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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Incomplete diary of Thomas Pim Cope, 1800 August 31 to September 27
Letter from Henry Drinker Jr. and John Miller Jr. to B. Henry Latrobe, 1799 June 8
Publication in the Weekly Magazine on a Satirical Recipe,1798 March 14
Letter from Mary Drinker Cope to unknown recipient, 1793
Indenture from William Forbes to John Teaney, 1795 September 7; certified by Richard L. Lloyd, 1845 September 9
Indenture from William Forbes to William Huckel, 1795 September 7; certified by Richard L. Lloyd, 1845 September 9
Letter from Thomas Pim Cope to Mary Drinker Cope, 1793 March 3
Letter from Agricola to Dunlap & Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser, 1791 July 9
Receipt of transaction between Francis Johnston and John Blakey, 1793 August 8; settled 1800 November 6
1800 August 18, to Mayor & Committee for introducing water into the City of Philadelphia
Statement from a Newspaper, 1799 June 22
Letters and Diary entries from Thomas Pim Cope, 1799-1800
Publication by Philadelphus in the True American, 1799 January 22
Deed from John Keehmle to Thomas Pim Cope, 1796 February 25
1800 September 8, Lancaster, [to Rachel Drinker], Philadelphia
Letter from P. to Mr. Bradford of the True American, 1799 April 1
Letter from Thomas Pim Cope to Joshua & Joseph Pim, 1793 December 10