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 Title:  Peter Adolph Grotjahn Memoir     
 Dates:  1844-1846 
 Abstract:  This collection is a typescript copy of a Peter Grotjahn's personal memoirs held at the HSP. The anecdotes, most of which date from the early republic, capture aspects of life in Philadelphia during this period. Grotjahn makes references to many prominent individuals. Grotjahn led an adventurous life, which included travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic states and to the Caribbean (where he was briefly impressed by British privateers).

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 Call #:  Mss.B.G913 
 Extent:  1 volume(s) 
 Topics:  Early National Politics | International Travel | Printing and Publishing | Travel | War of 1812 
 Genre:  Autobiography | Travel Narratives and Journals 
 Subjects:  Cholera -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Germans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Lemon Hill (Estate : Philadelphia, Pa.) | Merchants -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia | Privateers -- Jamaica | Woodlands (Estate : Philadelphia, Pa.) | Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia