Excerpt from Atlantic City: Its Early and Modern History If historic truth should be less sacred than religion, there can certainly be reason why the history of the feshionable watering place kwn as Atlantic City, should be less important to the beau monde of Philadelphia, than the annals of Bath in the days when Nash shone in the splendor of his gorgeous ruffles, beneath the smiles of the House of Orange, or than those of England's metropolis in the sunny times when Bryan Brummell paddled the pioneer cae of phantasy upon the stream of London fashion. How many claims has Absecon Beach upon the inhabitants of the Middle States, and more especially upon the people of Philadelphia. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.