North Carolina Division of Archives and History
Archives and Records Section
4610 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4610
Farmer and inventor, of Duplin and Wayne counties, N.C. Specifications and drawings and letters patent for inventions including the improved cotton thinner and cultivator (1854), improved furrow mould implement (1854), improvement in ploughs (1860), improvement in cotton seed planters (1860), improved cultivator with adjustable rake (1861), improvement in cotton choppers (1873), improved plow (1873), improved cotton planter (1873), and a newly patented cotton chopper (1885); together with brochures and other ephemeral printed materials from patent attorneys, machinists and foundaries, engravers, and various project expositions. Also includes 23 items relating to Price's son-in-law, Caleb B. Price, including two personal letters and papers related to his business as an insurance agent in Mount Olive, N.C.