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Letters received from son, William T. Painter, 1854

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2 ALsS from Oberlin College. William T. (b. 1836) ) was the son of James and Betsy Painter and the nephew of Minshall and Jacob. Letter to his parents describes his journey to Oberlin, including a altercation on the train. Also describes Oberlin and his reaction to its evangelical emphasis. The second letter is to his sister, Hannah, who later married Ephraim Ridgway of Darby. Describes classes and services.

Dates: 1854

Sarah Painter from Rachel Painter, 1821

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ALS from Baltimore, expressing her pleasure that Sarah is at Westtown School, of which Rachel has pleasant memories

Dates: 1821

ALsS received by Jacob Painter., 1844-1876

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Correspondents include Charles Painter, Gilbert Cope, and others. Of interest is a letter form the Smithsonian acknowledging receipt of a paper relative to the classification of knowledge. Cope declines Jacob's invitation to accompany him in a trip to Florida.

Dates: 1844-1876

Wilmer Worthington to Ann Painter, et al., 1836

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ALS in response to the letter that Ann and fellow students sent him in appreciation for his teaching at the West Chester Boarding School. He expresses his support of the teaching of science to women.

Dates: 1836

Correspondence received, ca. 1838

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2 ALsS concerning family concerns, school

Dates: ca. 1838

Mary Painter, 1851

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ALS from niece, Mary Painter, b. 1842, the daughter of James and Betsy Painter. Family news from Shady Grove.

Dates: 1851

Correspondence received, 1856-1871

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Loose letters with typed index titled Letter Book I. Letters from sisters and brothers/Minshall and James Painter, Sidney Sharpless. Letter of April 12, 1857, from Minshall gives an account of Sidney's sudden death from a stroke.

Dates: 1856-1871