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Sansom Perot papers


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Sansom Perot (1826-1899) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1826, the son of William S. Perot and Mary William Poultney. He died in Philadelphia in October, 1899.

This collection is comprised of the correspondence, financial records, and legal records of Sansom Perot Morris. The collection includes hand drawn maps of property, copies of Sansom Perot's will, loose financial documents, rent contracts, deeds, and correspondence.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
March, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Correspondence, 1846-1872. 1 folders.
Box 32 Folder 1
Scope and Content note

Business correspondence of Sansom Perot, related to the buying and selling of property.

Physical Description

1 folders

Financial records, 1841-1857. 1 folders.
Box 32 Folder 2
Scope and Content note

Handwritten receipts.

Physical Description

1 folders

Legal records, 1842-1872. 1 folders.
Box 32 Folder 3
Scope and Content note

Hand drawn maps of property, notes on prices of property, copy of Sansom Perot's will, rent contracts, and copies of leases and deeds.

Physical Description

1 folders

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