Category Archives: Law and Insurance

FitzSimons, Thomas

Letter to Peter, John, and James Dowdy from Thomas FitzSimons, 1796. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Thomas FitzSimons FitzSimons, Thomas, 1741-1811. About the collection Letter dated 1796 May 31, Philadelphia to Peter John and James Dowdy, Montserrat, Fitzsimons requests … Continue reading

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Account book

Account book of unidentified firm, 1804–1809. 1 volume (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Volume listing ships names, owner or captain, ports of origin and destination, and financial information, primarily for voyages to and from Philadelphia between 1804 and 1809. … Continue reading

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Fitzgerald, Anne

Anne Fitzgerald indenture, 1773. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Indenture, 1773 January 28, Co. Cork, Ireland., Indenture of Anne Fitzgerald of Youghal, Co. Cork, to Capt. Noel Todd, master of the ship Loving Union, for a term … Continue reading

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Hepburn, W. Horace

W. Horace Hepburn business papers, 1880–1923. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About W. Horace Hepburn W. Horace Hepburn was an attorney at law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His wife, Elizabeth Barry Hepburn, was the grandniece of Commodore John Barry. About the … Continue reading

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Davies, Cecil D., Jr.

Cecil D. Davies Jr. papers, 1946. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Complete assignments and related materials from a correspondence course on Maritime Law for Seamen taken by Cecil Davies in 1946.

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Morgan, Charles

Charles Morgan summons and deposition, 1846. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Summons and deposition of Charles Morgan in the case of William Henry Pingle vs. David Geisinger, 1846. Types of material Legal documents

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Charming Betsey (Brig)

Charming Betsey (Brig) oath of ownership, 1750. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection 1750 oath by William Morrell that the brigantine Charming Betsey, taken from the French in 1744, is now his sole property. Types of material Legal … Continue reading

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Clara (Brig)

Clara (Brig) records, 1850. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Documents related to damage to the brig Clara discovered while the ship was off the coast of Sierra Leone in 1850. Includes a statement by George Hewitt, master … Continue reading

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Walker, Robert F.

Robert F. Walker seamen’s protection certificate, 1851. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This document certifies that Robert F. Walker, American Seaman, is a citizen of the United States. Signed by the Collector of the District of Baltimore, … Continue reading

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Maritime documents

Maritime documents collection, 1766–1951. 6 boxes, plus 22 oversize folders (2.5 linear feet). About the collection A collection of records related to maritime commerce. Records include: correspondence; invoices; bills of lading; ship manifests; freight lists; payroll sheets; bills of sale … Continue reading

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