Reminiscences Of Joseph Morris; Being A Brief History Of The Life And Labors Of Charity Of The…

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byJoseph Morris

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... 1 called at the Independence Hall; saw much of interest: The portrait of William Penn and family and his Treaty with the American Indians; some of his household furniture and the great Charter of the City of Philadelphia, with signatures of his own handwriting; saw the life picture of many other specimens of those active Statesmen of Revolutionary times, as John Hancock,.George Washington, John Adams, Stephen Hopkins, Robert Morris and many others of their day. My esteemed friend, Joseph Shool, accompanied me to the United States Mint, situated on the north side of Chestnut street, below Broad street. The entire structure is of marble and of Grecian architecture; made fire proof. Here we saw the process from the ore to the finished coin. There they were coining twenty dollar pieces, and with one press would stamp eighty dollars per minute ready for use. I called to see and make a visit with my dear friend and kinsman, John Woolman, of Burlington, New Jersey, a perfect specimen of the devoted christian; he is a son of William Woolman and great nephew of John Woolman, the minister and philanthropist, and much of the same only, perhaps, some more retiring in his deportment, and I think a person cannot visit him without being the better of it himself. Humility and love seem to be the clothing of his mind. He is at this time, we trust, in the full enjoyment of a happy eternity. 3d Mo., 20th, 1881.--The previous winter has been remarkably cold. About the 15th of 10th Mo. 1880, there fell a snow which answered very well for the use of sleds, with a renewal every few days which continued until the middle of 2d Mo., making in all three months, the mercury ranging a considerable of the time 10 and 12 degrees below zero, and some of the time a little above, when it ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899. Excerpt: ... 1 called at the Independence Hall; saw much of interest: The portrait of William Penn and family and his Treaty with the Ameri...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217254152

ISBN - 13:9780217254151

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