Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
.25 linear feet; 50 items
The papers of John Fitch, surveyor, clockmaker, silversmith, and inventor from Bucks County contain letters, agreements, and other legal papers relating to surveys and sale of lands in Ohio, and to the building of his steamboat. Fitch's ledger and daybook, 1773-1776 include accounts for button and silverware manufacture and for worker's wages. Also in the papers are Jonathan Delaney ledger, 1799-1828, for weaving; Warminster Township, Montgomery County, tax list, 1763; a summary of tax receipts and tax debt of the Province of Pennsylvania, 1770.