The Quaker City;
or, the
Monks of Monk Hall

a Romance of
Philadelphia Life, Mystery and Crime

by George Lippard
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beginning Saturday, March 24, 2007

annotated by Edward Pettit
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The Quaker City
beginning Saturday, March 24, 2007
George Lippard, 1850–54
Unknown Artist, American School
Daguerreotype; 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.
from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's
collection of Photographs
"Mr Lippard was the cousin of John Cook
Channon, of Germantown, and his picture is at his
residence . . . . The long-haired, bright looking
youth with turned down collar and white vest,
holds a scroll of paper in his hand and looks the
personification of the poet."  from
Ancient and
Modern Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut
by Rev. S.F. Hotchkin, 1889 at Google Books.