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Pennsylvania – History – 1775-1865

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brodrick-Brodhead Letters

Identifier: SC MS 0152
Abstract Two handwritten letters dated March 5, 1841[Daniel Dingman Brodhead] and April 19, 1841 [Mary Ann Brodrick] donated to Lehigh University’s Special Collections by Robert Brodhead Honeyman, a descendent of Daniel Dingman Brodhead and Mary Ann Brodrick who married in 1847. Robert B. Honeyman was related by way of Emily (Emilie) “Lassie” Linderman Brodhead (b. 1870 – d. after 1906) of Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania, a sister of Albert and Daniel, who married a Robert Browne Honeyman June 5, 1895 of...
Dates: 1841

Pennsylvania Wool Industry Ledger

Identifier: SC MS 0217
Abstract This early 19th century ledger displays a number of Lehigh Valley family surnames which can offer an interesting insight for local genealogy. The main entries illustrate the business of wool textiles in the extended Lehigh Valley region regarding the costs paid and the amounts of wool processed in the carding and fulling mill business as well as other agricultural products such as grains and livestock. Also interesting notations were made regarding the difference in wages paid to men and...
Dates: 1820-1863