History of Pennsylvania Hall, which was destroyed by a mob, on the 17th of May, 1838. : [Two lines of quotations]
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Printed by Merrihew and Gunn, no. 7 Carter's Alley.,
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|Item Description:||"To the public."--p. -5. Statement of the managers of the Pennsylvania Hall Association, describing their determination "to collect together, as far as practicable, all that was said and done in the Pennsylvania Hall, during the brief period of its existence, in order that the cool, deliberate, reflecting portion of the community, may judge whether the Pennsylvania Hall Association did anything that ought to offend any reasonable person." Includes letters of Samuel Webb, Thomas P. Hunt, and Daniel Paul Brown.|
Portrait of John Greenleaf Whittier signed: John Collins, del., Sinclair's Lith. (i.e., Thomas Sinclair, Thomas S. Sinclair, and William Sinclair). Illustration of Pennsylvania Hall in flames signed: Drawn from the spot and engraved by J. Sartain. Illustration of Pennsylvania Hall following the fire signed: R.S. Gilbert, s.c., J.A. Woodside, Jr., delt.
With an errata statement tipped in between p. -.
"Address."--p. 59-62. Poem in eight stanzas by John Greenleaf Whittier, also published separately as: Address read at the opening of the Pennsylvania Hall, on the 15th of the fifth month, 1838. Philadelphia, 1838.
"The tocsin."--p. 171-173. Poem in sixteen stanzas by John Pierpont.
"The Pennsylvania Hall."--p. 173-174. Poem in four stanzas.
|Physical Description:||200 p.,  leaves of plates : 3 ill., 1 port. ; 24 cm.|
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|Place of Publication:||United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.|