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OF

PHILADELPHIA AND PENNSYLVANIA,

IN THE OLDEN TIME;

BEING A COLLECTION OP

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.

INTENDED TO PRESERVE THE RECOLLECTIONS OF OLDEN TIME, AND TO EXHIBIT
SOCIETY IN ITS CHANGES OF MANNERS AND CUSTOMS, AND THE CITY AND

COUNTRY IN THEIR LOCAL CHANGES AND IMPROVEMENTS.

EMBELLISHED WITH ENGRAVINGS, BY T. H. MUMFORD.

BY JOHN F. WATSON,
XEMBER OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETIES OF PENNSYLVANIA, NEW YORK, ASD MASSACHUSETTS.

43 Pus

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL.I.

« Oh! dear is a tale of the olden time!"

Sequari vestigia rerum.

- Where peep'd the hut, the palace towers ;
Where skimm'd the bark, the war-ship lowers;
Joy gaily carols, where was silence rude;
And cultured thousands throng the solitude."

PARRY AND M‘MILLAN,
SUCCESSORS TO A. HART (LATE CAREY AND HART).

1855.

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