Diary of a railroad and steamer trip  1857
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Biography

The anonymous author of this volume was born on April 21, 1827. His brother-in-law, Albert Whitely, married Elizabeth Townsend, Rachel K. Lowber, and Eliza A. Lowber. Albert had four children: Elizabeth, Benjamin, Madeline, and Rosa. The author also refers to an aunt and nephew, Susan and Henry A. Leister of Philadelphia; an uncle, Samuel Virden of Murderkill Hundred; and two cousins, P. L. S. Virden and William Townsend.