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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1841 December 27, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1850 October 3, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1843 August 17, Philadelphia, to Dear Mother
1841 April 30, Woodbourne, to my dear Brother, [Philadelphia]
Search for unpaid taxes in the names of John Tearney, Samuel and Ann Jackson, and Catharine Dredger, 1847 November 10
1842 August 27, Chester, to Henry
1841 February 15, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1841 August 2, Philada, to Father, West Chester, Pa.
1844 September 8, to Thomas P. Cope Esquire
Letter from Edward Waln to Job Roberts Tyson, 1846 January 26
1846 June 28, Geneva N.Y., to Dear Mother, Philadelphia
1847 March 14, Providence, to Anna, Philadelphia
1850 August 30, Peace Dale, to My dear Cousin
Record of Searches vs. Catharine Dredger and others, 1847
Bill for ship Thomas P. Cope owner from Jacob Alburgers,1846 November 25
1841 May 31, Woodbourne, to Dear Brother, Philadelphia
1842 May 25, New Bedford, to Francis Reeve Cope, Philadelphia
Financial record of Thomas P. Cope, 1850 June 1
Financial record of Thomas P. Cope, 1841 July 8