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1Author:  Mifflin, John F. (John Fishbourne), 1759-1813Requires cookie*
 Title:  John F. (John Fishbourne) Mifflin receipt book, 1800-1813     
 Dates:  1800-1813 
 Abstract:  The John Mifflin receipt book is a fairly straight forward collection. Mifflin had some involvement in financing the Pike Expedition, some record of which is in the transactions of the receipt book. He was also a prominent Philadelphian. As such, names of other prominent Philadelphians with whom he conducted business are recorded. The Mifflin receipt book is unusual in one respect. Occasionally, Mifflin provides hisotrical details on his property.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.M585 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Business and Skilled Trades 
 Genre:  Business Records and Accounts 
 Subjects:  Legal documents. 
2Author:  Miller, PeterRequires cookie*
 Title:  Register Book H, 1765-1777     
 Dates:  1765-1777 
 Abstract:  The Peter Miller deposition book contains a wealth of information about the social life of Philadelphia. Miller was a notary public in the city and had many people appear before him on a variety of matters. The depositions can occasionally provide intriguing details about events and litigation that happened in Philadelphia. One deposition describes a controversy over a rotten tobacco shipment, while others deal with personal disputes over debts. Some of the depositions are in German, providing insight on the German community within Philadelphia.

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 Call #:  Mss.347.96.M615 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Philadelphia History 
 Genre:  Legal Records 
 Subjects:  Legal documents. | Notaries -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.