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List of surviving members of the American Philosophical Society at Philadelphia.

American Philosophical Society.

List of surviving members of the American Philosophical Society at Philadelphia.

by American Philosophical Society.

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Published in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English


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Presented to the society at the stated meeting held March 5, 1886.

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Open LibraryOL21596208M

Stiefel, Jay Robert. “Philadelphia Cabinetmaking and Commerce, – The Account Book of John Head, Joiner.” American Philosophical Society Library Bulletin 1, no. 1 (Winter ): 1– Talbott, Elizabeth Page. “The Philadelphia Furniture Industry, to ” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania,   AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, The, is the oldest scientific society in in Franklin, in his ‘Autobiography,’ states that in the year “I united the majority of well-informed persons of my acquaintance into a club which we called the Junto, the object of which was to improve our understandings.”.

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