Penn Library Department of Special Collections

William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Composers Publishers Lithographers Images and Music
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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.

Public Ledger

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