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Box 1

mssHM 36839-36895

 

1717, Apr. 25. Rowlandson, R-----. Answers to questions about the bequest of land from Lawrence Growden and Joseph Growden to Lawrence Growden. HM 36879 (a & b)

Annotations in other hands. Also a second questionnaire regarding the same land.
 

1720, Sep. 21. Hooper, William. Bond for discharging the legacy left to Jenifer Hooper, Martha Hooper, Elizabeth Hooper and Grace Hooper by Lawrence Growden. Attested by John Hooper and Jonathan Lobb? HM 36857

 

1753, Nov. 6. Galloway, Grace Growden, -1789. 1 letter to Elizabeth Growden Nickelson. HM 36845

 

1770, Apr. 5. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. 1 letter to Thomas Nickelson. Annotations in the hand of William S. Metford. HM 36848

 

1770, May 1. Growden, Lawrence. Last Will and Testament. Attested by William Hicks. HM 36856.

 

1770, June 7. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. 1 letter to Thomas Nickelson. HM 36849

Enclosure: Suppositious estimate (1770, June 7, HM 36854).
 

1770, June 7. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. Suppositious estimates of the value of the real and personal estates of Lawrence Growden and of the annual income thereof. HM 36854

Enclosed in: Galloway letter to Thomas Nickelson (1770, June 7, HM 36849).
 

1770, Nov. 25. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. 1 letter to Thomas Nickelson. Annotations in another hand. HM 36850

 

1772, Feb. De Normandie, John. Survey of Land in Hilltown Township. Also: draft of same. HM 36841 (a & b)

 

1773, May 1. Chapman, Thomas and Chapman, Benjamin. A Valuation of the Durham Township Lands. HM 36839

 

1773-1791. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. Accounts of transactions between Thomas Nickelson and Joseph Galloway…. HM 36853

 

[Approximately 1773]. De Normandie, John. Survey of Durham Township Land. HM 36887

Note

In Map Cabinet.
 

[Approximately 1773]. De Normandie, John. Survey of Delaware River tracts belonging to Thomas Nickelson and Joseph Galloway. HM 36892

 

[Approximately 1773]. De Normandie, John. Survey of land in Warwick Township. HM 36842

 

[Approximately 1773]. General Account of the Durham Township Lands. HM 36889 (a & b) 

Also: copy.
 

[Approximately 1773]. Survey of land in Bensalem Township. HM 36893

Note

In Map Cabinet.
 

[Approximately 1773]. Survey of Trevose and other estates in Bensalem Township. In Map Cabinet. HM 36895

 

1774, July 3. Survey of Land in Falls Township and of Goat Island adjoining the Delaware River. Also: second survey of same. HM 36894 (a & b)

Note

In Map Cabinet.
 

[Approximately 1774]. Foulke, Samuel. Survey of Land in Richland Township owned by the late Lawrence Growden. HM 36843

 

1778, Aug. 24. Collier, Ann, active 1779-1782. 1 letter to Elizabeth Nickelson. HM 36840

 

1779, May 15. Galloway, Grace Growden, -1789. 1 letter to Elizabeth Galloway Roberts. HM 36846

Following the above: letter from Galloway to Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803, 1779, May 22. Annotations in the hand of William S. Metford.
 

1781, Oct. 22. Roberts, Elizabeth Galloway. 1 letter to Ann Collier, active 1779-1782. HM 36875

Note: contains a passage quoted from a letter from Grace Growden Galloway, -1789.
 

1782, Feb. 6. Roberts, Elizabeth Galloway. 1 letter to Ann Collier, active 1779-1782. HM 36876

Annotations in another hand.
 

1782?, May 29. Morris, Deborah. 1 letter to Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803. HM 36871

Annotations in the hand of William S. Metford.
 

1782, July 19. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. 1 letter to Ann Collier, active 1779-1782 HM 36847

 

1783, Mar. 6. Roberts, Elizabeth Galloway. 1 letter to Ann Collier, active 1779-1782. HM 36877

 

[Approximately 1783]. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. An Account of the Administration of the Estate of Lawrence Growden. HM 36852

Enclosure: Abel James’ second valuation of the lands owned by Joseph Galloway and Thomas Nickelson, before 1803.
 

1784, Apr. 2. Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803. 1 letter to Thomas Nickelson. HM 36851

Annotations in another hand.
 

