This page provides a list of documents in the second series of the Mifflin Family Papers listed chronologically by the date that appears on the documents. Each document is assigned an arbitrary number that serves as an identification number only and bears no relation to type or year of the Document. An item number order listing is provided in the collection finding aid.
Second Series Chronological Inventory
Type of Doc.
Six document fragments and newspaper clippings.
Two copies of print of General/Governor Thomas Mifflin, 1744-1800.
Philip Zimmer & Jas. Wright to Eliz, Mary and Susanna Bethel land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.
Map fragment, Berks County, PA showing Pool Company lands, mentions Mifflin heirs
undated letter Becky Mifflin Archer to John Mifflin Jr., Philadelphia. Transcript available.
undated letter, Becky Mifflin, Philadelphia to her future husband Henry Archer. Transcript available.
undated marriage vows Warner Mifflin to Ann Emlen
Undated ststement by Henry Archer to [Congress?] of intention to become an American and to join the American army in the fight against his Great Britain.
undated, September 5
Sylvia ___ in Carlisle to [Becky Mifflin] at Fountain Green, Philadelphia.
John Jones & wife Margaret, to David Llewelyn 400 acres in Gwyneth Township. Transcript available.
Last will & testament John Mifflin III (1690-1733). Transcript available.
James Lewis to George Mifflin (1688-1758)
Lease, 1 yr
Robert Jones & wife Ellen to William Murry, one year lease of land .
marriage of Samuel Taylor and Elizabeth Wright in Columbia signed by numerous witnesses. Transcript available.
Alice Griffith, widow to Anthony Morris, George Mifflin, & others, land in Philadelphia County on Manatawny Creek. Transcript available.
Samuel (1689-1745) & Sarah Blunston, to Samuel & Sara Bethel , land in Darby, Chester County. Transcript available.
Anthony Morris & wife Phebe to John Leacock, land in Philadelphia County. Transcript available.
Anthony Morris & wife Phebe to George Mifflin, land in Philadelphia County (one year rent).
Promissory note to Caleb Randston, Philadelphia from Note Caleb Pusey & Simon Thalford of Chester County for loan of 20 pounds "co-signed" by George Mifflin & John Mifflin.
Ship registration, Customs House, Philadelphia- for the Shallop "Tryall" “a square stern’d vessel of 20 tons built at Chichester, 1734”.
Swan Bankson & wife Mary to George Mifflin, land in Wicaco, Philadelphia County.
William Murry & wife Ann to Thomas Lewis, land on Perkiomy Creek, Philadelphia County
William Murry & wife Ann, to Thomas Lewis: the same land on Perkiomy Creek listed in #55.
Thomas Lewis & wife Hannah, to John Potts , one year rental of land on a branch of Perkimony Creek, Philadelphia County.
Thomas Lewis & wife Hannah of Colebrook Dale Twp, Philadelphia County to John Potts of Coventry, Chester County, 200 acres land.
Edward Mifflin (1685-1743), to his brother George Mifflin (1688-l758) plantation and land in Philadelphia County. Transcript available.
Samuel Mickle & wife Thomasin to George Mifflin, one year lease of land in Philadelphia County.
Samuel Mickle & wife Thomasin to George Mifflin, land near Perkamoning Creek, Philadelphia County.
Peter Worrall & wife Sara to Thomas Pearson & wife Hannah portion of 825 acres of land in Lancaster County
Deed fragment-Edward Dwolf & Mary his wife of New Castle County on the Delaware (PA) to George Foster, 264 acres of land.
George Fitzwater to Ralph Collens, lot on the north side of Pine St., Philadelphia. Transcript available.
James Hamilton (Proprietor) to Nicholas Scull (Surveyor General), request for copy of original survey ( 412 acres in 3 tracts in Colebrook Dale Township, Philadelphia County) by Samuel Mickle.
Samuel Mickle to George Mifflin, land near Olney, Philadelphia County and another tract in Colebrook Dale Twp.
deed of (original November 5, 1734 patent from Thomas and Richard Penn to Samuel Mickle. George Mifflin and Thomas and David Potts), 80 Acres of land in Berks Cnty.to others. (One of the more interesting documents, but confusing: as to date of origin.)
