Henry Simpson papers
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Colonel Henry Simpson (1780-1868) was an Eminent Philadelphian lawyer, active in state politics. Son of George Simpson (d. 1822), at one time Cashier of the Bank of the United States, in Philadelphia.
Letters mainly regarding state politics. Twelve letters, 1856-1862, concern Henry Simpson's book, The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, now Deceased, Philadelphia 1859.
The Henry Simpson papers were gifted to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1903 by Lucy Branson Roberts.
Original processing information unknown. Revised by Allison Hall, May 2020.
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The collection is open for research use.
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Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Items with an asterisk (*) next to them concern Henry Simpson's book, The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, now Deceased, Philadelphia, 1859. These items are from 1856 through 1862.