Coombe family papers

Thomas Coombe, Jr., studied for the Anglican ministry, 1768-1771. He returned to America as assistant minister to Christ Church and Saint Peter's Church in Philadelphia, but because of Loyalist sympathies, he removed to England in 1778. Family correspondence, accounts, estate papers, and othe...

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Main Author: Coombe family (Creator)
Collection:Coombe Family Papers
Collection Number:1993
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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520 |a Thomas Coombe, Jr., studied for the Anglican ministry, 1768-1771. He returned to America as assistant minister to Christ Church and Saint Peter's Church in Philadelphia, but because of Loyalist sympathies, he removed to England in 1778. Family correspondence, accounts, estate papers, and other legal papers of Thomas Coombe, collector of the Port of Philadelphia, and his children, Sarah Coombe Shields and Thomas Coombe, Jr. The bulk of the correspondence are letters of Coombe, Jr., from England. Coombe writes home about family affairs, religion, and politics, with frequent mention of Benjamin Franklin whom he visited. The letters written from 1778 to 1803 relate mostly to family matters. 
650 7 |a Family life--Personal Correspondence--18th century.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Religion--Anglican Church--18th century  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Loyalists  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Coombe Family Papers  |l 1993