Casper Schaffner & wife Anna Maria to Peter Worrall, 825 acres Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.
Peter Worrall & wife Sarah to Samuel Bethel (Jr.) 825 acres in Hempfield Township, Lancaster County (same 825 acres as in #21.)
Peter Worrall & wife Sarah to Samuel Bethel Jr. 825 acres Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, PA. ( August 27, 1819 COPY of original)
Thomas Coulson, Lancaster County to Joseph Coulson, 200 acres of land & buildings on west bank of the Susquehanna, Chaneford Twp, York County.
George Mifflin (1725-1754) & Anne Eyres (Church of England Ceremony, Robert Jenney, Minister).
Gift George Mifflin (1688-1758) to his children- John, George & Sarah, land near Perkamoning Creek, Philadelphia County.
marriage of John Mifflin "The Councilor" (1714?- 1769) & Sarah Fishburn, Philadelphia, parents of Genl. Mifflin (19th c. copy in pencil in the handwriting of Lloyd Mifflin Sr., 1786-1877). Transcript available.
Isaac Jenkins to Mrs. Mary Richardson (wife of Francis Richardson) & daughters land and buildings north side of Pine St., Philadelphia same property as in #83 dated 1746?
certified copy of November 16, 1738 survey- Land near Spring Forge, Philadelphia County, surveyed by Samuel Mickle and Co
certified copy of original July 24, 1739 survey of tract of land in Colebrook Dale Township, Philadelphia County surveyed by Samuel Mickle and Company.
certified copy of original July 24, 1739 survey of tract of land in Colebrook Dale Township, Philadelphia County surveyed by Samuel Mickle and Company.
certified copy of November 16, 1736 survey Land in Colebrook Dale Township, Philadelphia County, surveyed by Samuel Mickle and Co.
certified copy of May 3, 1738, survey- of land on a branch of Manatawny Creek, Philadelphia County (near Spring Grove) surveyed by Samuel Mickle and Co.
William & Abigail Griffiths & Samuel & Elizabeth Rhoads, to Jacob Lewis, several lots on Spruce St., Philadelphia
Counterpart Deed- Jacob Lewis to Henry Steel, lots on Spruce St., Philadelphia, same lots cited in #5?
Marriage certificate of Jacob Lewis and Sarah Mifflin, witnesses' signatures of great Interest, including (later General/Governor Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800) also Francis & Mary Richardson. Transcript available.
Thomas Pearson &, wife Hannah of Darby , Chester County to Samuel Bethel : Blunston property in Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.
Power of Attorney
Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800) to friend and Uncle Jacob Lewis, Power of Attorney on eve of Thomas' first European trip, mainly, -France, back to Philadelphia early 1765. Transcript available.
Samuel Boude & wife Mary to Samuel Bethel, two-tracts of land , 547 acres in Tuscarora Gap and 126 acres in Hopewell Township, both tracts on west side of Susquehanna, then part of Lancaster County.
letter from Thomas Mifflin, Philadelphia to cousin Charles Mifflin, Ephrata. Transcript available.
Joseph Shippen & wife Mary, to Peter Wikoff lot on north side of Lombard St. between the 3rd and 4th streets from Delaware in the said city of Philadelphia.
Susanna Besswicks to Matthew McClung & heirs of Jas. Patton 55 acres & their buildings in Manor Township, Lancaster Cnty.
letter, Mary Harrison , Summerville to Becky Mifflin at Reading.
Sylvia ?__ , Social Hall, Philadelphia to Becky Mifflin , Reading.
Marriage certificate, Charles Mifflin (1753-1783) & Mary Waln (1755-1786) Their four subsequent children's dates of birth are Added on the back of this marriage certificate.
Sylvia ?__ , Social Hall, Philadelphia to Becky Mifflin c/o Genl. Mifflin, Reading. Transcript available.
Joseph Shippen, Bethlehem to John Mifflin, handwritten receipt for 50 pounds accepted on behalf of William Shippen.
