Joseph Gibbons account book
Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Overview and metadata sections
Joseph Gibbons (1762-1837) was born October 16, 1762, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John and Martha Gibbons. In April of 1789, he married Sarah Milhous. Joseph Gibbons died on May 1, 1837.
This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of John Gibbons's household expenses for his home in Philadelphia, for the years from 1790 to 1837. Entries include payments for dry goods, wages for servants, saddles, and services, such as sending out the washing or a home visit from a doctor.
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).