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Title Curtis Family Notebook
Date 1843
Document Type Personal Account
Reference Mss 72, Folder 30
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Curtis Family Papers, 1838-1929
Description A notebook from the Curtis family papers that contains a number of miscellaneous entries. The start of the notebook appears to be practice calligraphy, whilst the second half is taken up by copies of memorials, bills, letters and law cases.
Series Description The collection contains letters to John Curtis and his mother, Bridget, living in Philadelphia, from family members living in Belfast and Mountmellick, Ireland, which describe conditions during the famine in Ireland and discuss family news and plans for emigration. Also included is a copy book and miscellaneous family documents.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Motives for Emigration
Places Mountmellick, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Keywords law, memorial, bills, money, records
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania