The Cadwaladers, 1677-1879: Five Generations of a Philadelphia Family
by Cadwalader, Sandra L.
Sandra L. Cadwalader, 1996. Softcover. VG+ (Ownership signature on tp; includs a handwritten note from the author.). Aqua stapled wraps, 123 pp., no illus. "Contains the biographies of John Cadwalader (1677-1734), the Welsh Quaker schoolteacher who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1697 to join family members already established in Merion; his son, Dr. Thomas Cadwalader (1707-1779), a prominent physician and colleague in various endeavors of Benjamin Franklin's; Dr. Thomas's son, General John Cadwalader (1742-1786), a Revolutionary War hero on close terms with George Washington, whose Philadelphia house and furniture became known for its 'colonial grandeur;' General John's son General Thomas Cadwalader (1779-1841), agent for the Penn Family, participant in the War of 1812, and recipient of remarkable tokens of friendship from Joseph Bonaparte; and lastly, General Thomas's son, General George Cadwalader (1806-1879), a flamboyant hero in the quelling of Philadelphia's anti-Catholic riots and the Mexican War, a Civil War participant and lavish bon vivant." (intro).
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