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Title Historical articles by E.M. [Edward Matthews], 1891-1919
Object ID 2011.3.6
Object Name Article
Scope & Content Historical articles by E.M. [Edward Matthews]

1891 After
Copy of article
2 page typewritten paper on "The Old Piper Mill, its history, its legal difficulties." Discussion of Piper v. Kittson 1883, aff'd 1891, & Morgan v. Piper (1832). 3 copies.

09/27/1906
Copy of article
Typescript article: "The old mill on Wissahickon Creek." E.M. in Ambler Gazette. Also photocopy of the newspaper article from Edward Matthews Scrapbooks in the Montgomery County Historical Society. Piper house & mill. Describes mill owners, Streeper, Piper. Describes situation of mill in 1906. 2 copies.

1910 ?
Copy of article
Typescript article: "The Bloomfield Farm in Whitemarsh" by E.M. in Ambler Gazette. Mill, Streeper family, Barren Hill Church, William Streeper, George & Magdaline Streeper, John & Barbara Streeper, George & Rebecca Streeper, Jacob Streeper, Dennis Streeper, John Piper, Anthony Williams, George Hocker, Lewis A. Lukens. Many names in chain of title of farm property & mill property. Also photocopy of the newspaper article from Edward Matthews Scrapbooks in the Montgomery County Historical Society. Photocopy article is slightly longer, mentions Jones C. Fesmire. 3 copies.

1910 ?
Copy of article
Photocopies of newspaper articles from Edward Matthews' scrapbooks in the Montgomery County Historical Society. "Bloomfield Farm, Whitemarsh" and "Old Mill on the Wissahickon Creek."

08/12/1910
Typescript article: "Old Mansion for a Country Club," from the Conshohocken Recorder. Whitemarsh Country Club, Henry J. Williams farm, Bloomfield farm formerly owned by George C. Thomas, Bethesda Home, fire of 1909 that destroyed stables. By Edward Matthews?

1919 approx.
Handwritten note [original] to Mr. Haywood from L.R. asking who E.M. was who published article in Ambler Gazette on Sept. 27, 1906. Handwritten response: Edward Matthews, of Lansdale, who died about 10 years ago.

01/15/1919
Letter from S. Gordon Forsythe to Wm. H. Russel, Esq. I find no references to the Springfield mill in publications of Montgomery County Historical Society, but I do have a collection of newspaper clippings relating to the property [articles by Edward Matthews]. The articles could be typed for you. [original]



Date 1891-1919
People Hocker, Johan George
Matthews, Edward
Piper, John
Russell, William H.
Streeper, William
Thomas, George C
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1920