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Price, Richard, 1723-1791

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1723 - 1791

Richard Price was a British moral philosopher, nonconformist preacher and mathematician. He was also a political pamphleteer, active in radical, republican, and liberal causes such as the American Revolution. He was well-connected and fostered communication between a large number of people, including several of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Price spent most of his adult life as minister of Newington Green Unitarian Church, on the then outskirts of London. He also wrote on issues of demography and finance, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Richard Price letter

Mss 772503.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 772503.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Price of Newington Green to Alexander Chisholm thanks Price for sending him Priestley's letter, encloses another letter. Priestley has declined to accept Shelburn's proposal. Includes letter, 1786 May 27, Price to Eliot. Enclosure missing.