The autobiography of a Pennsylvanian/18 Index

INDEX

  1. Accident nearly terminates career, 203
  2. Achievements of administration as governor, 439
  3. Adamson, Thomas, introduced to Daniel Webster by author's father, 23
  4. Address at Andersonville, 402; at Chickamauga battlefield, 317; at dedication of capitol, 435; at dedication of statue of Teedyuscung, 268; to voters of state urging Blaine's election in 1884, 188; at 200th anniversary of coming of Germans to Germantown, 148; before Canstatter Volksfest Verein, 240; before Sons of Revolution, 158; before New England Society of Pennsylvania, 1891, 230; urging Blaine's election, commented upon by Philadelphia newspapers, 188; at Bellefonte on the Curtin monument dedication, 428; to the Republican national convention, 360; at Franklin and Marshall College, 305; at Gettysburg, 305, 352; at Hanover, 396; to the Legislature, 291; at Neshaminy to Sons of Revolution, 305
  5. Adventure with a runaway horse, 367
  6. Albert, heir to Belgian throne, visits America, 252
  7. Aldekerk observations and experiences, 217
  8. Allen, William, Colonial Chief Justice, 34
  9. Allentown Fair visited, 312
  10. Ambitions of mother of author, 151
  11. American Philosophical Society celebrates 200th anniversary of Franklin's birth, 421
  12. Amsterdam acquaintances, observations and experiences, 216
  13. Amundsen, Roald, met in company with other Polar explorers, 496
  14. Ancestors of author, 17; fluent speakers and writers, 136
  15. Anderson, Dr. Benjamin S., 65
  16. Anderson, Dr. David F., teaches author chess, 39
  17. Anderson, Isaac, author's great-grandfather, 20
  18. Anderson, James, author's great-great-great-grandfather, 20
  19. Anderson, Dr. James, land purchase at Ardmore, 229
  20. Anderson, Dr. Joseph W., 229
  21. Anderson, Major Patrick, 20, 195, 322
  22. Anderson, Sarah, wife of Matthias Pennypacker and author's grandmother, 19
  23. Andrews, W. R., 265, 391
  24. Annapolis appointment offered to author, 90
  25. Antietam battlefield memorials dedicated, 366, 437
  26. Antwerp experiences and observations, 215, 248
  27. Appointive offices, filling the, as governor, 272
  28. Ardmore built on land of Dr. James Anderson, 229
  29. Armitage, Charles, 73
  30. Ashenfelter, 112, 145
  31. Ashenfelter, S. M., boyhood associate of author, 68
  32. Ashhurst, Richard L., 407
  33. Atlantic Monthly publishes "Ills of Pennsylvania," 260
  34. Atlee, Col. Samuel John, 148
  35. Audenried, Col. Joseph C., 376
  36. Auter, James, 410
  37. Autobiography, how written, 11; never revised by author, 12
  38. Baer, George F., 229, 424
  39. Baking Powder Bill, 289
  40. Balance between states and federal government, 279
  41. Bancroft Literary Society, members who became friends of author, 101
  42. Banneker Institute, 104
  43. Bar, admitted to, 114; leaders of, 119
  44. Baraçoa observations and experiences, 242
  45. Barker, Wharton, 124, 175, 178, 186
  46. Barnes, William, 430
  47. Bartilotte, Nichola, tried for murder, 236
  48. Basle observations and experiences, 220
  49. Bavis, Mary A., 49
  50. Bear protection bill veto, 289
  51. Beaver, General James A., 229, 418
  52. Beaver, James A., nominated for governor, 187
  53. Beeber, Dimner, 339
  54. Beitler, Abraham M., 127
  55. Beitler, Alderman David, 127
  56. Beitler, Colonel Lewis E., 247, 313
  57. Bell imprint collection, 160
  58. Bell, John C, 246
  59. Berry, William H., elected state treasurer, 398
  60. Bevan, John, author's Welsh ancestor of royal blood, 21
  61. Bible of author's great-great-great-grandmother's grandfather, anecdote, 168
  62. Bicycle case decision, 252
  63. Biddle, A. Sydney, 123
  64. Biddle, George W., 114, 119
  65. Billew (Boileau), Miss Caroline, 77
  66. Bingham, General Henry, dinner in his honor, 371
  67. Binney, Horace, remembered by author, 118
  68. Birthplace, 31
  69. Bishop, Annie M., 214
  70. Bispham, George Tucker, declines judgeship, 310
  71. Black Hand activities, 410
  72. Blaine, Col. Ephraim, 167
  73. Blaine, James G., 180, 187, 213
  74. Blankenburg, Rudolph, 176, 185
  75. Board of Education activities of author, 193; election of president, 202
  76. Boarding experiences at Third Street near Callowhill, 112
  77. Boer War comments, 225, 256
  78. Bookkeeper for oil company, 114
  79. Books, collecting, 160; exchange of rare, 167; sale of, 394; farmers' auctions, 162; prices paid for rare, 147
  80. Books of author's boyhood, 36; studied by author at Grovemont Seminary, 69
  81. Bosbyshell, Col. Oliver C, 158
  82. Bosworth Field visit, 250
  83. Botanizing trips of author while a boy, 41
  84. Bowen, A. Harry, 254
  85. Boyd, Peter, 397
  86. Bradley, Rev. Joel E., 67
  87. Bradley, Judge Joseph P., 471
  88. Bradley, Col. Walter T., 308
  89. Bradley, William, H., 69
  90. Breckinridge, Senator John C, of Kentucky, 93
  91. Bregy, F. A., secures judicial appointment, 196
  92. Brewster, B. H., member of bar, 115
  93. Brewster, Judge F. Carroll, 116
  94. Bridges, county, 524
  95. British Museum visit, 249
  96. Broek observations, 216
  97. Brooke, Charles W., 119
  98. Brooke, General John R., nearly selected for governor, 264; a Gettysburg veteran, 493
  99. Broomall, John M., 82
  100. Broomall, Virginia Earl, 69
  101. Brotherhead, William, 166
  102. Brotherhead's comment on bibliomaniacs, 170
  103. Brown, David Paul, 119
  104. Brown, J. Hay, comments on supposed candidacy of governor for Supreme Court, 338
  105. Brown, William M., lieutenant governor, 271, 354
  106. Brown's, John, attempt, news comes to Phœnixville, 80
  107. Brumbaugh, M. G., asked to urge Shumaker appointment, 457
  108. Bryce, James, characterized, 488; literary criticisms, 489
  109. Buckeye Blacksmith, the, a stump speaker and daguerreotypist, 46
  110. Budd, Henry, 127
  111. Bullitt, John C., 126, 382
  112. Bunn, William M., 371
  113. Burgin, Dr. Herman, 158
  114. Burgin, Horace, 158
  115. Burleigh, 51
  116. Burns, John, monument at Gettysburg, 305
  117. Butler, Gen. Benj. F., moves author's admittance to practice before U. S. Supreme Court, 135; saves Maryland for Union, 87
  118. Cabinet of the governor, 273
  119. Cadwalader, John, 254
  120. Cadwalader, Jr., John, 114, 431
  121. Cadwalader, Richard M., 158, 239, 384
  122. Calhoun, Alfred R., a prominent G. A. R. man, 102; political career, 103
  123. Cameron, Simon, 103, 171, 196
  124. Campaign contribution in 1902, 265
  125. Campaign for governor, 268; speeches, extemporaneous, 269
  126. Cannon, Joseph G., as a presiding officer, 359; characterization, 468
  127. Capp, Thomas H., 404
  128. Capitol—built without depleting treasury, 434; contracts attacked, 432; contract attack blunder in tactics, 433; cornerstone laid, 350; costs compared with other states, 524; dedication, 435; dedicatory address by governor, 435; expenditures defended by governor, 432; expenditures opened to newspaper editors, 434; furnishing attack, 433; investigation and prosecution, 440; itself an answer to critics of builders, 434; scandal, author bids it farewell, 435
  129. Carnegie, Andrew, 367, 375, 448
  130. Carnegie Library at State College dedicated, 367
  131. Carpenter, Major J. Edward, 158
  132. Carpenter, Samuel, 21
