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Christopher Marshall Jr. account book


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

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Christopher Marshall (1709-1797) was born Sixth Month, 1709 in Dublin, Ireland. In 1727 or 1729, Marshall traveled to Philadelphia after being disinherited by his family. He joined the Society of Friends at Middletown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Beginning in 1736, Marshall worked in manufacturing chemicals in Philadelphia. In 1735 or 1736, he married Sarah Thompson, and the couple had four children. He later married Abigail Fisher Cooper. In 1777, he moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He died May 4, 1797, in Philadelphia.

This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Christopher Marshall Jr., which records the accounts of various individuals, including payments made and account balances.


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, 1771-1796.
Volume 1

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