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Title Family Correspondence from James Costello
Author Costello, James Peter
Date 27 Dec 1852 - 12 Dec 1855
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference MSS 1, Folder 3
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Costello Family Papers, 1827-1874
Description Letters from James Costello and his business associates in Dublin to his family in New York. These letters include details about the Costello family's real estate business, legal troubles and the administration of their late father's estate, as well as personal details and enquiries into their health, daily lives and feuds.
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 Also present are financial and legal papers, a recipe book, and unpublished poetry by James Costello of Tennessee.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; Motives for Emigration
Places New York City, United States; Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
People Costello, Nicholas; Costello, John; Costello, Cornelius
Keywords family, health, money, business, real estate, death, will, settlement, rent
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