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Carbondale, Dundaff, and Providence
Forty Years Past,
By J. R. Durfee, 1875
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Carbondale, Dundaff, and Providence, by J. R. Durfee, 1875
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 [Pages 2 & 3 are blank] Introduction by Durfee
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 Chapter I: The Early History of Carbondale. C. E. Wilbur; William Wurts, Morris Wurts; Lord John Russell; J. R. Priestly
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 Morris Wurts; Dr. T. Sweet; D. W. Lathrope; John M. Poor; S. E. Raynor; Samuel Mills; R. E. Marvin
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Henry Johnson; Stephen Rodgers; D. Yarrington; Stewart Pierce; John Conyngham; Morris Wurts; William Wurts; J. B. Jarvis 
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 Stewart Pierce; Delaware and Hudson Canal
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 Horatio Allen. Chapter II: Carbondale Named. Stephen Rogers
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John Watt; Father Dickson 
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Thomas Gillespie; Henry Jadwin 
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 Watt House
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Chapter III: Carbondale Forty Years Ago. 
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 David Blanchard; Salmon Lathrop; Mr. Porter; Rev. George Potter; John Coyle; Michael Riley; Benjamin & Van Bergen; Mapes & Mann; Hackley & Son; Samuel Hodgdon; George F. Knapp; Wm. Eggleston; Mrs Moffitt; E. H. Castle
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 J. W. Burnham; E. H. Castle; Judson Clark; Stephen Clark; Mr. Clarkson; James Archbald; James Clarkson
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 Mr. Frothingham; J. H. McAlpine
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 Robert Maxwell; Willaim Ball; Whitman Brown; James Johnson; Joseph Gillespie; Patrick Archbald; P. R. Farrer
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 John Davis; Peter Campbell; James Cookson; William Ball; Orland Foster; Henry Johnson; R. W. Graves; Samuel Mills; J. B. Smith
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 Deacon Jessup; John Love; Mr. Farrer; John Few; Mr. Marsh; Hugh Brown; James Johnson
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 Amzi Wilson; Eggleston & Reed; Van Bergen; John Mott; Enos Pedrick; Joseph Coogan
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 John Simpson; Daniel Taylor; John Taylor; Mr. Cameron; Henry Johnson; Mr. Burgess; Mr. Mcane; J. H. Waterbury; Wm. Root; Mr. Jadwin; J. W. Burnham; Abram Peck; Dr. Sweet; Dr. Copeland; Dr. Farnham; Dr. Jackson; Martin Curtis; William Curtis
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 Gillespie & White; Gillespie & Pierce; Harrison House; Dennis & Belden
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 Chapter IV: Carbondale A City. S. B. Hathaway; Jesse Williams; Joseph Williams; Mr. Cox
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 Mr. Prosser; Stephen Rogers; Gilbert Barrows; Abraham Peck; S. S. Benedict; Lewis Higgins
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 Pierson's Hall; Mr. Archbald; Cyrus Abbott; Lewis Jones; Judge Jessup; Mr. Frothingham; Capt. Wm. Brennan; J. H. Eastabrook; Saml. Bilger; Wm. Root; John Gore
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 Judge Conyngham; Judge Lathorp; Henry Johnson; Rev. A. J. Crandell; Dr. Farnham; Mr. Prosscr
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Rev. Mr. Marks; Mr. Baily 
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 Chapter V: Incidents. Rev. Mr. Bailey
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 Lawyer Throop
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 Pete's Express
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 "Mother Ingerick"
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 W. Burr; Van Bergen; F. P. Grow; Corby
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 Davis; Ruthven; Durfee
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 Chapter VI: Accidents at the Mines.
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 Mr. Clarkson; Patrick Clark; Huge Fitzpatrick; John McHale
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 Dennis Farrell; Mr. Bryden; John Hosie
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 Chapter VII: The New Bank Building. Miners' and Mechanics' Savings
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 John Jermyn; R. Manville; E. E. Hendrick; James R. Lathrop; John Jermyn; J. B. Van Bergen; Peter Byrne; Alfred Pascoe; John Stuart; G. S. T. Alexander; W. W. Watt; Thos. R. Lathrop.
