Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
Content and design by John Bewley
Philadelphia in Images: Sidewalk Scene before the Public Ledger Building
Lithograph by Thomas Sinclair on title page of: The Ledger Polka: Dedicated to the Public Ledger Philada. / by James Bellak.
Philadelphia: Edward L. Walker, 1849.
Box 27, no. 7.
The The Public Ledgerwas first issued on Friday March 25, 1836. The newspaper moved its offices on October 12, 1840 to its new building at Third and Chestnut Streets. It continued to publish until 1934, when it was absorbed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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