collection was assembled in three major accessions, one being a group, 1791-1864, containing letters to and from Bancker and other members of his family on education, business, and personal topics, with such correspondents as Samuel Hazard, H.M. McIlvaine, James C. Montgomery, and John T. Montgomery (2 boxes). The bulk of the collection was received after 1966 and is more diverse, with more correspondence both earlier and later among family members; and also with many "extraneous" letters from prominent Americans. Many of thse letters are addressed to Frederick Beasley of the University of Pennsylvania.

ca. 1200 items.

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Montgomery, James, Captain

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