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 Harrison House
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 Herring & Farrell; Dickson Manufacturing
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 Jermyn; Hendrick; J. A. Rymer; Van Bergen
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 Chapter VIII: Mail Routes. John Kennedy; Harvey Nash; Wm. W. Bronson
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 J. A. Easterbrook
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 Edward Garland; I. Decker
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 Chapter IX: Four Riot in Carbondale.
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 James Mott; Mr. Archibald
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 Father Matthew; Mr. Frothingham
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 Mr. Archbald; George Joseph Warren. Chapter X: The Improvements of Carbondale. Cyrus Abott; Williams & Curtis
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 Francis Perkins; Thomas R. Durfee; A. B. Durfee; Briggs Brothers
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 The Carbondale Library.
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 Chapter XI: Land Titles, and J. W. Johnson and W. P. Miller. Lord John Russel; J. R. Priestly; Susan Diller
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 James W. Johnson; G. W. Morss; R. D. Lathrope; Wm. P. Miller
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 James W. Johnson; Lathrope; Miller
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 Johnson; Miller; Wm. Dimmock; Henry Wilbur; G. L. Morss
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 Chapter XII: Rev. Oliver Crane.
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 Rev. Oliver Crane
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 Rev. Oliver Crane
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 Chapter XIII: Benjamin Finch. Elder Miller
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 Benjamin Finch
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 Benjamin Finch; Rev. Mr. Gorham
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 Benjamin Finch; Sheriff Palmer; Solomon Arnold; Mr. Dudley
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 Benjamin Finch
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 Chapter XIV: Daniel Cole and the Flood of Fall Brook
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 Daniel Cole
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 Daniel Cole; Flood
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 Chapter XV: The Late Rev. E. L. Bailey
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 Rev. E. L. Bailey; Mr. Crane
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 Chapter XVI: Hon. G. W. Palmer. Gideon Wilmer Palmer
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 Henry W. Palmer
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 Chapter XVII: George A. Whiting. Rev. Mr. Reynolds; Tom Clark
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 George Whiting
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 George Whiting; Miss Watt
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 Rev. Mr. Reynolds. Chapter XVIII: Jesse Williams. Samuel Wright
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 Jesse Williams; Joseph Williams
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 Chapter XIX: Michael B. White. S. E. Bilger; Mr. Bronson
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 Michael White
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 Michael White. Chapter XX: Messrs. Bronson. B. K. Bronson & son Wm. W. Bronson
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 Bronson; John Edwards; M. B. White; Jerry Rounds
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 Ell Smith; Bronson. Chapter XXI: The Season and Capt. Daniel Bacon.
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 Daniel Bacon; Flora McFlimsies
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 Daniel Bacon
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 Daniel Bacon; Higginson
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 Daniel Bacon
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 Chapter XXII: Captain Daniel Bacon.
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 Capt. Daniel Bacon
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 Capt. Bacon; Benjamin & Van Bergen; Mr. Barber
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 Doctor Farnham; Captain Daniel Bacon
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 Chapter XXIII: Church Reconds. Rev. Johathan Noble; Rev. T. S. Conklin; Rev. Mr. Fuller; Rev. J. R. Mosier; Rev. R. E. Taylor; Rev. Mr. Allen; Rev. Mr. Willis; Rev. Mr. Ward; Rev. Oliver Crane; Rev. E. D. Bryan; Rev. Mr. Cushman; Rev. A. J. Crandall; Rev. Wm. Ready; Rev. Mr. Benham; Rev. H. E Luther; Rev. Mr. Cook; Rev. Mr. Warden; Rev. Mr. Bronson; Rev. B. W. Gorham; Rev. H. R. Clarke; Rev. W. W. Wyatt; Rev. H. B. Brownscomb
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 Rev. D. T. Walker; Rev. G. M. Blakesley; Rev. A. Barker; Rev. D. Shepherd; Rev. J. M. Snyder; Rev. G. M. Peck; Rev. I. T. Walker; Rev. J. O. Woodruff; Rev. A. Griffin; Rev. David E. Bowen; Rev. Henry Curliss; Rev. Charles Griffin; Rev. Frederick Glanville; Rev. Edward L. Bailey; