Biddle, Edward

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Alexander Biddle Family Papers

Alexander Biddle, the patriarch of the collection, was born on April 29, 1819 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Thomas A. Biddle and Christine Williams Biddle. A member of a prominent and wealthy Philadelphia family, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1838 and became a...

Letter Edward Biddle to Jasper Yeates and Matthias Slough
September 24, 1778

Edward Biddle writes to Jasper Yeates and Matthias Slough regarding "a favourable crisis approaching" in the form of the Constitutionalist party, then dominating the Pennsylvania government. They appeal to Yeates and Slough to form "a general exertion at the next election - that the Management...

Location: I-Purchase-1958-3

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1760-1779

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