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Historic Philadelphia

American Philosophical Society

Historic Philadelphia

from the founding until the early nineteenth century; papers dealing with its people and buildings.

by American Philosophical Society

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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Subjects:
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Historic houses, etc.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Maps, Pictorial.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAmerican Philosophical Society. Transactions, new ser.,, v. 43, pt. 1
      ContributionsSimon, Grant Miles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ11 .P6 n. s., vol. 43, pt. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination331 p.
      Number of Pages331
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6134537M
      LC Control Number53007640
      OCLC/WorldCa511412

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Historic Philadelphia. [Jason Cooper] -- Gives the history of Philadelphia where the First and Second Continental Congress were held, the Declaration of Independence drawn up, and where you may visit Liberty Hall or see the Liberty Bell.

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