PMHB, January 2008

PMHB, January 2008







Front Matter


A Tale of Two Deists: John Fitch, Elihu Palmer, and the Boundary of Tolerable Religious Expression in Early National Philadelphia
by Eric Schlereth

Cornelia Bryce Pinchot and the Struggle for Protective Labor Legislation in Pennsylvania
by Nancy R. Miller

Notes and Documents

Tales from the Chew Family Papers: The Charity Castle Story
by Phillip R. Seitz

Newly Available and Processed Collections at The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
by Eric Klinek and HSP Archives Staff

Book Reviews

Kalter, ed., Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations: The Treaties of 1736-62
by William Carter

Axelrod, Blooding at Great Meadow: Young George Washington and the Battle that Shaped the Man
by Frank A. Cassell

Klepp, Grubb, and de Ortiz, eds., Souls for Sale: Two German Redemptioners Come to Revolutionary America: The Life Stories of John Frederick Whitehead and Johann Carl Büttner
by Marianne S. Wokeck

Haggerty, The British-Atlantic Trading Community, 1760-1810: Men, Women, and the Distribution of Goods
by Michelle Craig McDonald

Schocket, Founding Corporate Power in Early National Philadelphia
by Sharon Ann Murphy

Bacon, But One Race: The Life of Robert Purvis
by Richard S. Newman

Russo and Russo, Hinsonville, A Community at the Crossroads: The Story of a Nineteenth-Century African-American Village
by Tonya Thames Taylor

Warren, Industrial Genius: The Working Life of Charles Michael Schwab
by Lance E. Metz

Aurand, The Spectator and the Topographical City
by John F. Bauman