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Title Costello Family Correspondence
Author Costello, John; Costello, Nicholas; Costello, James Peter
Date 23 Jul 1868 - 8 Oct 1874
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference MSS 1, Folder 6
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Costello Family Papers, 1827-1874
Description Correspondence to and from the Costello family, some personal, and others regarding the on-going legal battle regarding the estate of Christopher Hamilton, referred to as Kennedy vs. Browne and Others.
Series Description The collection consists of papers of the Costello(e) family, who came to Philadelphia from Dublin, Ireland, in 1833. It contains correspondence dealing with real estate in Ireland and other business affairs, the American Civil War, Irish politics, and family affairs. Also present are financial and legal papers, a recipe book, and unpublished poetry by James Costello of Tennessee.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Dublin, Ireland; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality Irish
People Costello, John; Costello, Nicholas; Costello, James Peter; Costello, Georgina; Hamilton, Christopher; Kennedy, Sophie; Browne, Margaret
Keywords marriage, court, law, will, estate, family, health
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