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* [[John Fanning Watson|Watson, John Fanning]], 1857, describing Washington Square, Philadelphia, Pa. (1:405)
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:"This beautiful [[square]], now so much the resort of citizens and strangers, as a [[promenade]], was, only twenty-five years ago, a 'Potter's Field,'....It was long enclosed in a post and rail [[fence]], and always produced much grass."
  
 
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"This beautiful square, now so much the resort of citizens and strangers, as a promenade, was, only twenty-five years ago, a 'Potter's Field,'....It was long enclosed in a post and rail fence, and always produced much grass."

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