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 Title:  Shippen family papers, 1733-1878     
 Dates:  1733-1878 
 Abstract:  The Shippen Family Collection is composed of two boxes of loose-lead correspondence and other documents. This collection is part of the larger Shippen-Burd Papers. What distinguishes this collection from the others is the large amount of female letter writers. Elizabeth Shippen is the largest single writer in this collection and her correspondents include members of the family and other prominent women, such as Jane Galloway Shippen.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Sh61f 
 Extent:  0.5 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Literature, Arts, and Culture | Marriage and Family Life | Philadelphia History | Seven Years' War | Social Life and Custom | Women's History 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Family Correspondence | Literature | Military Records