John Ashhurst estate papers

This collection contains the papers of the John Ashhurst estate. Most of the papers, primarily correspondence and receipts, pertain to the business interests of Manuel Eyre and Manuel Eyre, Jr., Philadelphia merchants. The papers give information on commodity prices, insurance rates, and real esta...

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Main Author: Ashhurst, John 1809-1892 (Creator)
Collection:John Ashhurst Estate Papers
Collection Number:0019
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 3.5 Linear feet 3.5 linear feet, 6 boxes, 16 volumes
Summary: This collection contains the papers of the John Ashhurst estate. Most of the papers, primarily correspondence and receipts, pertain to the business interests of Manuel Eyre and Manuel Eyre, Jr., Philadelphia merchants. The papers give information on commodity prices, insurance rates, and real estate, biographical sketches of friends and testimonials from various meetings, 1699-1763, information on property valuation for various wards of Philadelphia; lecture notes of John Ashhurst (son) 1855, later a noted physician.