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American Philosophical Society
Adam Hoops, Thomas Barclay, and the House in Morrisville Known as Summerseat, 1764-1791: Transactions, APS (vol. 90, part 5)
Priscilla H. Roberts (au); James N. Tull (au)
Summerseat is an 18th century Georgian manor house that was saved from dereliction and decay twice in the 20th century by the good citizens of Morrisville. Summerseat was not only the headquarters of General George Washington for a week in December 1776, but was also owned by four prominent 18th century Americans: Adam Hoops, Thomas Barclay, Robert Morris, and George Clymer. This volume discusses: Summerseat in History, Summerseat the House, and its first two owners, Hoops and Barclay. Appendices: Adam Hoops and Benjamin West; Summerseat Inventory; Transcriptions of Adam Hoop’s Properties; Summerseat in the 20th Century; and Mapping Summerseat. Illustrations.
Alhacen on Image-Formation and Distortion in Mirrors: Volume 2, English Translation (Transactions 98, Part 1, Volume 2)
Peter Collinson and the Eighteenth-Century Natural History Exchange (Memoir 264)
Peiresc's History of Provence: Antiquarianism and the Discovery of a Medieval Mediterranean (APS Transaction 101 #3)
Temple of Night at Schonau: Architecture, Music, & Theater in a Late Eighteenth-Century Viennese Garden ( APS Memoir Vol. 258)
Raising Kane: Elisha kent Kane and the Culture of Fame in Antebellum America (Transaction Vol. 98, Pt 3)
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