  133. Carson, Hon. Hampton L., 13, 94, 145, 175, 273, 331, 460
  134. Carty, Jerome, 101
  135. Cassatt, A. J., and horse racing, 270
  136. Cassel, Daniel K., his history of Mennonites, 147
  137. Cassidy, Lewis C., 119
  138. Catto, O. V., 194
  139. Cavin, Samuel E., 208
  140. Chambrun, Marquis de, 134
  141. Chamounix visited, 222
  142. Charities appropriations, 524
  143. Chattanooga battlefield visited, 316
  144. Checkers, the author's progress at game, 39
  145. Chester County Republicanism, fiftieth anniversary, 395
  146. Chew, Major David S. B., 492
  147. Chillon, castle of, visited, 223
  148. Chinese concessions basis of a company incorporated through author, 125
  149. Chrisman, Robert R., 114
  150. Christian Science charter refused, 251
  151. Chronicles of Nathan Ben Saddi published, 362
  152. City Troop, 364
  153. Civil Service problem, 291
  154. Civil Service Reform Association formed, 179
  155. Clark, Champ, 245
  156. Clark, Clarence H., 239
  157. Clay, Henry, supported by author's father for President, 48; writes a letter to author's father, 48
  158. Cleveland, Grover, 134
  159. Clients, relations with lawyer in former times, 111; early, 123
  160. Clover Club dinners, 234
  161. Coal and Iron Police condemned, 349; work reviewed and law criticised, 530
  162. Coal Oil Johnnie, 115
  163. Coal Strike of 1906, 420; activities of state constabulary, 423; proclamation of May 2d, 422
  164. Coal tax urged, 534
  165. Coates, Moses, 34
  166. Cochran, Thomas, 186
  167. Coffman, Doctor Isaac Z., 39
  168. Colesberry, Col. Alexander P., 184, 253
  169. Colket, Coffin, 204
  170. Colket, Mary Pennypacker, 204
  171. Collier's Weekly prints a poem, 424
  172. Collis, Chas. H. T., as soldier and politician, 173
  173. Cologne observations and experiences, 218
  174. Comets of 1858 and 1860 portents of war, 80
  175. Commissions for executive work deplored, 536
  176. Committee of 100 organized in 1880, 185
  177. Commonwealth vs. Tierney decision, 228
  178. Congress Hall restored, 245; the court room in which author presided as judge, 206; ceiling falls, 238; courts move from, 245
  179. Congress of Authors at the 1876 Centennial, 148
  180. Conrad, Judge Henry C., 136
  181. Conspiracy discovered by Record, 325
  182. Constabulary organizd, 381; recommendation for organization, 532; stop a prize fight, 426
  183. Constitutional centennial celebration, 133
  184. Contempt of court, limitation of, to acts committed in court absurd, 213
  185. Converse, John H., incident of, offered Chicago clerkship, 159
  186. Conway, Jesse, 81
  187. Cook, Joel, 101
  188. Cooke, Jay, 75
  189. Copperheads, The, 84, 97
  190. Comwallis' surrender, new facts as to, 223
  191. Corporation charters, governor takes active interest, 285; outcry on attitude, 286
  192. Coudon, Henry, 56; Joseph, 56, 76; Cecil, 56
  193. Coudon, Joseph, 76
  194. County bridges recommendations, 524
  195. Courts move from Congress Hall to City Hall, 245
  196. Coventry visited, 225–250
  197. Coxe, Brinton, president of Historical Society, 156
  198. Coxe, Dr. Daniel, 156
  199. Craig, Matthew, an American manufacturer in Cuba, 243
  200. Crawford, G. L., rents office space to author, 115
  201. Crawford, Jack, 419
  202. Crefeld observations and experiences, 217
  203. Crimes created too frequently by statute, 208
  204. Criminal cases, satisfactory memory of, 207
  205. Criminal practice, refusal to engage in, 129
  206. Crittenden, John J., of Kentucky, 93
  207. Croker, Richard, fellow voyager, 227
  208. Cruikshank, Montgomery county school superintendent issues teaching certificate to author, 76
  209. Cuba, proclamation of McKinley a mistake, 472; visited with daughter in 1894, 242
  210. Curtin, Dr. Roland G., 113
  211. Curtin monument dedicated at Bellefonte, 428
  212. Curtis, George William, president National Civil Service Reform Association, 179, 474
  213. Cutaiar, pardon refused, 332; visited in cell, 333
  214. Cuyler, Theodore, described by Samuel Dickson, 120
  215. Dairy and food division achievements, 528; license receipts, 529
  216. Dare, William S., boss at iron works in Phœnixville, 33
  217. Darling, J. Vaughan, 117
  218. Darlington, Bishop, as a Shriner, 418; portrays author as idealist and radical, 12
  219. Darwin, Charles, corresponded with author, 15
  220. Darwin, Sir George, marries relative of author, 149
  221. Daughters accompany author on European trip, 247
  222. Dauphin County court appointment, 286, 404
  223. Davies, William T., 183
  224. Davis, Jennie M., 214
  225. Davis, William Morris, 90
  226. Death of author's brother John, 43; of author's father, 60; of judge's mother, 253
  227. Death penalty an anachronism, 209
  228. Dechert, Robert P., 158
  229. Dedication of battlefield memorials, 316; of memorial to Tenth Pennsylvania Regiment dead, 358
  230. DeKay, Drake, 92
  231. Delaney, Captain John C., 272, 348
  232. Delaware channel appropriation, 396; brought to attention of Legislature, 537
  233. Delaware governor sends an improperly drawn up requisition, 315
  234. Delegate to the 1904 Republican convention, 358
  235. Democrats endorse author for judge, 202; make political capital of special session, 411
  236. Denithorne, Richard, 82
  237. Department of Health created, 380
  238. Department of Public Records work, 527
  239. Departmental reports, economies in printing, 525
  240. "Desecration and Profanation of the Pennsylvania State Capitol," 432
  241. Dick, Franklin A., 185
  242. Dickens, Charles, impressions of, 148
  243. Dickson, Samuel, 127, 153, 339
  244. Diffenderffer, F. R., 229
  245. Dinner given by newspaper men to governor, 438; to newspaper men, Jan. 3, 1907, 437
  246. Discipline enforced by author as a teacher, 77; of author's boyhood, 36
  247. Disston, Hamilton, 125, 174
  248. Divorce congress, commissioners appointed, 415; initiated, 415; recommendations, 416; propositions not endorsed by Pennsylvania, 417, 439
  249. Dixon, Dr. Samuel G., 284, 380, 463
  250. Dobson, John R., 100
  251. Dock, Christopher, 147, 164
  252. Dodge, Henry C., 86
  253. Dordrecht Confession of Faith, 19
  254. Dorr, Doctor, 22
  255. Dos Passos, John R., 183
  256. Dotterer, Henry S., appointed private secretary, his death, 283
  257. Dougherty, Daniel, 99, 115, 128
  258. Douglass, William, as governor of Massachusetts, 280
  259. Dow, Neal, visits author's father, 50
  260. Dramatic performance participated in by author as a boy, 54
  261. Dreer, Ferdinand J., 239
  262. Driver, Alfred, 59
  263. Drug clerk experience of author, 65
  264. Durham Iron Works, 60
  265. Durham, Israel W., 273, 386, 450
  266. Dutch, ancestry of author, 17; language successfully studied, 145
  267. Dwyer, John P., 374
  268. Earle, Geo. H., comments on Supreme Court episode, 444; expresses his appreciation, 455; urges acceptance of Supreme Court nomination, 443
  269. Economies and reforms in office of governor, 284
  270. Edwards, Kate, murder case, 372
  271. Egle, Dr. William H., 229
  272. Egolf, Gus, the Norristown dealer from whom old books, etc., were obtained, 162
  273. Eighth Pennsylvania Reserves' monument at Antietam, 437
  274. Elkin, John P., elected to Supreme Court, 345; sought governorship without success, 262
