Mifflin family papers, 1772-1851


Date: 1772-1851 | Size: 0.25 Linear feet, 19 items


These are deeds and papers pertaining to the estate of Samuel Mifflin, et al., of Pennsylvania.

Background note

Samuel Mifflin (born Samuel Mifflin Francis) was the son of Colonel Turbutt Francis and Sarah Mifflin, and the grandson of Tench Francis and Elizabeth Turbutt, and of Colonel Samuel Mifflin.

Collection Information

Physical description

19 items.


Presented by Helen Joseph and accessioned, 05/--/1970 (1970 707ms).

Early American History Note

The Mifflin Family Papers consists of various documents relating to property the family owned and estates of descendants. The deed collection includes some that represent the estate of the Penn family. Also included in the collection is a plan for the Susquehanna and Tioga Turnpike.

Indexing Terms


  • Business Records and Accounts
  • Deeds.
  • Legal Records
  • Maps.

Geographic Name(s)

  • Nescopeck (Pa.) -- Maps.
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Commerce.

Personal Name(s)

  • Francis, Tench, 1730-1800
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Frick, George A., 1786-1872
  • Ingersoll, Joseph R. (Joseph Reed), 1786-1868
  • Mifflin, Charles, 1805-1875
  • Mifflin, Samuel, 1776-1829
  • Penn, John, 1729-1795
  • Penn, Richard


  • Business and Skilled Trades
  • Land and Speculation