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The history of an old Philadelphia land title : 208 South Fourth street

Author: John Frederick Lewis
Publisher: Philadelphia : [Printed by Patterson & White Co.], 1934.
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Named Person: William Penn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Frederick Lewis
OCLC Number: 2853205
Notes: Many references to William Penn and the early Quaker settlers of Philadelphia.
Description: xv, 273 pages : illustrations (plans) plates, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm
Contents: 208 South Front Street --
The Dutch, Swedish and English Titles --
The Dutch --
The Swedes --
The Dutch again --
The English --
The Dutch again --
The English finally --
Penn's title --
The lower counties --
Lord Baltimore's claim --
Charges against Penn --
Penn's answer --
The title of Penn's heirs --
The title of the Indians --
Penn's land scheme --
Penn's letter to the inhabitants of Pennsylvania --
Penn's conveyancing --
Sir Edmund Plowden's claim --
Johan Printz reports on Plowden --
Philadelphia as the settlers found it --
The vicinity of the Fourth Street property --
Southeast or Washington Square --
The warrantees of the 4th Street lot --
John Fisher --
Margaret Matson's trail for witchcraft --
John Fisher's indictment --
John Fisher moves to Delaware --
Robert Holgate --
Edmund Cartlidge --
The Indian murder --
Isaac Norris' account --
Charles Pickering --
Early cases in court --
Pickering indicted for counterfeiting --
Pickering's silver mine --
John Moore --
Moore, and Penn's second visit --
William Moore of Moore Hall --
Andrew Robeson --
Andrew Robeson (2nd) --
Joseph Willcox --
Barnabas Willcox, the Emigrant --
Joseph Willcox (continued) --
The Shippens --
Edward Shippen, the emigrant --
Joseph Shippen --
Edward Shippen (2nd) --
William Shippen --
William Shippen, Junior --
Chief Justice Edward Shippen (Jr.) --
The Burds --
James Burd --
Edward Burd --
Philadelphia, the national capital --
Fort Wilson --
Edward Shippen Burd and his family --
The Burd Orphan Asylum --
The Coxes --
Colonel Daniel Coxe --
Dr. Daniel Coxe of London --
The rear end of the property --
Valentine Bird --
Nicholas Hitchcock --
The Bullocks --
The Bayntons --
John Ashley --
The Chaunceys --
Hon. Charles Chauncey --
Elihu Chauncey --
The Frazers --
John Fries Frazer --
Robert Frazer, Jr. --
John Frazer, the emigrant --
Colonel Persifor Frazer --
Mary Worrall Taylor Frazer --
Colonel Persifor Frazer (continued) --
The Walnut Street Gaol --
John Bradford Wallace --
John William Wallace --
Horace Binney Wallace --
The Wallace ancestors --
Sir William Wallace --
John Wallace, the emigrant --
Joshua Maddox --
Joshua Maddox Wallace --
George Sheaff and the Muhlenbergs --
John Sheaff --
George Sheaff --
The Muhlenbergs --
John Beylard --
The DuBarry Family --
Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell --
Crazy Norah --
St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church --
The Hogan schism --
William Heyward Drayton --
The Drayton family --
William Drayton --
Captain Percival Drayton --
William Heyward Drayton (continued) --
John McCrea --
James Alexander McCrea --
James McCrea --
Henry Simmons, Jr. --
Joseph Morgan Pile --
The Pile family --
Samuel Pile --
Samuel Pile, 2nd --
Morgan Griscom Pile --
Appendix.
Responsibility: by John Frederick Lewis.

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