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Price: Robert C. Price Papers, 1842-1895 (2)

Call Number: MG-724

1 box     9 folders     .25 cubic ft.

Repository: LancasterHistory.org (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 15

Description: This collection contains personal and business letters including political and religious references, examples of school work/assignments and other teaching related documents and assignments from the Court of Common Pleas Lancaster County to arbitrate cases.

Creator: Price, Robert C.

Conditions for Access: No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English

Source of Acquisition: Transferred from Document Collection, 31 May 2014. May be a gift of Miss Ida Price Preston, 1945.

Biographical Information: Robert C. Price taught at Millersville Normal School.

Administrative History: Processed and finding aid prepared by PH, July 2014.

 

Folder 1 School work and assignments

A partial sheet of French terminations. No signature, date or name of the person who wrote this piece.

A paper by Charles H. Brunner “The life of Zwingli especially as connected with the Swiss Reformation” Dec. 7, 1895 for Dr. Dubbs.

A poem “Rough and Ready again”. No author or date indicated.

A paper on geometry/the calculations of angles. No author or date indicated.

Three sheets with a scheme to calculate dates. No author or date indicated.

 

Folder 2 Arbitrations for the Court of Common Pleas for the County of Lancaster

Heilman and Rank vs. John G. Hacker January 1865, Wm. M. Slaymaker Prothonotary, attached is the decision by Robert C. Price

Philip Lebzelter vs. Wm. Morton and Fredrick Dorwart April 1865, H. K. Snyder Prothonotary

Three cases on one document for Jacob Brubaker vs. School directors of Conroy Twp. by Joseph C. Snyder, William H. Beane vs. same by Robert c. Price and Jacob C. Markley vs. same by Henry K. Snyder, all November 1865, G. Clarkson Prothonotary

John F. Balmer vs. B. H. Lehman and Peter H. Lehman by Joseph C. Snyder, William B. Miley and Robert C. Price November 1865, G. Clarkson Prothonotary

A. Henn Smith vs. Stephen G. Brickham and Sarah Brickham Trustees, by John Hamilton, Robert C. Price and Joseph C. Snyder, April 1866, G. Clarkson Prothonotary

Hamilton Alticke vs. Stephen G. Brickham and Sarah Brickham Trustees, by George Martin, Robert C. Price and James C. Carpenter, April 1866, G. Clarkson Prothonotary

 

Folder 3 Curriculum

A document providing the curriculum for the following teachers Mrs. McGlee, Miss. White and Miss. [Frazer]. No author or date indicated.

 

Folder 4 School Ephemera

A note to Robert C. Price informing him of school directors meeting in Millerstown from Jacob Seitz, 1855

Letter from J. N. Montgomery to R. C. Price informing Price that Montgomery is returning Price’s “Work on Penmanship “ by John Himer to Kauffman’s Hotel where Price can retrieve it., 1861

An excuse addressed to Mr. Price from R. E. Fahnestock, 1868

An excuse addressed to Mr. Price from Kate Pool, Lancaster, 1868

A note from J. I. Mombert detailing an announcement that Mr. Price is to give the day before Christmas break, 18 December 1868

 

Folder 5 Letters of Recommendation

A letter of recommendation for Robert C. Price from J. P. Wickersham principal of (Millersville) State Normal School and W. V. Davis principal of Lancaster Academy, 1863

A letter of recommendation for Robert C. Price from F. A. Muhlenberg, Lancaster, 1863 and S. W. Reigart, principal of Lancaster High School, 1863

A letter of recommendation for Robert C. Price from J. B. Livingston attorney Lancaster Pa., 1870

A letter of recommendation for Robert C. Price from George Brubaker district attorney Lancaster, 1870

 

Folder 6 Preamble to a Teachers Society’s constitution

A document that appears to be the preamble of a constitution for an organization of directors and teachers of the common schools of the city of Lancaster, PA. Not signed or dated.

 

Folder 7 Personal Letters

A letter inviting R. Price to lectures about conformation by L. Bowman, 1858

A letter from Sarah Price to Robert of a personal nature, Lancaster, 1859

A personal letter from J. H. McCausland to Mr. R. Price, 1859

A letter from John H. Hopkins in Burlington, VT in reply to R. C. Price’s inquiry of a job and commenting on his, Hopkin’s, “Bible View of Slavery”, 1864

A letter from Alonso Potter, Philadelphia, about an edition of Butler’s Sermons, 1865

A letter from Abraham Nice, Philadelphia, to Robert Price referring to the Republican Party, 1868

 

Folder 8 General Letters

A letter from Samuel C. Golden, The Kittanning Insurance Company, offering R. C. Price the opportunity to be their representative in Lancaster County, no date

A letter from Jacob Price to Frederic Long notifying Long to vacate the house on North Queen St. at the end of the nine month lease, 1842

A telegram for R. C. Price, 1865

A note to Robert Price from P. Donnelly, alderman, 1877

A note from Jesse T. Brush to Mr. Price about the forming a debating society, 1854

A letter from Amos H. Mylin informing R. C Price that a Legislative Directory containing the State Constitution has been sent, 1885

 

Folder 9 Letters to publisher

A copy of a letter to Lower, Barnes & Co., Philadelphia, from R. C. Price requesting they publish his manuscript “Key to Stoddard’s Practical Arithmetic”, 1868

A copy of a letter to A. F. Barnes & Co., New York, from R. C. Price requesting they publish his manuscript “Key to Stoddard’s Practical Arithmetic”, 1869

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