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Elizabeth, Pennsylvania 1837...

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July 28, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, July 28, 1837.
* Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
* Ship Building Community

Page 2 has a report about the prosperous ship building communities of Elizabeth and West Elizabeth, both on the Monongahela River, 15 miles above Pittsburg. Says that since 1826 the two villages produced 78 steamboats. Other news of the day includes: "Wheat In Mississippi", "Steamboat Lost", "Government and Banking", and more. 4 pages in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War