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Creator:
Milnor, William, 1769-1848, author.
Title(s):

An authentic historical memoir of the Schuylkill Fishing Company of the state in Schuylkill : from its establishment on that romantic stream, near Philadelphia, in the year 1732, to the present time / by a member.

Additional Title(s):

Memoirs of the old Schuykill Fishing Company, and Gloucester Hunting Club

Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Published by Judah Dobson, 1830.
Physical Description:
viii, 127 pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations : 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SH403.S3 M56 1830 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SH403.S3 M56 1830 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
By William Milnor.
Frontispiece lithograph by Moses Swett. Portrait of Roberton Wharton lithographed by Cephas Grier Childs. Portrait of Samuel Morris by St. Memin
At least some copies were issued with: Memoirs of the Gloucester Fox Hunting Club, near Philadelphia (Philadelphia : Published by Judah Dobson, 1830). This second work has separate title page, register, and pagination, but was issued with the present work with a publisher's printed cover label reading: Memoirs of the old Schuykill Fishing Company, and Gloucester Hunting Club.
BEIN Uzk12 Sch8y 830 Copy 2: "Members of the Schuylkill Fishing Company": [9] p. at end, in manuscript. In manuscript on blank leaf at end: "To ... Charles Carroll esquire, of Carrollton, from ... William Milnor jr. Philada Aug. 30th 1830." Bound with His Memoirs of the Gloucester Fox Hunting Club. Bookplate of Thomas Westwood. Bookplate of R.M. Denison. Autograph of William Milnor. Autograph of Alfred Denison.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 has bound with it: Memoirs of the Gloucester Fox Hunting Club, near Philadelphia (Philadelphia : Published by Judah Dobson, 1830). Signed by the author. Lacks the portrait of Samuel Morris. Bound in publisher's original red cloth, with printed title label on cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original pink cloth. Inscribed: Philip V.R. Van Wych. Errata slip tipped in at end. Contains portrait of Samuel Morris by St. Memin. Some MS annotations.
Subject Terms:
Carroll, Charles -- Presentation inscription from W. Milnor.
Denison, Alfred -- Autograph.
Denison, R. M. -- Bookplate.
Hunting and fishing clubs -- Pennsylvania.
Milnor, William, 1769-1848 -- Autograph.
Milnor, William, 1769-1848 -- Presentation inscription to C. Carroll.
Schuylkill Fishing Company -- History.
Van Wych, Philip V.R. -- Autograph.
Westwood, Thomas -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1830.
Mezzotints -- 1830.
Contributors:
Saint-Mémin, Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de, 1770-1852, illustrator.
Swett, Moses, illustrator.
Childs, Cephas Grier, 1793-1871, lithographer.
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