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Manuscript Collection No. 382
Jonas Phillips was born in Germany in 1736. Phillips was a merchant, patriot, and patriarch of the Phillips family in America. Phillips was a founder of Congregation Mickve Israel, Philadelphia, and served in the Philadelphia militia during the Revolutionary War. Phillips married Rebecca Mendez Machado, with whom he had twenty-one children. Phillips died in 1803.
Collection consisting of receipt books, 1759-1789, promissory notes, 1770-1800, and miscellaneous correspondence and documents, 1759-1819; together with a receipt book of his wife, Rebecca Machado, 1803-1827.
Terms of Access and Use
The Jonas Phillips Papers are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
Mrs. Arthur Sultan, by the act of donating the Jonas Phillips Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Jonas Phillips and his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Jonas Phillips Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-382. Jonas Phillips Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Jonas Phillips Papers were received from Mrs. Arthur Sultan, Woodmere, New York, in 1965.
Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.
Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Phillips, Jonas, -- 1736-1803. -- Manuscripts
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783