restricted access   Volume 80, Number 4, Autumn 2013

Table of Contents

This issue of Pennsylvania History is dedicated to the memory of George M. Leader, the state’s only governor who has been a long-time member of the Pennsylvania Historical Association


The Quaker Cunning Folk: The Astrology, Magic, and Divination of Philip Roman and Sons in Colonial Chester County, Pennsylvania

pp. 479-500

The British in Pittsburgh: POWs in the War of 1812

pp. 501-518

Extorting Philadelphia: Commodore Beresford and the Vixen Parolees

pp. 519-536


On the Passing of Governor George M. Leader, 1918–2013

pp. 537-540

Book Reviews

Paint, Pattern and People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850 by Wendy A. Cooper and Lisa Minardi (review)

pp. 541-544

New Netherland and the Dutch Origins of American Religious Liberty by Evan Haefeli (review)

pp. 544-546

The Contagious City: The Politics of Public Health in Early Philadelphia by Simon Finger (review)

pp. 547-548

When Benjamin Franklin Met the Reverend Whitefield: Enlightenment, Revival, and the Power of the Printed Word by Peter Charles Hoffer (review)

pp. 549-551

Sanctified Landscape: Writers, Artists, and the Hudson River Valley, 1820–1909 by David Schuyler (review)

pp. 551-553


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