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206436

Seneca Indians...

Item #206436

November 28, 1831

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Nov. 28, 1831 Pg. 3 report: "Seneca Indians--Between two and three hundred Seneca Indians arrived in Cincinnati on the 10th inst., under charge of Col. McElvaine, on their way to lands beyond the Mississippi, provide for them by the government. Their lands relinquished, consist of about 40,000 acres, of excellent quality." A few traces of... See More  

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$21.00
206434

Steamboat Lexington Destroyed...

Item #206434

January 18, 1840

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Jan. 18, 1840 Pg. 3 report: "Appalling Calamity" "Steambot [sic] Lexington Destroyed By Fire, And Nearly Two Hundred Lives Lost!", plus "Further Particulars". Says the boat left New York and that the fire occurred near Eltons Neck. Traces of foxing.

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206395

Nun defection...

Item #206395

August 21, 1839

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Aug. 21, 1839 A pg. 3 report under "Tumultuous At Baltimore" provides details about an unusual incident involving the defection of a nun from the Carmelite Convent on Aisquith Street , and caused "considerable excitement". Also has a "Proclamation" from the mayor of Baltimore warning the public to stay away from the convent.

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206375

Connecticut Chooses Republican...

Item #206375

December 11, 1820

NATIONAL ADVOCATE, N.Y., Dec. 11, 1820 A pg. 2 item says that electors of Connecticut chose James Monroe and Daniel Tompkins, and that it was "...the first time the electoral votes of this state...were ever given for the republican candidates...". Stray writing in the masthead, trimmed close at the bottom causing minor unrelated loss.

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206368

Treaty Of Alliance...

Item #206368

June 03, 1815

EVENING GAZETTE, AND GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, June 3, 1815 Pg. 3 has: "Treaty of Alliance, Offensive and Defensive, Between, Russia, Austria, Prussia And Great Britain". Some foxing.

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206320

Greenland Whales...

Item #206320

July 15, 1815

EVENING GAZETTE, AND GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 15, 1815 A pg. 2 item says that 3 large " Greenland whales" appeared off Long Branch, N.Y., with mention that one "ran ashore" but then recovered and joined the other two who "kept near him". Also word about a "beached" whale on the Jersey shore that was killed by people wielding scythes. Occasional foxing.

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206312

New Year's Poems...

Item #206312

January 02, 1829

CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE & JOURNAL, & ZIONS HERALD, N.Y., Jan. 2, 1829



* New Year's Poems
* Carrier's Address


Back page has a poem: "New Years Address Of the Carriers of the Christian Advocate & Journal". Two minor printing creases in the poem, piece missing in the upper margin causing loss in the masthead, some foxing.
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$18.00
206040

Ticonderoga...

Item #206040

May 27, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, May 27, 1854. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts : May, ftpg. - Various illus. from the Crystal Palace - Eastwick's Vi... See More  

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205994

General Horatio Gates Biography...

Item #205994
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1807 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. VERY INTERESTING READING from the day it was first reported which includes a biography on General Horatio Gates. (SEE PHOTOS) This issue i... See More  

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205989

Early treatment for fevers...

Item #205989
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1807 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. VERY INTERESTING READING from the day it was first reported which includes an article on the treatment of fever. (SEE PHOTOS) This issue is in ... See More  

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205988

Death Chart For Philadelphia & New York...

Item #205988
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1807 and is about 55 pages in length. The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. VERY INTERESTING READING from the day it was first reported which includes a chart for the recent deaths that occured in Philadelphia and N... See More  

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205762

Prints St. Louis Missouri...

Item #205762

April 15, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, April 15, 1854. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts : Wild fowl shooting, ftpg. - The Hamilton Mansion, Hamilton Villag... See More  

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205746

Springfield Massachusetts...

Item #205746

August 19, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, August 19, 1854. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts: Philadelphia, ftpg. - Springfield, Massachusetts - New arsenal at... See More  

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205676

New Bank In Tennessee...

Item #205676

October 07, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 7, 1820. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a report of a new bank being planned for Tennessee. Octavo-size in nice condition except for little staining.

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205658

African Colonies In Untited States...

Item #205658

November 07, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD November 7, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is an article on African Colonization in American. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.