  275. Ellsworth, Colonel Elmer E., 92
  276. Emery, Jr., Lewis, 187
  277. Emery, Lewis R., nominated by independents for governor, 433
  278. Eminent domain, right of, railroads' reform urged, 533; right taken from water companies, 379
  279. Empire Hook and Ladder Company, 57
  280. English ancestry of author, 17; baggage handling system breaks down, 226; common law reports, preparation of third volume, 126; estimate of character by author, 247; channel, near collision in, 248
  281. Enterprise National Bank failure, 397; state deposits recovered, 421
  282. Ephrata imprint collection, 160
  283. Equity bill against a municipal loan case, 253
  284. Etheridge, Emerson, 92
  285. Euen, Doctor David, 39
  286. Evans, Nelson F., 174
  287. Evil eye, 68
  288. Executive building recommended to be made state library, 528
  289. Executive mansion, opinion of the governor, 274
  290. Executor in estate of Joseph R. Whitaker, 246; for estate of Mary Pennypacker Colket, 204
  291. Eyre, T. Larry, 320
  292. Fager, Doctor John H., 290
  293. Fairbanks, Vice President, 395, 445, 463
  294. Fairmount Engine Company, 56
  295. Family of author moves to Harrisburg, 274; to Philadelphia, 55; settle on Chestnut near Eighteenth, 57
  296. Farr, Chester N., 101, 128
  297. Farr, Edward B., commends administration, 467
  298. Fee system in state departments ought to be abolished, 536
  299. Federation of Women's Clubs addressed, 315
  300. Fell, D. Newlin, 200, 276, 442
  301. Financial standing of state in 1905, 623
  302. Fisher, William Righter, 128
  303. Fisher, George Harrison, 127
  304. Fitler, Edwin H., Quay's estimate of him, 201
  305. Five O'Clock Club dinners, 234
  306. Flag pole incident on Tunnel Hill, author's confession, 82
  307. Fleitz F. W., 483
  308. Flemming, Hugh S., 183
  309. Flomborn observations and experiences, 219
  310. Flood, Col. Ned Arden, 271
  311. Food of author's boyhood, 40
  312. Forestry recommendations, 526
  313. Foss, Cyrus D., commends administration, 441
  314. Fourth Pennsylvania Reserves' monument at Antietam, 437
  315. Fow, John H., 414
  316. Fox, George, birth place visited, 251
  317. Franklin, celebration of two hundredth anniversary of birth, 421; claims as a founder of institutions disallowed, 162; estimate of work, 161; imprint collection, 160
  318. Franklin and Marshall College commencement address, 305
  319. Franklin visited, reception, 313
  320. Fredericksburg battlefield memorial dedication, 430
  321. French admiral greeted by the judge, 204
  322. French Creek, author's early place of recreation, 34
  323. French Huguenots, ancestry of author, 17
  324. French studied by author under Prof. Saunders, 59
  325. Fuller, Frank M., 266, 387
  326. Funk, Henry, 164
  327. Furness, Horace Howard, characterized, 239
  328. Games of author's boyhood, 37
  329. Gantvoort, Doctor Arnold, 235
  330. Garden, Mary, has a talk with the author, 472
  331. Garfield visited by Philadelphia delegation, 181, 182
  332. Geiger, Dr. Henry, 55
  333. Geist, J. W. M., 183
  334. Geneva observations and experiences, 220
  335. German studied in order to read a Pastorius manuscript, 144
  336. Germans, ancestry of author, 17; bestow honors on author, 149
  337. Germantown anniversary, 314
  338. Gettysburg, address at dedication of John Burns monument, 305; address by President Roosevelt, 352; author made an address, 15; 1905 encampment of National Guard inspected, 362; 1906 encampment of National Guard inspected, 432; battle experience, 94
  339. Ghosts in Mont Clare, 63
  340. Gilbert, Lyman D., thanks governor, 451
  341. Gobin, General J. P. S., displaces General Miller, 378
  342. Gorcum, in Holland, place of origin of name of Pannebakker, 17
  343. Gordon, James Gay, 246
  344. Gordon, John B., the rebel general, 95
  345. Governor, 261; names under consideration for in 1902, 263
  346. Governor Pennypacker launched, 311
  347. Gowen, Franklin B., 205
  348. Graduation at Law School of the University, 114
  349. Graham, George S., 196
  350. Grammar as studied in boyhood of author, 45
  351. Grand Army of the Republic experience of author, 104
  352. Grant, Elizabeth D., 214
  353. Grant, General Frederick D., 376, 457
  354. Grant, Gen. U. S., 15; opinion of author as to his merits as soldier and President, 174–175
  355. Gratz, Simon, 192, 197
  356. "Greater Pittsburgh," 413
  357. Greater Pittsburgh bill passed, 294
  358. Green, Barney, 44
  359. Grier, W. A. M., 177
  360. Griest, I. W., 273
  361. Griffen, John, 90
  362. Groome, John C., 284, 364, 381
  363. Grovemont Seminary established in author's birthplace, 68
  364. Gubernatorial campaign of 1882, 186
  365. Haarlem experiences, 215
  366. Haas, Job, first man convicted of first degree murder in new City Hall, 235
  367. Hagert, Henry S., 122
  368. Hague, The, experiences and observations, 215
  369. Haldeman, Col. Horace L., 313
  370. Hale, Edward Everett, declines capitol dedication invitation, 459; writes of inaugural address, 448
  371. Hancock, a general with whom author had relations, 15
  372. Hanover cavalry battle memorial dedicated, 396
  373. Harcourt's cavalry, 27
  374. Hardware store experience of author, 76
  375. Hare, John I. Clark, as president judge of Common Pleas No. 2, 199; memorial meeting of bar, 407
  376. Harlan, E. S., a fellow law student, 108
  377. Harmar, James Lanman, 118
  378. Harris, Joseph S., 153
  379. Harrisburg Home Week, 396
  380. Harrison, President Benjamin, how he impressed author, 241; anecdote, 187
  381. Harrison, C. C., Provost of the University, 6, 153
  382. Harrity, William F., 202
  383. Hart, Albert Bushnell, 474
  384. Hartranft, Governor John F., major general, 87; established National Guard, 307
  385. Hartshorne, Doctor Henry, 55
  386. Haslibacher Hymn, 139
  387. Hastings, Governor, 269, 350
  388. Hathaway, Loved, earliest playmate of author, 34
  389. Hawkins, Col. Alexander Le Roy, 358
  390. Hay, John, estimate of him as Secretary of State, 255
  391. Hayes–Tilden electoral dispute, 89
  392. Hays, Dr. I. Minis, 422
  393. Heidelberg sights, 219
  394. Heilig, Mrs., author's first teacher, 33
  395. Hempstead, O. G., an early political friend, 172
  396. Henderson, John J., 287
  397. Herman, John Armstrong, 384
  398. Hermits of Wissahickon song book, anecdote, 168
  399. Hertogenbosch observations and experiences, 217
  400. Heustis, Charles H., 434
  401. Heydrick, Christopher, a Schwenkfelder, 313
  402. Heyer, Frederick, 115
  403. Hickman, John, Chester County congressman of pre-war days, 81
  404. Hildeburn, Charles R., active in Historical Society, 157, 239
  405. Hirst Lucas, an eccentric member of the bar, 129
  406. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, appropriation secured for, 155; ground broken for new building, 351; author elected member, 1872, 155; presided over, by author, 15
  407. Hollingsworth, S. S., 118
  408. Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 108
  409. Hopewell Furnace, home of author's maternal grandfather, 25
  410. Horseback riding at Roosevelt's inaugural, 377
  411. Hospital appropriations should be systematized, 524
  412. Houck, Henry, as a public speaker, 304
  413. Houston, Samuel F., 153
  414. Houston, William C., 158
  415. Howard, Gen. O. O., 15
  416. Howard Hospital, 57
  417. Huey, Sanuel B., 202
  418. Hughes, Charles E., appointment to Supreme Court commented upon, 337; as a speaker, 484; at University Day, 482
  419. Hughes, Colonel, 74
  420. Hughes, Doctor Wm. E., 46
  421. Huston, Joseph F., the capitol architect, 437
  422. Hutchinson, George, 272
  423. Inaugural address outline, 281
  424. Inaugural as governor, 276
  425. Inaugural, time of, criticised, 290
  426. Inauguration of President Roosevelt, 376
  427. Indian relic collecting, 159
  428. Indian relics discovered at Johnsonville, Tenn., 320
  429. Ingersoll, Charles, 97
  430. Ingersoll, Joseph R., 110
  431. Ingersoll, Robert G., 177
  432. Institute of teachers at Trappe, attended by author, 77
  433. International Exposition at St. Louis, commission, 363
  434. International Peace Congress address, comment, 446
  435. Invincibles, a parading organization, 183
  436. Irish League meeting in the Academy of Music, 366
  437. "Issues of the Press of Pennsylvania," 158
  438. Ivins, Aaron, principal of Northwest Grammar School, 58
  439. Jacobs, John, 63; Benjamin, 63
  440. Jacobs, Michael W., 287
  441. Jamestown Tercentenary Exposition brought to the attention of the legislature, 542
  442. Japan's war with Russia, comments, 255
  443. Jefferson, Joseph, met by author, 240
  444. Jefferson Medical College, 61
  445. Jenkins, Howard M., 179, 186
  446. Jenkins, Theodore F., 241
  447. Jennings, Col., commander of Emergency Regiment in which author was private, 94, 96
  448. Jerman, Thomas, master of James Anderson, 20
  449. Jerry, the dog associated with author's boyhood, 35
  450. Johnson, Andrew, 104
  451. Johnson, John G., commends vetoes, 441; esteemed by author as leader of Philadelphia bar, 116; thanks governor for Judge Ferguson's appointment, 459; writes an appreciation of the author as judge, 205
  452. Johnson, Governor William F., visits author's father, 50
  453. Jones, J. Levering, 153
  454. Jordan, John W., 158
  455. Jordan, Jr., John, active in Historical Society, 157
  456. Josephs, Samuel, 186
  457. Judge, 194; preparation for office of, 198
  458. Judges' salary bill, 293
  459. Judicial decisions, methods of forming, 199
  460. Justice, administration of, 208
  461. Justices of the peace, new rules for appointment, 358
  462. Keebler, Godfrey, 240
  463. Keen, Gregory B., 59
  464. Keith, George, 21
  465. Kenilworth Castle visited, 226
  466. Kensington, author made pills in, 16
  467. Ker, William W., 128
  468. Kerwin, M., praises acts of governor, 455
  469. Keyser, Elizabeth, 512
  470. Keyser, Dr. Peter Dirck, 235
  471. Kew Gardens, visit, 249
  472. Kilgore, Damon Y., 120
  473. Kimberton School, attended by author's mother, 34
  474. Kinsey, John L., 193
  475. Kirkpatrick, Hon. W. S., 133
  476. Kittera, Anna, a fellow boarder at Foster's, 112
  477. Knox, Philander C., 264, 276, 353, 356, 372, 445, 453, 465, 472
  478. Koecker, Dr. Leonard R., 100
  479. Kratz, H. W., 78
  480. Kriegsheim observations and experiences, 218
  481. Küchler's Roost visited, 299
  482. Kunkel, George, 287
  483. Liambdin, A. C., notices Ledger article, 464
  484. Lambert, Major William H., 174, 302
  485. Lane ancestry of author, 21
  486. Lane, David H., 264, 343, 445, 462
  487. Lane, Mary, author's great-grand-mother, 21
  488. Law Academy politics, 117; presided over by author, 15
  489. Law, methods of learning, 110
  490. Law practice, beginnings, 115; financial returns, 123
  491. Law student, at University of Pennsylvania, 113; experience, 78
  492. Law students in office of author, 128; associated with author, 107
  493. Lea, Henry C., 175, 185
  494. Leach, Colonel J. Granville, 113, 158, 282, 302
  495. Lecompton Constitution, 81
  496. Le Conte, Dr. Robert, surgeon general, 311
  497. Lecturers on law at the University while author was a student, 113
  498. Lee, General Charles, 27
  499. Lee, Gen. Fitzhugh, entertained at Executive mansion, 379; writes of Jamestown Exposition, 450
  500. Lee, General Stephen D., 418
  501. Lee, Senator James W., 183, 186
  502. Legal education, cost of, 114
  503. Legislative expert recommended, 536
  504. Legislature of 1905, 369
  505. Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition at Portland, Ore., brought to attention of legislature, 542
  506. Lewis, Jr., Lawrence, 127, 151
  507. License court, comments on, 257
  508. Life insurance readjustments attempted, 430
  509. Lincoln, assassination, 100; body viewed in Independence Hall, 101; first President with whom author had relations, 15; visit to Philadelphia in 1861, 83; ancestor of, 47
  510. Lind, Jenny, tickets for concert bought by Joseph Whitaker, 26
  511. Literary societies, convention of city, 104
  512. Lloyd, Horace, 73
  513. Lockwood, E. Dunbar, 175, 186
  514. Lodge, Henry Cabot, 421
  515. Logan, James, 162
  516. Logue, Mrs., murder case, 330
  517. London observations and experiences, 224, 249
  518. Long, Isaac S., champion corn grower, 395
  519. Loud, Edward C., 60
  520. Louisiana Purchase Exposition, report on the Pennsylvania Commission, 542
  521. Louvre visited, 223
  522. Loyal Legion, 116
  523. Lund, Oliver C, 76
  524. Lynch, Thomas J., 304
  525. McAfee, Robert, 273, 389
  526. MacAlister, James, 192, 239
  527. McCall, George, 106
  528. McCall, Peter, in whose office author studies law, 106
  529. McCarthy, Judge Henry J., 253
  530. McClellan's visit to the Sanitary Commission Fair, 99
  531. McClure, Agnes, one of author's teachers, 46
  532. McClure, Alexander K., 428, 446
  533. McCollum, Chief Justice, his Supreme Court experience and death, 314
  534. McConkey, Senator E. K., 348
  535. McCreary, George D., 57
  536. McCullogh, Johnnie, 34
  537. McDowell, General, 92
  538. McFarland, J. Horace, presents photograph of Roosevelt as a wood chopper, 459
  539. McIlvaine, Judge John A., 323
  540. McKay, David, 165
  541. McKee, I. D., 186
  542. McKim, Miller, 51
  543. McLaughlin, John, 175
  544. McManes, James, as political boss, 176; through interest in Mitchell supports author, 201
  545. McMichael, Judge Charles B., 257
  546. McMichael, Colonel William, 183
  547. McMichael, Mayor Morton, 183
  548. McMullen, Billy, 56
  549. McMurtrie, Richard C, 117, 119
  550. McNichol, Senator James P., 369
  551. McQuade, Mickey, 44
  552. McVeagh, proprietor of the "Mansion House" during author's boyhood, 47
  553. McVeagh, Wayne, as a boy encouraged by author's father, 47; appointed Garfield's attorney general, 178
  554. Mack, Connie, characterization, 481
  555. Magee, Christopher, 186
  556. Manheim rose festival address, 385
  557. Mann, William B., 119
  558. Mapes, George E., 186
  559. Marken observations and experiences, 216
  560. Marshall, Charles, 158
  561. Marshall, Frank E., 167
  562. Martin, David, appointed insurance commissioner, 387
  563. Martin, John C., an early political associate, 172
  564. Martyr Book of Mennonites, 163
  565. Masonic degrees conferred on author "at eight," 253
  566. Mauvais Pas traversed, 222
  567. Medicines of author's boyhood illnesses, 42
  568. Medico-Chirurgical College, 292
  569. Meeting of descendants of Patrick Anderson, 229
