The Resource Papers of the Lea family, (manuscript)

Papers of the Lea family, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of the Lea family, 1770-1949
Title
Papers of the Lea family
Inclusive dates
1770-1949
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers of the Lea and allied families of Delaware and Pennsylvania include correspondence, financial papers, legal papers, clippings and notes, a broadside, sketches and illustrations, and a photograph
  • Financial papers of Thomas Lea, Wilmington, Del., contain letters concerning flour and wheat prices, and papers regarding the estate of Cantwell Jones
  • Financial papers of William Lea, Wilmington, Del., concern Brandywine Mills and the estate of Thomas Lea
  • Miscellaneous material includes newsclippings and notes pertaining to the Lea family and Brandywine Village (Wilmington, Del.); a New Jersey three shilling note, 1776; indentures, 1794-1828, for land sales in Delaware and Pennsylvania; land grants for tracts in Northampton County, Penna., 1795-1809; a draft plat of a tract of land in Bradford County, Penna.; and architectural plans and sketches for an unidentified school
  • Sketches and illustrations include a ribbon depicting the Women's Pavilion at the Philadelphia International Exhibition; silhouettes and a bookplate; engravings of Washington's Tomb and the East River; and a photograph of Brandywine Mills
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of the Lea family, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu01322.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide available.
Extent
66
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2480133
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ALV8212
  • (OCoLC)647874072
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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