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-- Manuscript Group 1185, Thomas Sharp (d. 1808) and Rebecca Sharp (fl. 1809 - 1816) Receipts, 1790 - 1821 (Bulk Dates: 1790 - 1816)

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Manuscript Group 1185, Thomas Sharp (d. 1808) and Rebecca Sharp (fl. 1809-1816)

Receipts, 1790-1821 (Bulk dates: 1790-1816), 0.2 linear feet / 5 folders

Call Number: MG 1185


Summary:

Chiefly receipts concerning Thomas and Rebecca Sharp of Salem County, New Jersey.

 

Biographical Note:

Thomas and Rebecca Sharp were residents of Woodstown in the Township of Pilesgrove, in Salem County, New Jersey.  The couple paid for the schooling of Anne Sharp, the daughter of Joseph Sharp, and were probably her guardians.  Thomas Sharp died in 1808 and left his wife Rebecca as his executor.

 

Provenance Note:

This collection was purchased in 1982.

 

Scope and Content Note:

These papers consist of the receipts of Thomas and Rebecca Sharp, dating from 1790-1821, with bulk dates of 1790-1816.  The receipts are largely those of Thomas Sharp and document services performed, goods received, and debts and taxes paid.  The papers also include a small number of accounts.

 

Folder List:

Folder

Title

Dates

1

Receipts: Thomas Sharp

1790-1802

2

Receipts: Thomas Sharp

1803-1804

3

Receipts: Thomas Sharp

1805-1808, n.d.

4

Receipts: Rebecca Sharp

1809-1816, n.d.

5

Receipts and Accounts: Non-Sharp family and unknown

1801-1821, n.d.

 

Processed by Kim Charlton, January 2000 as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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