Item No: pdcc00247
Title: The store and wharf of Joshua Carpenter.
Additional Title: On the Delaware, between Chestnut and Walnut Streets.
Print and Picture Collection
Carpenter's Wharf was the first wharf built in Philadelphia and could handle ships of 500 tons or more. Samuel Carpenter, colonial merchant and friend of William Penn, became Deputy Governor of Philadelphia and First Treasurer of Pennsylvania. Joshua Carpenter, Samuel's brother, made his fortune as a brewer.
A917.481 P536 v.4
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Carpenter, Samuel, 1649-1714
Penn, William, 1644-1718