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Wetherill Family Papers

Identifier: SC MS 0163

This collection contains documents reflecting a time frame from mid 18th century to mid 19th century. The Wetherill family was a Philadelphia Quaker family prominent in manufacture and civic leadership. The documents specifically indicate a family interest in the Philadelphia Water Works, the Schuylkill Navigation Company and promoting the establishment of the Schuylkill Canal.

Dates: Mid 18th century to the mid 19th century

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  • Repository: Lehigh University Special Collections X
  • Names: Schuylkill Navigation Company X
  • Names: Wetherill, Samuel, 1736 -1816 X
  • Subject: Schuylkill River (Pa.) X