  570. Melon Street case, 241
  571. Members of Young Men's Literary Union, 73
  572. Mennonites, literature in writer's library, 161; Martyr Book, 163
  573. Mer de Glace visited, 221
  574. Meredith, William M., 118
  575. Meschianza dance music discovered, 158
  576. Message to special session of legislature, 407; to the legislature of 1905, 523
  577. Mifflin, Lloyd, corresponded with author, 15; declines Historical Society invitation, 465; a poem, 139
  578. Miles, General Nelson E., 497
  579. Military service as private in Emergency Force, 93
  580. Miller, Major General Charles, 312, 378
  581. Miller, E. Spencer, 113
  582. Miller, Justice, speech on a crisis in American history, 130
  583. Miller, Justice Samuel F., 130
  584. Mitchell, James T., comments on refusal to pardon Cutaiar, 333; elected to Supreme Court, 196; writes of the Ledger article, 465
  585. Mitchell, John I., 185
  586. Mitchell, Major S. B. Wylie, 116
  587. Mitchell, Dr. S. Weir, as trustee of University, 153; commends appointment of Le Conte, 440; discusses literature with author, 154; not favorably impressed by Roosevelt, 477
  588. Money, in politics, 181; troubles of the war, 90
  589. Monnikendam visit, 216
  590. Mont Alto tuberculosis camp inspected, 306
  591. Mont Clare, given this name by Bayard Taylor, 52; home of author's family after death of father, 61; home of Joseph Whitaker, 26
  592. Montgomery, Thomas Lynch, appointed State Librarian, 284
  593. Moody, Col. Samuel, 309, 447
  594. Moore Hall bought by author's mother, 203
  595. Moore, J. Hampton, 428
  596. Moore, William, 203
  597. Morrell, Edward D., 377
  598. Morris, Judge Benjamin, 33
  599. Morris, P. Pemberton, 113
  600. Mount Carmel coal strike riot, 423
  601. Mount Gretna encampment of Third Brigade inspected, 307
  602. Mount Vernon, author as delegate to National Convention, Pennsylvania Society Sons of the Revolution, 234
  603. Moyamensing Hose Company, 56
  604. Moyer, William W., 174
  605. Mullen, John H., 46
  606. Muller, Frederick, of Amsterdam, 217
  607. Mullin, 44
  608. Munson, C. La Rue, 415
  609. Murphy, Robert K., 427
  610. Myers, Albert Cook, 147
  611. "My Mother"—a poem, 138
  612. Mystery of young insurance clerk, 125
  613. Name Pennypacker, meaning of, 17
  614. National Republican League, aims of, 175; extends over state, 183; organized in Philadelphia, 175; plank inserted by author in platform of, 180; sends delegates to Convention of 1880, 176
  615. Negro question, 401
  616. Neighbors of author's family on Chestnut Street, 57
  617. Neshaminy address to Sons of Revolution, 305
  618. Netherlands Society of Philadelphia formed, 235
  619. New Jersey, a few of author's ancestors came from, 16
  620. Newspaper, comments on legislative session of 1905, 380; restrictions should be made more severe, 538; re-enactment of legislation, 440; repeal of legislation, 439; editors refuse to examine books on capitol expenditures, 434; abuse, injurious effects of, 302; (see Salus–Grady newspaper bill)
  621. New Year message, 405
  622. Nicholson, Col. John P., 362, 384
  623. Nomination for governor received, 267
  624. Norris, A. Wilson, 103, 195
  625. Norris, S. Henry, 57
  626. Norristown Court House dedicated, 351
  627. North American exercises its fancy over Pennsylvania's share of St. Louis Exposition, 365; first collision as governor, 283; frankly characterized, 146; is criticised in message of 1905, 539
  628. North Carolina governor in dispute about a requisition, 316
  629. North Pole, discovery of, included in author's life-span, 15
  630. Northwest Grammar School attended by author, 58
  631. Notebook records of reading begun 1863, 145
  632. Oakman, Elizabeth, 34
  633. O'Barr, Felix, 76
  634. Oberholtzer, C. Herman, 77
  635. O'Brien, Jack, in a pugilistic pose with Mr. Cannon, 469
  636. O'Brien, J. Duross, 107
  637. O'Bryne, John, 122
  638. Observations on the French people, 223; on the origin of childish games and words, 38
  639. Oliver, George T., 356, 454, 461
  640. Oliver, Harry W., 185
  641. Olmsted, Marlin E., 276
  642. Op den Graeff, Abraham, 28, 30
  643. Opinions of newspaper correspondents on newspaper restriction, 299
  644. Orchard Knob battlefield memorial, 403
  645. Organization of state government under author's administration, 303
  646. "Origin of Species," appeared during life of author, 15
  647. Otterson, James, 78
  648. Outerbridge, Albert A., 127
  649. Oxenstiern, Chancellor of Sweden—comments on legislation, 543
  650. Page, S. Davis, a fellow law student, 109
  651. Page, William Byrd, 109
  652. Pannebakker, Jan, a Dutch connection, 249
  653. Pannebecker, Hendrick, author's great-great-great-grandfather, 17
  654. Pannebecker, Jacob, author's great-great-grandfather, 17
  655. Paoli, scene of militia drills, 83
  656. Pardee, Ario, 103, 177
  657. Paris, Comte de, 15, 150
  658. Parker, Alton B., 430, 458
  659. Parrish, Dr. Joseph, 55
  660. Passos, John R. Dos, 183
  661. Pastorius, Fiancis Daniel, 144
  662. Patriotic Society memberships and offices, 239
  663. Pattison, Robert E., 186, 268, 362
  664. Paxson, Justice Edward M., 133, 228, 262, 449, 471
  665. Pearson, Gen. Samuel, interviews Roosevelt, 486
  666. Peary, Robert E., at the New York Pennsylvania Society, 490; describes polar travel, 491; met in company with other polar explorers, 496
  667. Peck, William H., 73
  668. Penn Club, 75
  669. Pennepacker, John B., sketches and incidents, 499
  670. Pennsylvania Club of Washington entertains the governor, 417
  671. Pennsylvania College of Medicine, 61
  672. "Pennsylvania Colonial Cases," elaborated from law academy address, 230; written, 128
  673. Pennsylvania Company for the Insurance of Lives and Granting Annuities dinners, 234
  674. Pennsylvania, cruiser, silver service, 399
  675. Pennsylvania Day at St. Louis Exposition, 364
  676. Pennsylvania Dutch, ignorance of, 204
  677. Pennsylvania German Society organized, 229
  678. Pennsylvania, people a blended race, 16
  679. Pennsylvania Society of the Colonial Dames organized, 234
  680. Pennsylvania Society of New York entertains governor, 328
  681. Pennsylvania Society Sons of the Revolution organized, 158; list of organizers, 158
  682. "Penny-a-milers' " excursions a success, 434
  683. Pennypacker, Charles H., 136
  684. Pennypacker, Elijah F., 80, 136
  685. Pennypacker, Gen. Galusha, his military achievements, 88
  686. Pennypacker, Henry C., brother of author, owns Wernwag clock, 32
  687. Pennypacker, Isaac Anderson, author's father, 22
  688. Pennypacker, Isaac R., as a writer, 136; wrote introduction, 13
  689. Pennypacker, James L., brother of author, 474
  690. Pennypacker, Matthias, author's great-grandfather, 17
  691. Pennypacker, Matthias, the younger, author's grandfather, 18
  692. Pennypacker, meaning of name, 17
  693. Pennypacker, men of family who had been suggested for governo, 266
  694. Pennypacker, Dr. Nathan A., 136
  695. "Pennypacker of Penn," 370
  696. Pennypacker, Peter, 512
  697. Pennypacker, Samuel, 168
