These letters and papers include ten small volumes of letterbooks (1752-1781), and ca. 100 pieces of correspondence with Joseph Shippen (1750-1778). Topics discussed are business in Philadelphia and Lancaster, provincial politics, army supply in the French and Indian War, land purchases and speculation, housebuilding, and family affairs.
Allen, William, 1704-1780 | Alricks, Harmanus, 1764-1840 | American Revolution | Americans Abroad | Armstrong, John | Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765 | Brockden, Charles | Burd, Edward. | Burd, James, 1726-1793 | Business Records and Accounts | Business and Skilled Trades | Business and politics -- Pennsylvania. | Chew, Benjamin, 1722-1810 | Coleman, William, 1704-1769 | Colonial Politics | Croghan, George | Education | Family Correspondence | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803 | General Correspondence | Hamilton, James, 1710-1783 | Harris, John, 1726-1791 | International Travel | Jameson, David | Lawrence, Thomas, 1744-1823 | Letterbooks. | Logan, William, 1718-1776 | Maps and Surveys | Marriage and Family Life | Military History | Military Records | Military supplies. | Morris, Robert Hunter, 1713-1764 | Penn, John, 1729-1795 | Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- To 1775. | Pennsylvania History | Peters, Richard, 1704-1776 | Philadelphia History | Political Correspondence | Real property -- Pennsylvania. | Seven Years' War | Shippen family | Shippen, Edward, circa 1703-1781 | Shippen, William, 1712-1801 | Social Life and Custom | Surveying and Maps | Trade | Travel | Travel Narratives and Journals | United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763. | Willing, Charles