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DATABASE #: 240
COLLECTION: Chester County Hist. Soc., DG136
SIZE: Sixth-plate CASE TYPE: Plain leather
LOCATION: West Chester, PA
Location Noted By: Research by CCHS
SUBJECT: Samuel M. Painter (1809-1884), founder of Republican Party, an Anti-Mason, supporter of temperance and abolition. Was a conductor on the Underground Railroad. Owned bookstore in West Chester, secretary, treasurer of West Chester & Philadelphia Railroad, wearing velvet collar.
Noted By: Research by CCHS