Joseph Watson correspondence

Joseph Watson, born in 1784, was the son of Isaac Watson and Ann Jenks. Originally a Philadelphia lumber merchant, Watson was appointed an alderman in 1822. In 1824 he was chosen to succeed Robert Wharton as mayor of Philadelphia. After leaving the mayor’s office in 1828, Watson went on to serve as... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Joseph Watson Correspondence (#1873)
Main Author: Watson, Joseph 1784-1814
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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