Papers, 1778-1931 (inclusive), 1813-1886 (bulk).


Wharton family. Papers, 1778-1931 (inclusive), 1813-1886 (bulk).

Papers, 1778-1931 (inclusive), 1813-1886 (bulk).

Papers of the Whartons and related Philadelphia families. Wharton correspondence consists of incoming personal and professional letters, 1815-1869, of Thomas Isaac Wharton and his son Henry Wharton, lawyers; Arabella Griffith Wharton to her husband Thomas I.; and miscellaneous letters 1869-1931. Other Wharton papers include: Hannah Margaret Wharton diary, 1813-1824, including recollections of her childhood; legal papers including estate records and court cases; bills and receipts, 1819-1873, mainly of Henry Wharton; accounts of servants' wages, 1854-1855; Francis Wharton, son of Thomas I., receipt book, 1852-1857; miscellany, including genealogical notes. Related family papers include: Griffith family correspondence, 1815-1842, especially the letters of Mary Griffith, author and mother of Arabella Griffith Wharton; Mary Griffith receipt book, 1825-1833; miscellaneous Griffith accounts, 1810-1845; Bayard family correspondence, 1854-1886, consisting principally of Florence Bayard letters from her father James Asheton Bayard, lawyer, and other family members; Mary Johnstone Brinley to her daughter Mary Gibbs Brinley, 1833; miscellaneous Rawle family papers, 1778, 1783; Rebecca Warner Rawle diary, 1808; Adolfo Carlos Munoz, architect and husband of Emily Wharton, incoming correspondence and miscellaneous papers 1891-1917, relating principally to his activities during the Cuban rebellion against Spain and the Spanish-American War.

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