The autobiography of a Pennsylvanian

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Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker



THE

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

OF

A PENNSYLVANIAN




By

SAMUEL WHITAKER PENNYPACKER

Governor of Pennsylvania

1903— 1907






PHILADELPHIA

THE JOHN C. WINSTON COMPANY

1918



Copyright, 1918, by

THE JOHN C. WINSTON CO.


Copyright, 1917, 1918, by

Public Ledger Co.





CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE
I.     Ancestry 11
II. Childhood and Youth 31
III. Que Faire 71
IV. The War 80
V. The Philadelphia Bar 106
VI. Litterateur and Book-Hunter 136
VII. Reformer 171
VIII. Judge 194
IX. President Judge 228
X. Governor, 1903 261
XI. Governor, 1904 330
XII. Governor, 1905 369
XIII. Governor, 1906 405
XIV. Comment and Review 439
XV. Miniatures 468
XVI. John B. Pennepacker 499
Appendix 523
Index 551





ILLUSTRATIONS

Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker Frontispiece
PAGE
Isaac Anderson Pennypacker, M.D. 22
Brevet Major General Galusha Pennypacker, U. S. A. 88
Page of Quotations from the Governor's Record of His Reading 144
Page from the Governor's Record of His Reading, Showing Total Number of Pages Read in the Year 1914 146
Pennypackers Mills 262
Group of Governor Pennypacker's Pennsylvania Constabulary 380
Governor Pennypacker in the Executive Chamber, Harrisburg 436


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.