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205656

Slave Woman Case...

Item #205656

October 03, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 3, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is an interesting report  of trial case of a woman slave that escaped. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.

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205394

Displayable issue for Iowa...

Item #205394

March 17, 1855

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Mar. 17, 1855 This illustrated newspaper pre-dates Harper's Weekly but is formatted very much like it. The front page has a very nice graphic on the "State of Iowa" plus an article as well. Inside pages have prints of: "Mount Holyoke, From Amherst College, Mass." and two other prints at Amherst. Also a nice, early print of "The White House, Washington, D. C." with ... See More  

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205263

Charles Dickens...

"The Uncommercial Traveler" Set...

Item #205263

February 18, 1860

Harper's WEEKLY, February 18 - March 10, 1860  This is a four issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 4 installments of "The Uncommercial Travelar", by Charles Dickens.  The set provides a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  The individual issues are described as:



Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & untitled Winslow Homer print on ... See More  

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205137

African colonization...

Item #205137

November 11, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 11, 1820  This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is a report on African colonization in America. Octavo-size in nice condition except for little staining.

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205041

Bangor Maine...

Item #205041

December 03, 1853

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, December 3, 1853. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts: Rail shooting, ftpg. - Court house, Bangor, Maine - City Hall, B... See More  

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204882

Item #204882
THE SALEM GAZETTE, Mass., 1836.   A very well known title from early in the formation of the United States.   News of the day, period advertising, and editorials - all illustrating the flavor of this important and formative period.  The image shown is an example of the condition and look of the issue you will receive, but the actual dates vary (all 1836).  Your issu... See More  

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$22.00
204720

Early illustrated bathtub advertisement...

Item #204720

July 18, 1827

LITERARY CADET & RHODE iSLAND STATESMAN, Providence, July 18, 1827 See the photo below for the interesting, illustrated advertisement for  a "Warm Bath" with further text, and the print of a man in an 1820's-style bath tub. Complete in 4 pages, various news of the day plus many other ads as well. Some tears at the edges and some browning, generally nice as never bound nor trimmed.

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204687

Monroe's state of the union address...

Item #204687

November 18, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Nov. 18, 1820  Over 3 pages within this issue are taken up with the: "President's Message", being James Monroe's annual state-of-the-union address. At its conclusion it is signed in type by the President: James Monroe.

Among other reports in this issue are:

* "Legislature of Vermont"

* "Legislature of Arkansas&qu... See More  

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204175

Delaware Indian Tribe From 1804...

Item #204175

October 06, 1804

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 6, 1804 Pg. 2 news from "Vincenes" says that the "Delaware tribe of Indians relinquished to the United States all their claim to the extensive tract of country which lies between the Ohio, Wabash, and the road leading from Post-Vincenes, to the Great Falls of the Ohio." A few more comments about the importance of this acquisition. Very slight crease in this r... See More  

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204160

Erie, Pennsylvania....

Item #204160

November 09, 1837

ERIE GAZETTE, Erie, Pa., Nov. 9, 1837 On page 2 under "Important From Florida" is a report: " Glorious News -- Powell Taken--An express has just arrived in town from Fort Payton that Powell and 50 warriors have been taken prisoners..." Early and uncommon from the northwest corner of the Keystone State. Page 3 has archival mends to two minor margin tears and an archival reinforc... See More  

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204155

Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson...

Item #204155

October 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1830  Among the articles within are: "Negro Cloths", a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson declining an offer to attend a public dinner in Knoxville; "Virginia Gold" "Origin of the Slave Trade"; a letter to John Adams concerning "Anticipated Revolutions" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, datelines "M... See More  

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204133

Henry Longfellow Poem...

Item #204133

September 04, 1852

MANCHESTER AMERICAN & MESSENGER, Manchester, N.H., Sept. 4, 1852 On the front page under "Poetry" is a poem: "The Goblet of Life. By Henry W. Longfellow". Ftpg. has a bit of stray writing in the upper margin, archival mend to a tear in the last column of each leaf, bit of fold foxing on the front page.

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204127

Cigar Making Machine...

