1855 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Americana PIRATES Blackbeard Slavery Watson 2v

WATSON, John F

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John Watson’s ‘Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’ is a fine historical account of the history of Pennsylvania. Watson begins this impressive work covering the primitive settlements, the business acumen of William Penn, as well as his initial designs for founding a colony. Other notable topics include colonial Philadelphia criminal law, establishment of hospitals and public buildings, and goods and trade shipments.

 

An important section in this book cannot go without mention – Watson includes a brief, yet important chapter on the presence of Pirates in ships headed to Pennsylvania including the infamous Captain Kid and Blackbeard! In this same section, he mentions the existence of Negro slaves in Pennsylvania and how the slave movement evolved in the north.

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1855 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Americana PIRATES Blackbeard Slavery Watson 2v

 

John Watson’s ‘Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’ is a fine historical account of the history of Pennsylvania. Watson begins this impressive work covering the primitive settlements, the business acumen of William Penn, as well as his initial designs for founding a colony. Other notable topics include colonial Philadelphia criminal law, establishment of hospitals and public buildings, and goods and trade shipments.

 

An important section in this book cannot go without mention – Watson includes a brief, yet important chapter on the presence of Pirates in ships headed to Pennsylvania including the infamous Captain Kid and Blackbeard! In this same section, he mentions the existence of Negro slaves in Pennsylvania and how the slave movement evolved in the north.

 

Item number: #17143

Price: $499

 

WATSON, John F

 

Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania : being a collection of memoirs, anecdotes, and incidents of the city and its inhabitants, and of the earliest settlements of the inland part of Pennsylvania, from the days of the founders

 

[Philadelphia]: Parry and M’Millan, 1855.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages – 2 volumes
    • I – xvi, 609, [1]
      • 21 plates of illustrations
    • 2 – vii, [1], 591, [1]
      • 11 plates of illustrations
    • References: Sabin 102140; Howes W 169
    • Provenance: Handwritten – George H. Sheble, 1856
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Size: ~9in X 6in (23.5cm x 15.5cm)

 

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Category

Uncategorized

Authors

WATSON, John F

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete