Navigation and Advantages of the River Schuylkill for Foreign Trade, Established by Affidavits [drop title]. SCHUYLKILL RIVER.

Navigation and Advantages of the River Schuylkill for Foreign Trade, Established by Affidavits [drop title]

[Philadelphia?]: 1829. First Edition. Octavo (ca. 22cm.); sewn wrappers, string perished and recently stapled; 8pp. Loss to bottom extremities from biopredation not approaching text, foxing throughout, else Good, internally sound. Collection of accounts made by various local tradesmen and businessmen on the advantages of using the river for transport with some emphasis on coal, J.R. and J.M. Bolton having shipped between April and December, 1828, "5360 1/2 tons of coal at their wharf on the Schuylkill, of which 1898 tons have been shipped in brigs, schooners, and sloops, to New York, Salem, Providence, Massachusetts, and New Brunswick" (p. [5]). SABIN 78063; SHOEMAKER 37903.

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