Author Brown's Book
Arthur Mervyn is born into a happy Quaker home in the country. His widower father, however, marries a young woman who only wants his land, and when his father dies, Arthur is kicked out of his home. He finds himself on the road to Philadelphia, and for the most part, this is fine with Arthur because he wants to be an educated, wealthly man, and he thinks he will need to go to the city to start this quest. Along the way to the city, he notices that there ...