in subject[X] American Revolution
in topic[X] Family Correspondence
in genre[X] Travel Narratives and Journals
in genre[X] Surveying and Maps
in topic[X] Philadelphia History
in topic[X] Business and politics -- Pennsylvania.
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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