Howell family correspondence
This collection is composed of correspondence of Elizabeth Howell and her family, Philadelphia-area Quakers. Most of the letters were received by Elizabeth Howell, many are condolence latters on the death of her mother in 1866. In addition to family news, there is a receipt for tuition at Friends Select School, a letter of acknowledgement from Israel Howell to Chester Monthly Meeting, and a short note relating the reaction of the author to the assasination of Abraham Lincoln. Correspondents include Sally R. Howell and Jacob Howell.
- 1841-1885, bulk 1841-1876
- Howell, Elizabeth, 1834-1876 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Elizabeth Howell was a birthright Quaker. She was born in 1834, the daughter of Israel and Elizabeth Rowland Howell of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania. She died unmarried in 1876.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.)) : 3 folders, 85 letters
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Paul Glenn. Method of acquisition--Purchased from; Date of acquisition--1978.
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