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Field, John

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Field Land Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-172
Abstract

Letter book (1808-1814), legal documents, reports, memos, and correspondence relating to properties owned by John Field of Philadelphia between 1796 and 1815. The collection includes letters between John Field, Jr., William Meredith, Robert E. Griffith, and Robert Smith and discusses land dealings with Robert Morris and John Nicholson. Most of the materials deal with the aftermath of the 1798 collapse of land prices and with resulting attempts to dispose of much of Field's property.

Dates: 1796-1815