Pile family papers

Captain Samuel Pile was a prominent Philadelphia merchant and trader, the grandson of Nicholas Pyle (b. 1666) who emigrated from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Captain Pile was born on April 26, 1771 in Chester County, Pennsylvania, to Samuel and Elizabeth Pile. He married Rebecca Morgan...

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Main Author: Pile family (Creator)
Collection:Pile Family Papers
Collection Number:1366
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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099 |a 1366 
100 3 |a Pile family  |e creator 
245 1 |a Pile family papers  |f 1793 - 1836 
300 |a 0.33 Linear feet  |f ; 1 box (129 items) 
506 |a The collection is open for research. 
520 |a Captain Samuel Pile was a prominent Philadelphia merchant and trader, the grandson of Nicholas Pyle (b. 1666) who emigrated from England to Chester County, Pennsylvania. Captain Pile was born on April 26, 1771 in Chester County, Pennsylvania, to Samuel and Elizabeth Pile. He married Rebecca Morgan in 1795; and they had one child. Samuel Pile died on September 25, 1811, and is buried in Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church cemetery, Philadelphia. Pile was also a member of the Grand Lodge (Masons). The Pile family papers contain correspondence related to shipping and commerce, as well as letters to other members of the Pile family. They include personal news and considerable information on Philadelphia, New York, and New Orleans. Some letters are in Portuguese. 
524 8 |a Cite as: [Indicate cited item or series here], Pile family papers (Collection 1366), The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 
541 1 |a Gift of Annie Pile, 1944. 
544 |a At the Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Annie Pile collection on Samuel Pile (Collection D0087) 
555 |a Finding Aid Available Online:  
546 |a Some material in the collection is in Portuguese. 
650 7 |a International trade--18th century.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a International trade--19th century.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Social life and customs--19th Century.  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Pile Family Papers  |l 1366 
856 4 2 |y Link to finding aid  |u http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/p/Pile1366.html