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Joseph Gibbons account book


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

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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).

Collection Inventory

Account book, 1790-1837.
Volume 1

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