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Manuscript Group 382
BUCHER-HUMMEL FAMILY PAPERS
1764-1863
2.5 cubic feet


Papers of John Conrad Bucher and his descendants and of the the related Frederick Hummel family of nearby Hummelstown. A veteran of both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, John Conrad Bucher, 1730-1780, was a minister of the German Reformed Church, Harrisburg. His son, John Jacob Bucher, 1764-1827, was a member of the Pennsylvania Legislature, 1803-1808 and 1814-1816, and John Jacob's son, John Conrad Bucher, 1792-1851, was a member of the United States Congress 1831-1833. Frederick Hummel, 1728-1779, was the founder of Hummelstown. The Papers consist of correspondence, receipts, business and legal documents, engravings, photographs and miscellaneous items pertaining to the careers of The Reverend John Conrad Bucher, John Jacob Bucher and Representative John Conrad Bucher.






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