  698. Pennypacker, Samuel W., appointed a member of Philadelphia Board of Public Education, 191; appointed member of Valley Forge Park Commission, 254; appointed to Bench of Philadelphia Common Pleas Court No. 2, 198; as a representative Pennsylvanian, 263; becomes president judge of Common Pleas No. 2, 247; becomes president of Pennsylvania German Society, 246; becomes vice president of Historical Society, 246; elected president of Pennsylvania Historical Society, 257; declines proffered Supreme Court nomination, 344; elected to ten-year judicial term with practically no opposition, 202; is defeated for Assembly, 187; read six languages, 12; receives honorary LL. D. from the University of Pennsylvania, 346; selected delegate to the 1904 National Convention, 346; sworn in as governor, 276
  699. Pennypackers Mills visited by Sons of Revolution, 253
  700. Pennypacker's Supreme Court Reports, 127
  701. Pennypacker, Washington, 86
  702. Penrose, Boies, acknowledges receipt of poem, 455; asks governor to work for 1905 ticket, 452; compared with Quay as a politician, 355; excuses Durham for apparent neglect of duties, 446; writes congratulations on handling of coal strike, 424. See also 265, 357, 387, 393, 437
  703. Pepper, Dr. William, 134, 152, 239
  704. Pepys, author of a book often reprinted, 15
  705. Perkasie encampment of First Brigade visited, 307
  706. Perot, T. Morris, 175
  707. Petition from Philadelphia lawyers asking governor not to be a candidate for Supreme Court, 335
  708. Pettit, Silas W., 181
  709. Pfannebecker, meeting a, in Germany, 218
  710. Philadelphia, College of Medicine invites author's father to a chair on faculty, 55; City Institute, 57
  711. Philadelphia delegation to State Convention unanimously endorses governor for Supreme Court, 343
  712. Philadelphia, her "Greatest Need," 374
  713. Philippine question discussed with Mr. Taft, 472
  714. Phillips, John J., 55
  715. Phillips, Thomas W., 183
  716. Philobiblon Club organized, 239
  717. Phœnix Iron Company, 72, 90
  718. Phœnix, Weekly, 86
  719. Phœnixville, Annals of, 147; charter, 52; conditions during author's boyhood, 62; war record of her sons, 89; war work of girls, 89; Young Men's Literary Union, 72
  720. Phœnixville Guardian, 75
  721. Phœnixville Pioneer, The, 35
  722. Physical peculiarities, 149, 150
  723. Pierie, George G., 234, 431
  724. Pittsburgh consolidation, 294, 382; consolidation urged, 537; Ripper Bill, 270
  725. Platt, E. Greenough, 126
  726. Platt, Senator Thomas C., 344
  727. Playfair, Sir Lyon, 134
  728. Plockhoy, Peter Cornelius, 147
  729. Poe, second edition of poems, 166
  730. Poetry written by author, 136
  731. Political, associates of early manhood, 172; ward struggles, early, 174; parades and riots, 184
  732. Politics in Phœnixville just before war, 82
  733. Pollok's "Course of Time" favorite book of author's grandmother, 19
  734. Pollock, James, appointed harbormaster of Philadelphia, 428
  735. Pollock, Moses, 168
  736. Pollution of streams brought to attention of legislature, 542
  737. Pomeroy, A. Nevin, 292
  738. Popular election of U. S. Senators, 279
  739. Porter, Chas. A., an early political associate, 172
  740. Porter, General Horace, 396
  741. Portfolio, the, finest known set owned by author, 161
  742. Positions sought by author as a young man, 72
  743. Pratt, Joseph T., 199
  744. Prentis, Major General Benjamin Mayberry, 319
  745. Presentation of silver set at close of administration, 438
  746. Press, controversy with the, 300; correspondent sent out of Mt. Gretna camp, 308
  747. Press comments on judicial capacity of author, 203; irresponsible meddling of, interferes with justice, 212; liberty of the, and its significance, 295
  748. Price, Eli. K., 119
  749. Price, William T., 183
  750. Principio visited by author as a boy, 56
  751. Prisons and their methods, 209
  752. Probst, Anton, tried for murder, 121
  753. Program of legislation suggested in inaugural address, 282
  754. Prospects in life at opening of 1902, 261
  755. Pryor, Roger A., 92
  756. Puleston, John Henry, 75
  757. Punishment inadequate to prevent wrong doing, 209
  758. Pupils associated with author in Grovemont Seminary, 69
  759. Puzzling a reporter, 146
  760. Quaker comments on veto policy, 288
  761. Quarter sessions court, reluctance to preside, 200
  762. Quay, Matthew Stanley, a distant relative of author, 195; aids a Southern lady who had befriended him, 419; appreciation by F. W. Fleitz, 484; approves of author as judge, 195; as a host 484; compared with Clay, 281; dies, 351; eulogized by author before Eighth Ward Republican Club, 316; funeral, 354; members of Indian tribe, 483; jokes with Ben Sooy, 485; Latin humor from, 345; moves remains of his grandmother from Ohio to Chester County, 322; political methods characterized, 320; resolution adopted by Pennsylvania delegation to Chicago 1904 convention, 359; statue to be erected at capitol, 440; superstitions, 322; talks over gubernatorial nomination, 265; writes a scathing letter on the Supreme Court muddle, 340 et seq.
  763. Radcliffe, Sarah Ann, made clothes for Pennypacker family, 39
  764. Rand, Dr. Benjamin Howard, 55
  765. Railroads to take precautions against forest fires, 527
  766. Rawle, William Brooke, 158, 302
  767. Rawle, William Henry, 114, 197
  768. Read, John M., 172
  769. Reading, records of, 145
  770. Readings in law, 110
  771. Reapportionment into senatorial and representative districts recommended, 534; difficulties explained, 535; of the state proposed in 1905, 370
  772. Reception of newspaper abuse, 309
  773. Record as governor, 439
  774. Record plant offered to the governor, 374
  775. Red Bank Revolutionary War battle monument dedicated, 431
  776. Redmond, John E., 366
  777. Reed, Henry, 176, 186, 187
  778. Reed, William B., 58, 97
  779. Reeder, J. Howard, 186
  780. Reeves, Benjamin, 52; David, 52, 55; Col. Paul S., 33
  781. Reeves, Colonel Paul S., 313
  782. Reeves & Cornett, 72
  783. Reeves, Francis B., 186
  784. Reflections on judicial functions, 206–207
  785. Reform, ideas of author as a young man, 171; in corporation law urged, 532; in State printing, 292; of marriage relation suggested, 211
  786. Registration commissioners, first board appointed, 431; laws asked for, 538
  787. Relatives of author fluent speakers and writers, 136
  788. Relics of author's military experience, 97
  789. Renshaw, Robert, 172
  790. Reply of governor to lawyers' Supreme Court candidacy letter, 338; to Record's "Foul Conspiracy" article, 326
  791. Reports of cases in the Philadelphia License Court of 1901, 257
  792. Republican Convention of 1880
  793. Republican State Convention of 1906 adopts resolutions of commendation, 427
  794. Requisition of criminals, 315
  795. Residence at 1540 North Fifteenth Street began 1875, 174
  796. Resignation from bench, 268
  797. Respect due to public officials, 194
  798. Results of election for governor, 272
  799. Reviewing a body of troops from a carriage, 308
  800. Rewards of life not secured through eagerness, 262
  801. Reyburn, Mayor, subject of discussion with Mr. Taft, 59, 470
  802. Rhine boat trip, 218
  803. Rhoades, Henry, 37
  804. Rice, Charles E., President Judge of the Superior Court, 322
  805. Richardson, Henry Starr, 315
  806. Richardson, Nathaniel K., 101
  807. Richardson, Samuel, 21; Ann, 21
  808. Riley, James Whitcomb, made doctor of laws, 349
