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1Author:  Voight family.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Voight family papers 1788-1839     
 Dates:  1788-1839 
 Abstract:  The Voight Collection is a relatively small collection reflecting the interests of this Philadelphia family of clockmakers. It has documents relating to the property owned by the Voight family and their business interests. There is a series of documents relating to scales that banks asked the Voights to make. There is also a detailed order from Elias Boudinot, director of the U.S. Mint, on what to do should the Mint be closed because of fever.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.V87 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  Business and Skilled Trades | Early National Politics | Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Miscellaneous 
 Subjects:  Banks and banking -- Equipment and supplies. | Real property -- Pennsylvania. | Scales (Weighing instruments) -- Pennsylvania. | Weights and measures. | Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. 
2Author:  Shippen, EdwardRequires cookie*
 Title:  Edward Shippen letters and papers, 1727-1781     
 Dates:  1727-1781 
 Abstract:  The Edward Shippen Collection is composed of two discrete sections: two boxes of manuscripts and ten letter books. What follows is an overview of some of the most notable documents and themes in the correspondence.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Sh62 
 Extent:  10 volume(s) 
 Topics:  American Revolution | Americans Abroad | Business and Skilled Trades | Colonial Politics | Education | International Travel | Marriage and Family Life | Military History | Pennsylvania History | Philadelphia History | Seven Years' War | Social Life and Custom | Surveying and Maps | Trade | Travel 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts | Family Correspondence | General Correspondence | Maps and Surveys | Military Records | Political Correspondence | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Business and politics -- Pennsylvania. | Military supplies. | Real property -- Pennsylvania.