Potter's American Monthly Volume 1

Potter's American Monthly Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...Esq., was elected a member of the Society. Among the members present not mentioned above, were the Hon. Robert C. Winthrop, Hon. B. F. Thomas, Dr. N. B. Shurtliff, Hon Richard Frothingham, Thomas C. Amery and Hon. Isaac Davis. The Historical Society Of PennsylvaNia.--The regular meeting of this society was held on the evening of March 13th, John W. Wallace, President, in the chair. The Librarian reported the following additions to the society's collection since the last meeting: --86 books, 171 pamphlets, 72 magazines, and 2 periodicals: Hone's works in 4 volumes, 30 volumes of the publications of the Percy Society, Memorial of the Edwards family, History of Liverpool, The Bench and Bar of New Jersey, The Independent Gazetteer of 1788, Historical and Biographical Memoirs, and Indian Tribes on the Hudson River, a bronze medal commemorative of the completion of the great Pacific Railroad, View of Bethlehem, Election Medley, View of James Town and St. Helena in i860. Relics--A silver wine-cup from the camp-chest of General Anthony Wayne; a cane made of the charter oak, and another made from a cherry-tree planted by William Penn. Seventeen gentlemen were elected to membership. The following resolutions, offered by Colonel Page, were adopted: Resolved, That the Historical Society of Pennsylvania has learned with feelings of profound regret the departure from the world since the last meeting, of its valued member William W. Gerhard, M. D., distinguished as an author and practitioner in medical science; of T. Buchanan Read, equally known in literature and in art; of William J. Horstmann, eminent for his taste and skill, rare and elegant, in the department of textile production, and of Edward H. Trotter, an upright and enterprising merchant, all of them..show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 658g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236638360
  • 9781236638366