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Williams family papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Benjamin Williams, son of Thomas and Rachel (Warner) Williams of Philadelphia, married Esther Dubre, daughter of James and Sarah (Lacey) Dubre of Wrightstown, Pa., in 1808. They corresponded with Esther's sisters, Mary and Martha Dubre of Wrightstown, Bucks Co., Pa., and with her sister and brother in law, Armelle and Charles E. Lippincott of New York City. Their nephews, Isaac and Charles B. Williams of Philadelphia, wrote to their Roberts cousin and aunt of Bucks County, Pa.

Arranged in folders: 1. Miscellaneous family papers.; 2. Correspondence, 1804-1841; 3. Correspondence, 1822-1841; 4. Correspondence,1849-1863.

Source of acquisition--Tolles Fund. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1999.

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