Item #204127

October 15, 1859

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., Oct. 15, 1859 Front page illustration shows a worker seated at a machine: "Beauches Cigar-Making Machine", and an article: "Improved Machine For Making Cigars". A volume I issue of the "New Series". Soft horizontal fold crease. 16 pages.

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204126

Scarce Title From Philadelphia...

Item #204126

October 31, 1839

THE PENNSYLVANIAN, Philadelphia, Oct. 31, 1839  An uncommon title with three pages of ads and notices, page 2 has news and topical items. First leaf has an archival mend in the upper margin, a few areas of foxing.

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204123

Mjor Long Rocky Mountain Expedition...

Item #204123

October 21, 1822

NEW-HAMSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Oct. 21, 1822 On the front page under "Expedition To The Rocky Mountains" is a lengthy extract from the "History of the Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains". The expedition was led by Maj. Long in 1819. Takes most of three columns. Hole in unrelated content affects each leaf.

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204105

Horace Greeley newspaper...

Item #204105

April 14, 1838

THE JEFFERSONIAN, Albany, New York, April 14, 1838  A volume I issue (number 9) of this uncommon title published by Horace Greeley, who went on to greater fame as editor of the New York Tribune. Contains mostly political-related content, but also a "Summary Of News" on the bkpg. Quarto-size, 8 pgs., some loss in the outer blank margin of an inside leaf, areas of staining at the b

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204091

Gold Miners....

Item #204091

July 22, 1852

THE DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., July 22, 1852 Topical item on the front page: "Gold Miners Lament". Subscribers name written in the upper margin, minor fold tear at the spine, archival mends to two tears on page 2, lite wear, two lite stains in unrelated text.

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203987

Castor Oil Manufacturing...

Item #203987

April 28, 1801

THE MERCURY AND NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, April 28, 1801 Page 2 report: "Castor Oil made in New York" describes the success of expressing oil from the seeds of the castor bean, mentioning that "...it is cold drawn and always fresher." Nice engraving of mercury in the masthead. Subscribers name in the blank area of the masthead, otherwise good.

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203200

Stoney Point Description...

Item #203200

March 14, 1836

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, New Hampshire, March 14, 1836 On the front page under "Stoney Point" are details about this strategic location on the Hudson River, with much about its role & significance during the Revolutionary War. Area of foxing in unrelated text in the upper left corner.

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203958

Very Ornate America Themed Masthead...

Item #203958

December 16, 1849

SUNDAY TIMES, N.Y., December 16, 1849 The photo shows the very nice masthead of this title which measures 15 1/2 inches across and is 3 inches tall. Mostly topical reports and literary-related content, some ads. Area of lite staining in the lower right corner affecting each leaf, some lite foxing.  The issue that you receive may differ in date and content then the issue that is pictured. ... See More  

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203945

The Kentucky Giant...

Item #203945

May 07, 1859

DOLLAR WEEKLY MIRROR, Manchester, N.H., May 7, 1859 On page 2 under "Scissorings" is a brief report about the death of James D. Porter at Portland, Kentucky. Says he was known as the "Kentucky Giant" because he stood 7 feet 9 inches tall. Page 3 has an illustrated business ad for "Ambrotypes, Photographs & Daguerreotypes"

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203859

On Charles Dickens...

Item #203859

December 01, 1838

THE ALBION, New York, Dec. 1, 1838  Page 2 contains a lengthy article, taking over half the page, headed "Dickens's Tales" which begins: "Mr. Charles Dickens, the author of the above works, is the most popular writer of the day..." with much more (see photos). You get the complete 8 page issue, a bit irregular at the spine, a bit of scattered browning, generally quite nice.

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$36.00
203762

Death Of Dewitt Clinton...

Item #203762

February 18, 1828

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Feb. 18, 1828 Page 3 has a one paragraph report about the death of Dewitt Clinton. Top and bottom of this report are black-bordered. First leaf has a small hole in the outer margin, small piece missing in the lower left corner, traces of foxing.

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203742

Details on emigration to the United States......

Item #203742

August 02, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 2, 1817  Over half a page is taken up with: "Emigration - Account of Emigrants from Foreign Countries Arriving in the United States..." which includes a chart of the names of the ships, where from, where arrived at, and the number of passengers. Also: "President's Tour" which includes several addresses to him & his resp... See More  

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203573

Bolivar Victory... Concord New Hampshire...

