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John Arthur, Columbia Furnace, to Joseph Arthur, 1812 August 4

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178935

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John says that he met a man selling rye and wheat, and the man supposedly went to Joseph to try and get a better deal. John says that he wrote Mr. Blackford about taking so many people over the mountains at the risk of falling short of coal when metal can be had on better terms. A Mr. McDaniel sent John a letter saying that he intends to build a furnace nearby, but it will have to be discussed through the winter season.


  • Creation: 1812 August 4


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