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  • Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, Three Centuries of American Art : Bicentennial Exhibition, April 11-October 10, 1976 : [catalogue]. [Philadelphia] : Philadelphia Museum of Art, c1976. , p. 31-32, 81
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  • Roach, Hannah Benner (1907-1976). Bibliographical card file, ca. 1718-1795. ca. 9000 cards. (American Philosophical Society Manuscript Collection)
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  • Moss, Roger W. "Master Builders: A History of the Colonial Philadelphia Building Trades." Ph.D Dissertation, University of Delaware, 1972.
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  • Wermeil, Sara E. The Fireproof Building: Technology and Public Safety in the Nineteenth-Century American City. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000., p. 15-16
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  • Dictionary of American Biography, under the Auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1928- , v. 9, p. 335-336
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  • Peterson, Charles E. Robert Smith: Architect, Builder, Patriot 1722-1777 Philadelphia: Athenaeum, 2000.
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  • Cotter, John, Daniel G. Roberts, Michael Parrington, The Buried Past An Archaelogical History of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1992, p. 88,97,172
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  • Pennsylvania Archives. Philadelphia: J. Severns & Co., 1852-1856; Harrisburg: 1874-1919., v. 4, p. 776, 784
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  • Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects. New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1982. , v. 4, p. 90
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  • Peterson, Charles E. Robert Smith: Architect, Builder, Patriot 1722-1777 Philadelphia: Athenaeum, 2000.
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  • Peterson, Charles E. "Carpenters' Hall," Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 43 (1953): 96-128., p. 99, 119
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society)
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  • Pennsylvania Archives. Philadelphia: J. Severns & Co., 1852-1856; Harrisburg: 1874-1919., v. 1, p. 754-756
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  • Pennsylvania Archives. Philadelphia: J. Severns & Co., 1852-1856; Harrisburg: 1874-1919., v. 2, p. 270-271
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  • Dictionary of American Biography, under the Auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies. New York, C. Scribner's sons, 1928- , v. 17, p. 335-336
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  • Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of the Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, April 1775 to December 1783. Washington, DC: 1914., p. 506
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  • Pennsylvania Archives. Philadelphia: J. Severns & Co., 1852-1856; Harrisburg: 1874-1919., v. 7, p. 6336, 6359
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  • Pennsylvania Archives. Philadelphia: J. Severns & Co., 1852-1856; Harrisburg: 1874-1919., v. 13, p. 278
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), 2/15/1763
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  • Pennsylvania Gazette (periodical), 4/30/1765
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), 4/18/1768
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), p. 2-3, 7/17/1769
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), 1/17/1774
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  • Pennsylvania Gazette (periodical), 2/23/1774
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), p. 795, 6/25/1774
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), 4/20/1775
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  • Pennsylvania Gazette (periodical), 4/9/1777
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  • Pennsylvania Gazette (periodical), 6/4/1777
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 4, n. 3, p. 343-360, 1880
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 11, n. 4, p. 503, 1888
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 16, n. 1, p. 93-102, 1892
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 32, n. 2, p. 175-199, 1908
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 47, p. 348-349, 1923
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  • Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Philadelphia: 1877-, v. 48, n. 1, p. 39-65, 1924
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  • Philadelphia Inquirer, p. 1, 7-B, 1/15/1985
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  • Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (periodical) 1941-, v. 60, n. 3, p. 350-352, 10/2001
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  • Beentham, Donald W., William Hope and Betsy Behl, ed. Compilation of Data on Building History of Philadelphia Lutheran Churches. Philadelphia: s.n., 1975.
     
  • Bridenbaugh, Carl. Rebels and Gentleman; Philadelphia in the Age of Franklin. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, c1942, p. 200-202.
     
  • Gowans, Alan. Images of American Living. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1964, p. 231-232.
     
  • Holiday, Ann. "Williamsburg furnishings to come out of hiding." The Richmond News Leader. (7 February 1985): 25, 29.
     
  • Jackson, Joseph. Early Philadelphia Architects and Engineers. Philadelphia: 1923, p. 43, 55-56, 66-69.
     
  • McDonald, Travis C., Jr. "Portfolio in Color: II, Craftsmanship Versus Workmanship," In Colonial Williamsburg: The Journal of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. 7 (Summer 1985): 42.
     
  • Morton, Thomas G., Frank Woodbury. The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895. Philadelphia: Times Printing House, 1895, p. 396.
     
  • Pappas, Nicholas A., FAIA. "The Public Hospital: Its Place in Williamsburg." Colonial Williamsburg: The Journal of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 7 (Summer 1985): 29.
     
  • Pennsylvania Evening Post. (13 February 1777).
     
  • Pennsylvania Packet. (27 June 1774): 3, c. 4.
     
  • Peterson, Charles E., Nicholas L. Gianopulos, and Bruce Cooper Gill. "The Building of Christ Church, Philadelphia." In 1981 Antiques Show: A Benefit for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia: Reprinted by Old Christ Church Preservation Trust, 2001.
     
  • Peterson, Charles E. "The Robert Smith Newsletter," In The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. no. 1 (September 1981).
     
  • Robert Smith Memorial Committee (Dalkeith). Robert Smith, 1722-1777: Dalkeith to Philadelphia. Dalkeith, Scotland: n.d. (Copy in biographical files at The Athenaeum of Philadelphia).
     
  • St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. An Historical Catalogue of the St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Printed for the Society, 1907-1937, v. 1, p. 315.
     
  • St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. The First Two Hundred Years, 1747-1947, of the St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. Edgar S. Gardner, ed. Philadelphia: c1947, p. 98.
     
  • Shepherd, Raymond Voigt. "James Logan's Stenton." Unpublished M. A. Thesis, University of Delaware, 1968, p. 171.
     
  • Smith, Uselma Clarke. "Collection, 1740-1900," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #1378C (Benjamin Loxley memorandum book).
     
  • Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia: (19 February 1749).
     
  • Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia: (14 January 1753).
     
  • Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. Philadelphia: (1754-1756), p. 38.
     
  • Wainwright, Nicholas B. Colonial Grandeur in Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1964, p. 10.
     
  • Wallace, John William. "Collection, 1725-1854," In Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: The Society, 1991, #686.
     
  • Watson, John Fanning. Annals of Philadelphia of Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time. Philadelphia: E. S. Stuart, 1898, v. 1, p. 383-384.
     

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • American Architect Archives. Burnham Archives. (1754, 1758, 1766, 1773).
     
  • American Philosophical Society Archives. American Society "Minutes". (10 June 1768), p. 105.
     
  • American Philosophical Society Archives. Benjamin Franklin's Receipt Book. (22 December 1743; 6 April 1763; 26 November 1763).
     
  • American Philosophical Society Archives. St. Andrew's Society of Philadelphia. Minutes, 1749-1776, 1786-1833; and Treasurer's accounts, 1759-1843. v1, (1749), Film 1168.
     
  • Christ Church Archives. Accounting Warden's Journals, 1708-1880. (19 March 1763, 1 November 1764, 7 September 1771, 15 December 1771).
     

 

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