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Morris family letterbook


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

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Elliston Perot Morris (1831-1914) was born May 22, 1831, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel B. Morris and Hannah Perot Morris. Morris married Martha Canby on March 21, 1861, and the couple had four children: Marriott Canby Morris (b. 1863), Elizabeth Canby Morris (b. 1866), Samuel Buckley Morris (b. 1868), and E. Perot Morris (b. 1872). Morris died on December 3, 1914.

This letterbook includes correspondence related to the resettlement of Luke W. Morris's estate, the executors of which were Samuel B. Morris and Elliston P. Morris. All letters were written by either Elliston P. Morris and Samuel B. Morris.


Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Kara Flynn
Finding Aid Date
November, 2015
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Letterbook, 1855-1859.
Volume 1

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