1785, June 3. James, Abel, -1790. General Account of Lands sold for account of Thomas Nickelson by Abel James, -1790 and John Thompson, 1744-1819. HM 36858

 

1785, June 20. Thompson, John, 1744-1819. 1 letter to Thomas Nickelson. HM 36880

 

1789, Sep. 14. James, Able, -1790, and Thompson, John, 1744-1819. 1 letter to John Jeffery and Ellis Button Metford. HM 36859

 

1789, Sep. 16. Garland, George. Certificate attesting to the legality of deeds of lease and release between Ellis Button Metford and his wife on the one part of Abel James, -1790, and John Thompson, 1744-1819 on the other. Also signed by H. Y. Stephens and John Willis. HM 36844

Preceding the above: fragment of copy of said deed.
 

Before 1790. James, Able, -1790. Abel James’ second valuation of lands owned by Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803 and Thomas Nickelson. HM 36888

Enclosed in: Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803, An Account of the Administration of the Estate of Lawrence Growden, c.1783 (HM 36852).
 

1794, Nov. 29. Thompson, John, 1744-1819, and Shoemaker, Edward. 1 letter to John Jeffery. HM 36882

Following the above: letter from Thompson and Shoemaker to Ellis Button Metford.
 

1802, June 2. Thompson, John, 1744-1819. Record of the sale and rental of lands owned by Thomas Nickelson and his wife. HM 36881

 

[1803?]. Notes regarding debts to the estate of Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803. HM 36890 

 

1815, Dec. 13. Ross, Charles Bayne Hodgson. 1 letter to “a particular friend.” HM 36878 

 

Between 1815 and 1821. Remarks on Buonaparte’s [sic]. HM 36891

 

1816, Dec. 24. Burton, Ann Grace Roberts. 1 letter to Ellis Button Metford. HM 36873 

 

1816, Dec. 26. Metford, Ellis Button. 1 letter to ----. HM 36861

Following the above: draft of letter from Metford to John Thompson, 1744-1819.
 

1817, Aug. 25. Metford, Ellis Button. 1 letter to Anne Grace Roberts Burton. HM 36860 

 

1817, Oct. 9. Burton, Ann Grace Roberts. 1 letter to Ellis Button Metford. HM 36874 

 

1817, Oct. 13. Metford, Ellis Button. 1 letter to John Thompson, 1744-1819. HM 36862 

Following the above: draft of letter from Metford to Thompson, 1819, Mar. 30.
 

1824, Dec. 4. Metford, William. 1 letter to Joseph Metford. HM 36863

 

1829, Sep. 19. Thompson, Jonah, 1786-1861. 1 letter to Ellis Button Metford. HM 36886

Also: related piece.
 

1846. [Metford, William?]. Genealogical chart showing heirs to lots in Philadelphia owned by Lawrence Growden. HM 36866

 

[1846]. [Metford, William?]. Sketch and description of six lots in Philadelphia owned by heirs of Thomas Nickelson and Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803. HM 36869

 

1851, May 6. Thompson, John James, 1815-1875. 1 letter to William Metford. HM 36883

 

1851, May 6. Thompson, John James, 1815-1875. Record of lots in Philadelphia owned by heirs of Thomas Nickelson. HM 36885

 

1851, June 3. Metford, William. 1 letter to John James Thompson, 1815-1875. HM 36864

Following the above: miscellaneous computations.
 

1851, June 20. Grogan, Edwin. Last Will. Also signed by E. A. Metford? ----- Foot? HM 36855 

 

1851, Aug. 2. Thompson, John James, 1815-1875. 1 letter to William Metford. HM 36884 

 

1851, Oct. 11. Metford, William. 1 letter to John James Thompson, 1815-1875. HM 36865

Annotations in the hands of William Metford and William S. Metford.
 

1859, Aug. 2. Place, Frances G? 1 letter to “My Dear Cousin.” HM 36872

Also: letter from Place to “My Dear Cousin,” 1859, Sep. 1 fragment.
 

1869, Dec.? [Metford, William?]. Record of the estimated value of lots in Philadelphia owned by the heirs of Thomas Nickelson and Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803. HM 36867

 

1869, Dec. Metford, William. Record of the sale of lots in Philadelphia owned by the heirs of Thomas Nickelson and Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803. HM 36868

 

1874, Jan. Metford, William S. Note regarding the Thomas Nickelson and Joseph Galloway, 1731-1803 properties in Pennsylvania. HM 36870

Also: two related pieces.
 

Ephemera.

Physical Description: 12 pieces.