Cope Evans Family Papers


The Cope Evans Family Papers contain the letters of the closely related Quaker families of Cope and Evans who lived in Germantown, Pennsylvania.  The materials  in the collection were created between 1730-2009. Letters  discuss family, friends and home life, and reflect the social environment of these Quaker families.  Other topics to be found within the letters include Philadelphia history, Haverford history, travels in Europe, education, illness and death, and discussions of national events such as the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the assassinations of Presidents Lincoln and McKinley.  They are a rich source of information on a large number of topics.

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1790 January 2, to John Drinker
1787 August 12, Charleston, to Dear friend, Philadelphia
1789 December 12, to Brother
Letter from Timothy Homespun to John O'Filfher, Tommy Redhot, and Jacob Milk-and-Water, 1790 December 15
Summary of indentures from William Forbes to William Stephenson, John Vannest, William Huckel, and John Teaney, 1790s
1789 March 19, to My Dear Brother
1788 September 25, Charleston
Letter to Cox & Whitehead, 1789 March 8
Letter from Thomas Pim Cope to a kinsman, 1790s
Letter from Thomas Mendenhall and Thomas Pim Cope to John Bewley, 1790 March 1