  809. Rittenhouse, David, 147
  810. Rittersville Homeopathic Hospital for Insane, cornerstone laid, 362
  811. Road improvement, 293, 350
  812. Roberts, Julia, mulatto slave of Lane's, 24
  813. Roberts, of Montgomery, advocates improved roads, 294
  814. Rogers, John I., 101
  815. Rogers, William B., 273
  816. Romig, James E., 187
  817. Roosevelt at capitol dedication, 479; at Gettysburg, incidents, 477; characterized by author, 474; classmate of writer's brother at Harvard, 474; comments of author on his administration, 481; corresponds with author in Blaine campaign, 475; described as a Jew, 488; entertained at Executive mansion, 480; expresses a wish to interfere in coming coal strike, 478; introduced at Gettysburg, 352; invited to capitol dedication, 478; last President with whom author had relations, 15; University Day orator, 476; visited by author, 328; vice presidential nomination suggested by author, 475; inauguration, 16
  818. Root, Senator Elihu, 422, 488
  819. Rosengarten, Joseph G., 153, 175
  820. Rothermel, P. F., a rival for judicial appointment, 197
  821. Rothermel, Jr., P. F., 197
  822. Rowe, L. S., comments on address to International Peace Congress, 446
  823. Royer, Dr. J. Warren, 39
  824. Rush, Madame, 58
  825. Russo–Japanese War, comments, 255
  826. Ryan, Archbishop, urges appropriation for Catholic protectory, 450
  827. St. Louis Exposition, commission, 363; visited, 364
  828. Sachse, Julius F., 229
  829. Sale of part of library, 394
  830. Salus–Grady newspaper bill, 295, 299, 302
  831. Sampson, Admiral, criticised, 417
  832. San Salvador noticed and described, 242
  833. Saunders, Courtland, 98
  834. Saunders, E. D., founds West Philadelphia Institute, 59
  835. Savanah experiences and observations, 400
  836. Sawtelle, Colonel Charles G., 72
  837. Scattergood, Henry, 431
  838. Schaffer, William I., 271
  839. Schall, Lieut. Col. Edwin, 87
  840. Scheffer, Dr. J. G. De Hoop, 150, 216
  841. Schenten family genealogy investigated, 217
  842. Scherer, C. Louis, 145
  843. Schley, Admiral, meets governor, 417
  844. Schomberg, Emily, 99
  845. School, recollections of author's first, 33
  846. School sentiment of boys on war questions, 80
  847. Schroeder, Lib., 33
  848. Schwab, Charles M., 367
  849. Schwenkfelder literature owned by author, 161–163
  850. Scotch–Irish ancestry of author, 17
  851. Scott, General Winfield, 92
  852. Scott, John, Jr., tells anecdote about M. S. Quay, 438
  853. Scripture verses, learned by author for reward as a boy, 40
  854. Sea sickness, 224
  855. Second term election not contested, 254
  856. Seidensticker, Dr. Oswald, 144
  857. Sellers, David, 197
  858. "Settlement of Germantown" published, 229
  859. Seventh Pennsylvania regiment attacked in Baltimore, 86
  860. Seventh Pennsylvania Reserves' monument at Antietam, 437
  861. Seventy-third Pennsylvania regiment memorial dedicated at Chickamauga, 316
  862. Seward, William H., writes to author's father, 51
  863. Shackleton, Sir Ernest, met in company with other polar explorers, 496
  864. Shapley, Rufus E., 251
  865. Sharswood, Judge George, 113
  866. Shaud, David, convicted of murder, asks for speedy execution, 334
  867. Sheppard, Isaac A., 202
  868. Sheppard, Frank K., 101
  869. Sheppard, Furman, esteemed as an able man, 121
  870. Sheridan, General, 134
  871. Sheriff's request not a prerequisite to gubernatorial action, 422
  872. Sherman, General 15
  873. Sherman, John, one of the author's teachers, 44
  874. Shiffler Hose Company, 56
  875. Shiloh battlefield visited, 319
  876. Shipley, Samuel R., 125
  877. Shippen, Edward, 245
  878. Shoddy clothing complaints, 87
  879. Shriners of Harrisburg entertain governor, 417
  880. Shumaker, James M., rescues imperiled people, 348
  881. Sickles, Gen. Daniel E., 15
  882. Silver set, presentation of, 438
  883. Silver, W. A., 101
  884. Simes, Snyder B., schoolmate of author in Philadelphia, 58
  885. Simons, Menno, author settles question of date of birth, 165
  886. Simpson, W. Alexander, 253, 339
  887. Singer, Captain, 103
  888. Slam-bang case, 241
  889. Slemmer, Lieut. A. J., 149
  890. Slight incidents and great consequences, 159
  891. Sloanaker, A. B., becomes politically prominent by means of wax flowers, 104
  892. Small, Col. Wm. P., gets a reputation as hero, 83
  893. Smith, A. E., 172
  894. Smith, Charles Emory, 185, 264, 272, 297, 301, 434
  895. Smith, Dr. William, founder of the University, 162
  896. Smith, Walter George, 415
  897. Smith, William B., 184
  898. Smithers, Elias P., 78
  899. Social evil through eyes of judge, 210
  900. Social occasions at the old "Bellevue," 233
  901. Soldiers' Home at Erie visited, 313
  902. Somerset encampment of Second Brigade inspected, 307
  903. Sower imprint collection, 160
  904. Sower, Samuel, had boyish quarrel with author, 68
  905. Spanish language studied, 145
  906. Special session of legislature called, 398; considered, 389; corrupt practices act passes, 412; creates greater Pittsburgh, 412; proposed legislation, 398; reapportionment passes, 412; resolution of thanks and congratulations, 412
  907. Spencer, John Thompson, 113
  908. Sprogell, Lodowick Christian, became a Dutch patroon in Pennsylvania, 17
  909. Sproul, William C., advocate of improved roads, 293; on governor's retirement, 460
  910. Staake, William H., 415
  911. State engineer, 534
  912. State Library achievements, 527; recommendations, 527
  913. Stearns, John O., 204
  914. Steel, Edward T., 185, 191
  915. Steelton railway accident, 384
  916. Sternberg, Ambassador, on Trautwin murder case, 449
  917. Stevens, Thaddeus, a correspondent of author's father, 54, 136
  918. Stewart, Adjutant General, 362
  919. Stewart, Judge John, 183, 385, 451
  920. Stewart, Gen. Thomas J., 304
  921. Stillé, Dr. Charles, president of Historical Society, 156
  922. Stockton, Rear Admiral, 90
  923. Stokes, Governor E. C., 431
  924. Stone, Frederick D., 134, 157
  925. Stone, Governor William A., 254, 350
  926. Stony Point, author made an address, 15
  927. Stotesbury, Edward T., 495
  928. Stove plate cast by a Pennypacker in 1787 discovered, 366
  929. Stream conservation brought to attention of legislature, 537
  930. Stuart, Edwin S., estimate, 432; inaugurated governor, 438; nominated for governor, 427
  931. Sullivan, Andrew J., 44
  932. Sullivan, Mark, writes a poem on "Samuel Whangdoodle Pennypacker," 425; writes "The Ills of Pennsylvania," 260
  933. Sulzberger, Mayer, 181, 194, 241, 323, 452
  934. Sulzer, Governor William, 280
  935. Sumter, awakening effect in North, 84
  936. Supplementary call for special session, 406
  937. Supreme Court of U. S., admitted to practice before, 135
  938. Surface, H. A., 272
  939. Susquehanna river scenery, 347
  940. Swedes, ancestry of author, 17
  941. Sweeney, Colonel Frank G., 307
  942. Sword, John, a fellow law student, 109
  943. System of approving financial bills, 292
  944. Taft, Wm. H., conversation with governor, 469 et seq.; dines with University of Pennsylvania Alumni, 469
  945. Talbot, Bishop Ethelbert, on governor's Thanksgiving proclamation, 459
  946. Taney, Roger B., 80
  947. Taylor, Annie M., 69
