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Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

George Mifflin Dallas (1792-1864), Henry Myer Phillips (1811-1884), and Isaac Phillips (1812-1889), undated, 1844-1857

Scope and Contents

This series primarily contains political correspondence between Vice President George Mifflin Dallas and Pennsyslvania Representative Henry Meyer Phillips. Also included are invitations from Philadelphia citizens to the vice president to attend Fourth of July celebrations. The series is rounded out by two letters from Issac Phillips to Dallas.

Dates: undated, 1844-1857

Phillips Family papers

Identifier: P-17

This Collection contains personal papers, correspondence, and other material relating to the Phillips family, 1733-1954. The majority of the materials are in regard to the following family members: Jonas Phillips (1733-1802), Naphtali Phillips (1815-1868), Joseph Phillips (1811), Rebecca Hart Phillips (1812), Joshua Phillips (1852-1858), Isaac Phillips (1830-1884), Roslie Solomons Phillips (1872-1945), Naphtali Taylor Phillips (1895-1954).

Notable objects in this collection include Jonas Phillips' copy of a book on the laws and practice of shehita, printed in Wandsbeck, Germany, in 1733; Naphtali Phillips' letters regarding Congregation Shearith Israel; Isaac Phillips' correspondence relating to his position as Appraiser of Merchandise for the Port of New York; Roslie Solomons Phillips' letters from Eleanor Roosevelt; and Naphtali Taylor Phillips' correspondence relating to Congregation Shearith Israel, the Touro Synagogue, the Federation of American Zionists, the National Conference of Jewish Charities (Committee on Palestinian Charities), and Adolphus S. Solomons. Collection also contains published Masonic materials, political memorabilia, and a letter from George Mifflin Dallas to an unidentified member of the Phillips family, 1856.

Dates: undated, 1752, 1758-1955

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