Peters, Richard, 1704-1776

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Rev. Richard Peters was a clergyman. He was the uncle of Judge Richard Peters of Philadelphia.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1765, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190878612

Philadelphia clergyman, provincial secretary and councillor.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to [John Penn?], 1772 Mar. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165787

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to John Penn, 1771 July 6. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122347823

Pennsylvania clergyman, provincial secretary and secretary to the proprietors, member of Pennsylvania Council. He was involved with Indian affairs as provincial secretary and as a missionary.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas Scattergood et al., 1757 June 4. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122684201

Church of England clergyman and Pennsylvania governmental official.

Peters served as Pennsylvania's provincial secretary, 1742/43-1762, and as provincial councilor, 1749-1776.

From the description of Letter and order, 1757 Apr. 15-1760 Feb. 18. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 39378546

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referencedIn Techtama, Cherokee chief. A message from Techtama and Homwhyowa or the Wolf King the two chiefs of the Cherokees to the Delawares : as it was delivered by Lowe [i.e. Wheunclowo] the messenger at Philadelphia to Mr. Peters & Israel Pemberton, 1758 June 20 / John Hart interpreter. Newberry Library
referencedIn Smith, William, 1727-1803. Papers, 1690-1871 (bulk 1748-1804). University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756. A Brief account of Pennsylvania : in a letter to Richard Peters, Esq., in answer to some queries of a gentleman in Europe / By Lewis Evans, 1753. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Tempsford Hall papers, 1669-1916. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson papers, 1752-1795 Library Company of Philadelphia
referencedIn Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809. Draper manuscripts: Daniel Brodhead papers, 1775-1846. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Berks and Montgomery County Papers, 1693-1869. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Horsfield, Timothy, 1708-1773. Papers, 1733-1771. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811. Draper manuscripts: Jonathan Clark papers, 1728-1810. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Dorsey, Greensbury, d. 1807. Family papers, 1734-1861. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Provincial Council,. Report of the Commissioners to the Albany Congress : ms., 1754 Aug. 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Burd-Shippen Papers, 1708-1792 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Dreer, Ferdinand J. (Ferdinand Julius), 1812-1902. Autograph collection. 1492-1925 Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Minutes of Indian treaties and conferences, 1721-1760, [n.d.]., 1721-1760 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Syng, Philip, 1703-1789. Bill sent to Richard Peters, 1752 Aug. 1. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1765, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Gratz, Simon. American political subjects, 1641-1922. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760. Papers, 1741-1783 (inclusive), 1741-1760, 1783 (bulk). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Documents, 1728-1816, relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution, 1728-1816 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Hughes, John. Papers, 1725-1818. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Burd, James, 1726-1793. Burd-Shippen Papers, 1740-1792 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Edward Shippen letters and papers, 1727-1781, 1727-1781 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775. Thomas Penn letter, 1754. Litchfield Historical Society
referencedIn Moore, James Clark. James Clark Moore collection, 1683-1830. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Pennsylvania. Provincial Council. Drafts of the minutes, 1757-1758. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Northamton County (Pa.) papers, ca. 1682-1887. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. Papers, 1697-1845. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Barton, Thomas, 1730-1780. Letter : Redding [i.e. Reading, Pa.], to Richard Peters, [Philadelphia, Pa.], 1756 Feb. 6. Newberry Library
referencedIn Peters family. Papers, 1687-1871. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf College, Academy, and Charitable Schools of Philadelphia. Correspondence with William Smith, 1761, 1792. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. Letter and order, 1757 Apr. 15-1760 Feb. 18. Newberry Library
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. ALS : Philadelphia, to John Penn, 1771 July 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Johnson, Samuel, 1696-1772. Samuel Johnson papers, 1710-1971, bulk 1710-1772. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775. Letterbook, 1752-1772. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Penn, William, 1644-1718. Records of the proprietary government, 1629-1828. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Chew family. Chew Family papers, 1659-1986 (bulk 1740-1930). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Timothy Horsfield Papers, 1684, 1733-1771 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas Scattergood et al., 1757 June 4. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Shippen, Edward, 1703-1781. Letters and papers, 1727-1781. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Hall and Sellers. Shop book, 1767-1769. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Morgan, John, 1735-1789. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1772-1776. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Logan, James, 1674-1751. Papers, 1670-1749 (inclusive), 1734-1749 (bulk). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Hall & Sellers shop book, 1767-1769, 1767-1769 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume I, Miscellany, 1745-1856. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Richard Peters collection, Peters, Richard collection, 1749-1825 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. ALS : Philadelphia, to [John Penn?], 1772 Mar. 2. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Norris family. Papers, 1742-1860. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. Philadelphia land survey request: letter, 1773 Jan. 3. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
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associatedWith Dorsey, Greensbury, d. 1807. person
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associatedWith Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756. person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 person
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associatedWith Hall & Sellers. corporateBody
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associatedWith Harding, Warren G. person
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correspondedWith Horsfield, Timothy person
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associatedWith Hughes, John. person
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associatedWith Keith, William, 1680-1749 person
associatedWith Kountze, De Lancey, d. 1946, person
associatedWith Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792 person
associatedWith Logan, James, 1674-1751. person
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associatedWith Moore, James Clark. person
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associatedWith Pennsylvania (Province). corporateBody
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associatedWith Peters family. family
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associatedWith Post, Christian Frederick, 1710?-1785. person
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associatedWith Teedyuscung, Delaware chief, 1700-1763. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Subject
Iroquois Indians--Government relations--Sources
Missionaries--History--18th century--Sources
Indians of North America--Treaties
Delaware Indians--Government relations--Sources
Land tenure--Registration and transfer
Manuscripts, American
Brandywine, Battle of, Pa., 1777
Indians of North America--Government relations--sources
Mohawk Indians--Medical care
Mohawk Indians--Government relations
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Birth 1704

Death 1776-07-10

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