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Richard Price correspondence with John Watson


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Richard Price (1794-1865) was Philadelphia merchant and served on Philadelphia City Council. An active member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, he was a supporter of Elias Hicks and many Quaker concerns. His friend John Watson (1774-1864) was a land surveyor and businessman and served as an Elder of Buckingham Monthly Meeting in Bucks County. Both closely followed and were involved in the events of the Hicksite-Orthodox Separation in the Society of Friends.

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2015.

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