Morris M. Wexler collection of Philadelphia deeds
Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts [Contact Us]3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6206
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Morris M. Wexler, was born in Philadelphia. He was a Philadelphia attorney and philanthropist. He specialized in bankruptcy and commercial law. Wexler graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1924 earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1927.
Five documents consisting of land deeds related to two locations in Philadelphia. Three of the deeds regard three lots and structures on Spruce Street between 13th and Broad Streets, purchased by the Reverend William P. Hinds in 1851 and 1852 and sold by Reese D. Fell, Hartman Kuhn, and George F. Lehman. The remaining two deeds relate to a lot and premises located to the northwest of the intersection of Walnut and 42nd Streets, purchased by Margaret Frazier in 1885 from Annie C. Barnes and sold by Frazier in 1887 to William H. Castle.
Gift of William M. Wexler.
- Frazier, Margaret
- Barnes, Annie C.
- Hinds, Willliam P. (William Prescod)
- Wexler, Morris M. (Morris Martin)
- Castle, William H.
- Lehman, George F.
- Kuhn, Hartmann
- Fell, Reese D.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- April 2020
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
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