Sarah Lewis to 'Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800, later General and Governor) deed to property on the Schuylkill in Northern Liberties Township, Philadelphia County that would become his home. Signed- by him, signature matching others on file, authenticity unquestioned. Transcript available.
letter, Isaac Morris to John Mifflin Jr. (1755-?) at Nottingham
Joseph Bringhurst to Nicholas Waln.
Samuel Wright to his brother William Wright Lot #23 in Columbia, PA, on Walnut St. Inherited from their father James.
Samuel Wright to Guy Johnson of York Cnty, Lot #24 on Walnut St., Columbia, PA. adjacent to Lot #23 mentioned in doc#32.
Samuel Wright to John Roberts of Lancaster, Lot #25 on Walnut St., Columbia, PA, adjacent to Lot #24 in doc #10 .
Elizabeth Mifflin, Nottingham, to Mrs. Archer (Becky Mifflin), Fountain Green. Transcript available.
Receiver General’s Office, Philadelphia to John Law, receipt for one pound specie for 40 acres of land in Manchester Twp, York County, PA
Thomas Boude, William Wright, Samuel Miller and auditors to William Russel, lot and house in Columbia, tax sale late estate of John Patton.
Solomon Heise (Jr.) (1762?-1833) and Patience Heise of Buffalo Twp., Northumberland County to Samuel Bethel 3rd. (1771-1819) Hempfield Twp. Lancaster County. Transcript available.
Samuel and Martha Groff to John Wallace, lot of land in Columbia, Pa.
Samuel Bethel 3rd (1771-1819) to Robert Barber. On back of page, statement of validity February 24, 1820.
Solomon Heise Jr. and wife Patience to her brother Samuel Bethel 3rd (1771-1819), tract of land in Buffalo Township, Northumberland County. Transcript available.
James Ewing, to Henry Herbst, lot # 21 in the town of Columbia.
George Mifflin to Ann Mifflin, land in Wicacoa Township, Southwark District, Philadelphia County.
Jacob Reinhart & wife Ann to John Mitchell, lot #36 in the town of Columbia, Pa..
Ann Mifflin to Jacob Hamscher
Ann Mifflin to George Rival, land in Southwark District, Philadelphia County.
Ann Mifflin to Jacob Hamscher, land on east side of Moyamensing Road, 20’x200’.
Ann Mifflin to John Summers, land in the District of Southwark, Philadelphia County.
Ann Mifflin to GeorgeWatters & Henry Garrison.
Ann Mifflin to Robert Merrick, land in the district of Southwark, Philadelphia County.
John and Rachel Stewart, William and Mary Johnston, Thomas and Elizabeth Johnston and Michael and Elizabeth Beard to Samuel Bethel, 3rd, lot#23 in Columbia.
John Brumfield and wife Peggy to Malcolm McDonald, 1/3 part of lot #95 in Columbia, Pa.
William Wright and wife Deborah, to Samuel Bethel, lot#23 in Columbia, Pa.
John &Sarah Brinton and Edward & Elizabeth Burd to Cornelius van Stavoren Jr.
Magdalena Stahl to Peter Gonter & wife Susanna, lot in Fairview, Manor Twp, Lancaster County, Pa.
Susanna Houston Wright to Henry Keffer, lot # 3 in York County, Westphalia Twp.(?).
Wm. & Robt Houston & Samuel Bethel (admintrs estate of John Houston) to Susanna Houston, lot # 65 in the town of Columbia.
Thomas Boude & wife Amelia to Susanna Houston, lot#99 in the town of Columbia.
Samuel Miller, Columbia and wife Mary to Edward Brlen, Martic Twp, Lancaster County & Samuel Bethel, land in Wrightsville, Hellam Twp, York County.
Samuel Miller & wife Mary to Samuel Bethel 3rd and Edward Brien, lot in Wrightsville, Hellam Twp, York County.
John Livergood & wife Hannah to Thomas Wright, lot #6 on the northern side of Fifth Street between Union and Cherry Streets in Columbia, PA.
John & Margaret Houston, Christian Schneidman, Daniel & Magdalena Scholl to John Schneidman, land in Hellam Township, York. County.
James Mifflin to Joseph & Lloyd Mifflin Sr.(1786-1877), land called “Innerlocky” on the north branch of Blacklegs Creek in Westmoreland County.
