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Library Summary

Status: Proposed
Type: Real
Size: Small (51 - 100)

Robert Morris

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1806-05-08
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Occasional mention in correspondence: "... having got my family and books removed to a place of safety, my mind is more at ease, and my time is now given up to the public, although I have many thousand pounds' worth of effects here, without any prospect of saving them." (RM to Commissioners, 21 December 1776 from Philadelphia).
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No mention of books/library in will; Philadelphia County, PA Probate Records (dated 13 June 1804)
Morris' library was likely sold near the end of Morris' life as payment for debts
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1734-01-20
Date of death
1806-05-08
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male
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