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Joseph C. Passmore Papers

Identifier: MS 018


This collection contains letters between J.C. Passmore and George W. Hunter duing his first year as a lawyer in Lancaster.


  • 1841-1842.


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Access unrestricted.

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Photocopying and publication may be restricted by copyright. except by permission of copyright holder..

Biographical / Historical

Joseph C. Passmore was born June 4, 1818, the son of John Passmore (1774-1827) the first mayor of Lancaster, PA. As a young adult, Joseph studied law and passed the bar in 1841. In later life, he became an Episcopal minister serving as Vice Rector at St. James College in Maryland and Rector of St. Mark?s Church in Washington County, Maryland. He later served in various ministerial posts in Wisconsin.


.25 Linear feet (.5 box)

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Collection: Organized into folders corresponding to date of correspondence.

Ownership and Custodial History

Provenance unknown.

Processing Information

Processing completed c.1989.

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Repository Details

Part of the Franklin and Marshall College Special Collections Repository

PO Box 3003
Lancaster PA 17604 United States