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Sir, Although the advantages that cannot fail to result to our citizens from opening a communication between the basin of the Susquehanna River and Philadelphia, by means of a rail-road from the former to Pottsville, have been frequently and fully detailed in newspapers and pamphlets ... the subscribers, a committee appointed by the town meeting on the 23d of December, to procure subscriptions to the stock of that road, take the liberty of briefly presenting a few of the leading features of the plan ... A single glance at the map will show that the basin of the Susquehanna ... must be the receptacle of the trade of an immense tract of country. ... Preview this item
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Sir, Although the advantages that cannot fail to result to our citizens from opening a communication between the basin of the Susquehanna River and Philadelphia, by means of a rail-road from the former to Pottsville, have been frequently and fully detailed in newspapers and pamphlets ... the subscribers, a committee appointed by the town meeting on the 23d of December, to procure subscriptions to the stock of that road, take the liberty of briefly presenting a few of the leading features of the plan ... A single glance at the map will show that the basin of the Susquehanna ... must be the receptacle of the trade of an immense tract of country. ...

Author: Mathew Carey; Joseph Drayton; Philadelphia (Pa.). Committee of Superintendence.; Kennedy & Lucas's Lithography,
Publisher: [Philadelphia : s.n., 1831]
Series: Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 4096.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Lithographs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mathew Carey; Joseph Drayton; Philadelphia (Pa.). Committee of Superintendence.; Kennedy & Lucas's Lithography,
OCLC Number: 438050082
Notes: Soliciting subscriptions for shares of stock in the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company.
Signed on p. [2]: Mathew Carey [and fourteen others, members of the Committee of Superintendence for Philadelphia]. Philadelphia, January 19, 1831.
Accompanying map, drawn by D. Drayton and lithographed by Kennedy & Lucas, has caption: Map shewing the route from the confluence of the branches of the Susquehanna to Philadelphia, by Pottsville, and by the Pennsylvania Union, and Schuylkill Canals.
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Reproduction Notes: Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. Series 1 ; no. 4096).
Description: 1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 26 x 21 cm. + (1 map ; 25 x 21 cm.)
Series Title: Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 4096.
Other Titles: Map shewing the route from the confluence of the branches of the Susquehanna to Philadelphia.

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