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William Penrose financial records


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.

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William Penrose (1768-1816) was born in Philadelphia in 1768, the son of Thomas Penrose and Ann Dowding. Penrose was a member of the Pennsylvania Assembly. He married Annah (or Hannah), daughter of Ebenezer Norwood by his wife Abigail Emmes, in Boston, Massachusetts, in December of 1795. William Penrose died in Philadelphia in December, 1816.

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the estate account books of William Penrose. The volumes generally record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances for the estate of William Penrose.

The William Penrose financial records were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1954 by Richard Cadbury.

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

Estate account book, vol. 1, 1817-1829. 0.15 linear ft..
Volume 1
Physical Description

0.15 linear ft.

Estate account book, vol. 2, 1817-1830. 0.15 linear ft..
Volume 2
Physical Description

0.15 linear ft.

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