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Pennsylvania Gazette, Reading, Schuylkill River, Spring Mill, Philadelphia, boats
A typed copy of a May 14, 1788 article from the Pennsylvania Gazette, entitled, "1788 Reading Boat Trip to Philadelphia". The article details the costs and dangers associated with moving freight along the Schuylkill River by boat between Reading and Philadelphia.
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Author, Unknown, "Reading Boat Trip to Philadelphia, May 14, 1788" (1950). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 253.
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