Proud, Robert, 1728-1813
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of the single folder collection of Robert Proud's manuscripts. The majority of the collection is comprised of notes on Robert Proud's life, presumably written by a descendant. The most significant item is titled "Notes & memorandums by Robert Proud of Philadelphia respecting his early turn of mind, education etc., anno 1786." There is also information in another hand about other Proud family members, a Robert Proud signature, and some fragments.
Papers primarily consist of those received by his forebears and collected by John Jay Smith, an entrepreneur and a founder of the Pennsylvania Gazette. Also included are manuscripts of Robert Proud, a treatise by Dr. F. Daniel Lobstein, and a document in the hand of James Dickinson.