A Quaker soldier / Helen Campbell The city of a dream / Helen Campbell Caspipina: the story of a mother church / Louise Stockton Old Saint Joseph's / Elizabeth Robins The old Philadelphia library / Louise Stockton Quaker and Tory / Helen Campbell The Philadelphia post-office / Edwin A. Barber City Hall square / Joseph Jackson Public schools / Eliza S. Turner A master builder / Helen Campbell Early abolitionists / Helen Campbell Medical education / Helen Campbell The bettering-house and other charities / Louise Stockton The right to bear arms / Frank Willing Leach Stephen Girard: mariner and merchant / Louise Stockton.
The chapters were originally written for the weekly magazine Our continent, and appeared during 1882 and 1883. Published in 1883 under title: A sylvan city: or, Quaint corners in Philadelphia.
Athenaeum copy: Copy 2 from Eli P. Zebooker collection. Athenaeum copy: Copy 1 gift of Irvin R. Glazer? Athenaeum copy: Copy 2 bears bookplate: "Ex libris eli p. zebooker."