in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Education; History; Business and Management; Biographical Studies. 1174 words.
Filson, John (10 December 1753?–01 October 1788), author, historian, and land surveyor, was born in East Fallowfield Township near Brandywine Creek in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son...