Statistics of Philadelphia

Statistics of Philadelphia : Comprehending a Concise View of All the Public Institutions and the Fire Engine and Hose Companies of the City and County of Philadelphia, on the First of January, 1842 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Statistics of Philadelphia: Comprehending a Concise View of All the Public Institutions and the Fire Engine and Hose Companies of the City and County of Philadelphia, on the First of January, 1842 This Institution is situated on the east side of the river Schuylkill, a short distance below the United States Arsenal, was founded in the year 1835, by the United States Government. Com modore Biddle is the Governor. It is designed as a Naval School, and a Hospital for Pensioners who are either injured inthe service of the United States, or who have been in the service twenty years. There are thirty pensioners in it at pre sent. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 68g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243096070
  • 9780243096077