John Scheidman to Joseph C. Barker, land in Hellam Twp, York County, Pa.
Joseph C. Barker wife Mary to Henry Grubb, land in Hellam Township, York County.
Edward (William) Bonsall to William Gordon for rent of $42.50 a year.
Samuel Bethel 3rd to William Cox, lot in Wrightsville/Columbia?, northeast side of Front Street between Walnut and Susquehanna River.
Samuel Rheam to Samuel Shaffer. On reverse Samuel and Magdalena Shaffer to Robert Houston, January 16, 1823.
undated Letter to Recorder of Deeds, Philadelphia County concerning Cornelius Van Stavoren Jr. inquiring about any unsatisfied mortgages on property near 9th , Chester and Vine Streets, Philadelphia ; with August 29, 1819 certified response of Isaac Morrell, Recorder, no unsatisfied judgments from May 31st, 1811.
James Wright & wife Elizabeth to the sisters Elizabeth, Ann, Mary and Susanna Bethel and Patience Heise, land in Borough of Columbia, Pa.
PA Supreme Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, certified statement, re: Cornelius Van Stavoren Jr., no unsatisfied judgments against in past five years 1814-1819.
District Court of Philadelphia County, certified statement re: Cornelius Van Stavoren Jr., no judgments against from Sept 1814-Dec. 1819 signed by Thomas Lake.
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania,certified statement, re: Cornelius Van Stavoren Jr., no Unsatisfied judgments against in past five years 1814-1819.
Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, certified statement, re: Cornelius Van Stavoren Jr., no judgments against from Dec 1814-Dec. 1819.
Ann Bethel (1766-1823) last will and testament (PHOTOCOPY). Transcript available.
Counterpart Deed- Ann Mifflin to Seth Roberts, land Philadelphia County
James Wright to Eliz., Ann, Mary & Susanna Bethel, land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, PA.
Solomon Heise & wife Patience to Eliz, Ann, Mary and Susanna Bethel, 30 acres land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County. Transcript available.
Solomon Heise wife Patience to Eliz, Mary & Susanna Bethel, land in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County. Transcript available.
Solomon Heise & wife Patience to Eliz, Mary and Susanna Bethel and heirs of Ann Bethel, land in the Borough of Columbia and in the town of Fairview. Transcript available.
John Barber & wife Sarah to Mary Bethel, land on Front Street in Columbia, Pa. (form printed by H.W. Villee, Lancaster.)
Rental agreement (one year) Mary Bethel to Dr. James Clarkson .
Eliz, Mary and Susanna Bethel to their niece Elizabeth A.B. Heise, lot #25 on Walnut Street, Columbia, Pa.
Eliz, Mary & Susanna Bethel to their niece, Elizabeth A.B. Heise, lot # 21 on Walnut St., Columbia, PA. Transcript available.
Christian Crehly & wife Mary to John Reynolds, land in Chanceford Twp, York County, Pa.
John Musser & Jacob Eckert ,administrators to Robert W. Houston, land in Chanceford Township, York County, Pa.
John Musser and Jacob Eckert ( Adminstrs of Jacob Musser) to Robert Houston, land in Chanceford Township, York County.
Henry Heise & wife Hannah, land to his mother Patience Heise.
Robert Chalfant & wife Rebecca to Robert Chalfant Jr., 2 lots on the southwest side of Fifth Street between Union and Cherry Streets in the Borough of Columbia.
George Fairweather to George Rose, bill / receipt for services/goods for years 1834, 1835, 1837. Paid August 29, 1840.
John Stacker to Thomas Davis, land on the northeast side of Front Street, Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Republican (York) of announcement of the Marriage of John Houston Mifflin. (1807-1888) and Elizabeth Ann Bethel Heise (1813-1855) on April 9th.
George Musser , assignee in the bankruptcy of Moses Whitson, to James Crow, lot in the borough of Columbia on the southwest corner of Fifth and Union Streets.
Samuel Mifflin to J. Houston Mifflin (1801-1888), land in West Hempfield Twp, Lancaster County, Pa.
John Houston Mifflin to William Whipper , land in Borough of Columbia in area known as “Columbia extended”.