Item #203573

July 09, 1816

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT, Concord, July 9, 1816 Page 2 has a report: Bolivar Victorious". Front page has stray writing above the masthead and an area of rubbing, occasional foxing. 4 pages.

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203552

New York Prices Current...

Item #203552

September 02, 1801

THE SPECTATOR, N.Y., Sept. 2, 1801 On the front page under "New York Prices Current" is a list of prices for various goods. Takes the entire first column. Lite stain in the lower margin, occasional foxing.

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203546

Andrew Jackson Extends Missouri...

Item #203546

June 20, 1836

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, June 20, 1836 On the front page under a woodcut of an eagle is "AN ACT to extend the western boundary of Missouri to the Missouri River", signed in type: Andrew Jackson. This created what is now the northwest boundary of Missouri. Has a non-archival mend to a tear in the outer margin, occasional foxing.

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203523

Angel Masthead...

Item #203523

September 13, 1828

TRUMPET AND UNIVERSALIST MAGAZINE, Boston, Sept. 13, 1828 Has religious-related content, a few news items. Masthead has a woodcut of a trumpeting angel. Lite foxing. 4 pages.

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203433

Six James Monroe Acts of Congress...

Item #203433

April 16, 1821

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, April 16, 1821



* Six James Monroe Acts

* Signed in type by James Monroe




On the front page under a woodcut of an eagle are six "Acts" and "A resolution authorizing the President...to cause astronomical observations to be made, to ascertain the Longitude of the Capitol, in...Washington, from some known meridian in Europe"... See More  

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203392

Fontainebleau Decree...

Item #203392

January 25, 1810

UNITED STATES GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan. 25, 1810



*Napoleon type signature...

*Adieu to Love...




The back page of this issue has the "Fontaineblue Decree" signed in type: Napoleon. Concerned the import and export of "colonial produce".  This issue also has:  "Manuscript Fugitive Poetry, No. II, An Adieu To Love". Uneven at the spine, sma... See More  

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203350

Franklin Pierce Letter...

Item #203350

March 18, 1842

MANCHESTER REPRESENTATIVE, Manchester, NEW HAMPSHIRE, March 18, 1842



*Franklin Pierce Informs the Senate of His Resignation

*Textual Sketch of Pierce's Career




A page 2 letter signed in type: Franklin Pierce informs the Senate of his resignation from that body. Also a textual sketch of Pierce's career under "The Honorable Franklin Pierce". First leaf has a small hole in unrelated content, f
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203341

Letter signed by President James Buchanan...

Item #203341

May 05, 1821

THE PLOUGH BOY, Albany, New York, May 5, 1821



*"Mr Buchanan on Slavery" by James Buchanan



An uncommon title containing mostly agricultural-related content. The masthead has a woodcut of a farmer plowing a field. This issue  contains an address from the Agricultural Society of the County of Oneida, signed by Thomas R. Gold.  There is also a letter titled: "Mr. Buchana... See More  

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$28.00
203327

Volume 1 Providence Rhode Island...

Item #203327

January 09, 1829

LITERARY SUBALTERN, Providence, Rhode Island, Jan. 9, 1829.



* Maria Antoinette Jones



Has literary content, topical items, bits of news and ads. A volume I issue (number 3) of this uncommon title. Feature article concerns Maria Antoinette Jones.  Folio-size, 4 pages., foxing in the margins, otherwise in nice condition.
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203103

Struggle for the throne in Hawaii...

Item #203103

December 02, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Dec. 2, 1820  Within this issue is a report headed: "South Sea Islands" which reads in part: "Since the death of Tamahamaha, king of the Sandwich Islands, we hear there has been a desperate battle fought for the right of succession to the crown. It terminated in the dethronement of the young prince, son of the king--and the queen mot... See More  

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202846

Niagara Falls Print & Text...

Item #202846

August 02, 1845

AMERICAN PENNY MAGAZINE AND FAMILY NEWSPAPER, New York, August 2, 1845. This small sized 16 page newspaper has a front page woodcut of Niagara Falls which measures 6 x 4 inches. Text concerning these falls starts on the front page and continues to page 3. Good condition.

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$22.00
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