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Author:John Fanning Watson

John Fanning Watson
American antiquarian and amateur historian
John Fanning Watson


  • Annals of Philadelphia (1830)
  • Memorials of country towns and places in Pennsylvania (1830)
  • Historic tales of olden time: concerning the early settlement and advancement of New-York city and state (1832)
  • Historic tales of olden time, concerning the early settlement and progress of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania (1833)
  • The Indian treaty, for the lands now the site of Philadelphia and the adjacent country (1836)
  • Annals and occurrences of New York city and state, in the olden time (1846)
  • Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the olden time; 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 (various pub dates)

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