  948. Taylor, Bayard, aided by author's father starts paper, Phœnixville Pioneer, 35; corresponded with author, 15; member of N. Y. Tribune staff writes to author's father, 53; playmate of author, 34
  949. Taylor, Col. Charles Frederick, 102
  950. Taylor, Enoch, 78
  951. Teaching experience of author, 76
  952. Temperance pledge, signed by author twenty times as a boy, 43
  953. Tener, Governor John K., 246
  954. Text of proposed act further restricting newspapers, 543
  955. Third Pennsylvania Reserves' monument at Antietam, 437
  956. Thompson, Jonah V., seeks governorship in vain, 262
  957. Thompson, Joseph Whitaker, 128
  958. Thompson, Mrs. Jonah V., entertains governor and Senator Penrose, 388
  959. Thompson, Samuel Gustine, 195
  960. Thompson, Samuel G., 195; appointed to Supreme Court, 323; suspected by newspapers of being a chairwarmer, 325
  961. Thomson, J. A., one of author's school teachers, 62
  962. Thomson, John. 239
  963. Tindle, James R., 384
  964. Todd, Henry, 184
  965. Todd, M. Hampton, 184, 416
  966. "Tom Thumb" visits author's father, 49
  967. Tory connections of first American Whitaker, 27
  968. Tower of London visited, 225
  969. Townsend, Joseph B., 133
  970. Trexler, Col. Henry C., 312
  971. Truitt, Robert, 57
  972. Truman, George, 184
  973. Trust companies request to do insurance business recommended for study, 534
  974. Trustee of University of Pennsylvania, 151
  975. "Truth Exalted" picked up cheaply, 165
  976. Tunnel Hill, how village grew, 44; location of a candy store, 41
  977. Twain, Mark, 148
  978. Twitchell, Geo. S., tried for murder, 122
  979. Tyson, Dr. James L., 55, 218
  980. Umstat, Eva, wife of Hendrick Pannebecker, 17
  981. Underground Railway station near Phœnixville, 80
  982. Union League of Philadelphia, its critics, 97; founders' day dinner, 324
  983. Union sympathies of Maryland Whitakers, 86
  984. University Day speaker, 349
  985. University of Pennsylvania, trustee of, 151; date of founding established, 152; graduation at Law School of, 114; funds secured, 151; presided over by author, 15; receives direct appropriation, 293
  986. Updegrove, Sarah, married to Joseph Whitaker the elder, 28
  987. Utrecht, place of martyrdom of members of family in 1568, 17
  988. Valley Forge Commission report, 529; map discovered in Amsterdam, 158; Park Commission activities, 254; Park first urged by author's father, 51
  989. Van Bebber, Matthias, employed Hendrick Pannebecker as attorney, 17
  990. Vanderslice, Kate, 89
  991. Vardaman, Governor, as an orator, 418
  992. Vaux, Richard, 97
  993. Verses commenting on governor's message to special session, 409; scribbled in license court, 258; written to entertain fellow voyagers, 214
  994. Veto policy of governor, 288
  995. Vicksburg battlefield memorial dedicated, 418
  996. Visit to Washington to seek West Point cadetship, 91
  997. Visitors at capitol dedication, 435
  998. Vivisection condemned, 237
  999. Volunteer fire companies of Philadelphia, 56
  1000. Von Moschzisker, Robert, 310
  1001. Von Ossing, Caspar Schwenkfeld, 163
  1002. Voyage from Southampton, 251
  1003. Wagner, George M., 144
  1004. Wagner, General Louis, 493
  1005. Wagner, Samuel, 108
  1006. Wagon load of corn incident, 411
  1007. Waite, Chief Justice Morrison R., 133
  1008. Walker, Dr., 83
  1009. Walking trip by author and cousin, 73
  1010. Wallace, John William, president of Historical Society, 113, 156
  1011. Walton, Charles M., 108
  1012. Walton, Henry F., 344
  1013. Wanger, I. P., entertains J. G. Cannon, 468
  1014. War of 1812 loan to U. S. by Pennsylvania repaid, 421
  1015. War of Rebellion, the proper name for the war, 15; boyhood associates in, 98
  1016. Warren, B. H. ("Birdie"), characterized, 303
  1017. Warwick Castle visited, 226
  1018. Washington's letter dated from Pennypacker's Mills anecdote, 168
  1019. Watres, Louis A., a dark horse, 267
  1020. Watson, annalist of Philadelphia, correspondent of author's father, 54
  1021. Watson, David T., 276, 323, 405
  1022. Watterson, Henry, lectures in Academy of Music, 245
  1023. Wayne, Anthony, 20; statue at Valley Forge, 158, 384; erection of a monument recommended, 530
  1024. Wayne, William, 158, 239
  1025. Weaver, Dr., appointed surgeon general, 311
  1026. Weaver, John, as mayor of Philadelphia, 382
  1027. Webster, Daniel, 23, 48, 49, 84
  1028. Weedon, General George, his Orderly Book published, 268
  1029. "Weekly Notes of Cases," 127
  1030. Weekly Phœnix, 86
  1031. Weimer, Albert B., 127
  1032. Welsh ancestry of author, 17
  1033. Welsh, John 151
  1034. Wernwag, Lewis, builder of house in which author was born, 31
  1035. West art collected by author, 161
  1036. Westminster Abbey visited, 225
  1037. Wetzel Swamp excursion, 290
  1038. Wharton, Bromley, chosen private secretary, 283
  1039. Wharton, George M., 119
  1040. Wharton, Henry, 119
  1041. Wheeler, Charles, 175
  1042. Whitaker ancestry of author, 27
  1043. Whitaker, Anna Maria, author's mother, 23
  1044. Whitaker, George W., 72
  1045. Whitaker, Gertrude K., 49; Edmund L., 55; George P., 55; Nelson E., 55; George W., 60; William P. C., 64; Benjamin R., 69; Andrew R., 69
  1046. Whitaker, Joseph, author's maternal grandfather, 25; nail factory at Fourth Street and Old York Road, 26; executor of, 246
  1047. Whitaker, Joseph R., 85, 246
  1048. Whitaker, Bishop O. W., 215
  1049. Whitaker, Dr. Samuel, A., 71
  1050. Whitaker & Coudon, 76
  1051. White, Ferguson & Co. of Robesonia, 76
  1052. White, Josiah, 73, 89
  1053. Whitehead, Miss Mary, 97
  1054. Whitman, Walt, as a realist poet characterized, 498; entertained by Penn Club, 497
  1055. "Wide Awakes," 83
  1056. Wiley, Brigadier General John A., 378
  1057. Willard, Dr. De Forrest, 113
  1058. Williamson, Stanley, 128
  1059. Wilson, James, 167
  1060. Wilson, J. Lapsley, 175
  1061. Wilson, William L., 123
  1062. Wilson, Woodrow, address at Congress Hall characterized, 495; characterized, 494; compared with Sulzer and Zangwell, 494; civil service reform, 180; compared with author as governor, 326; present at opening of restored Congress Hall, 245
  1063. Wiltbank, William White, 118, 247
  1064. Winnemore, George W., 120
  1065. Wise, John Sergeant, 133
  1066. Wistar, I. J., writes letter of thanks, 441
  1067. Wistar parties attended by author's father, 57
  1068. Wister, W. Wynne, 127
  1069. Wister, William Rotch, 175, 185
  1070. Wolfe, Charles, S., 185, 229
  1071. Wood, Edward R., 176, 185
  1072. Wood, Stuart, 176
  1073. Woodford, Stewart L., 177
  1074. Woodruff, Clinton Rogers, 431
  1075. Woods, Cyrus E., commends administration, 463
  1076. Woods, Joseph M., 321
  1077. Woodward, Byron, 113
  1078. Workman, J. Henry, 98
  1079. Workman, James Henry, 55
  1080. Wright, Richardson L., 193
  1081. Wu Ting Fang, at dedication of University Law Building, 486
  1082. Xanthippe, poem written by request in early life, 137
  1083. Yates, Richard, Governor of Illinois, 91
  1084. Yellow Journalism compared with English common law offense of scolding, 541; leads to lawlessness, 541; severely scored, 539
  1085. Young Men's Literary Union of Phœnixville, 72
  1086. Yumuri observations and experiences, 244
  1087. Zaandam sights, 216
  1088. Zimmerman, Colonel T. C., 229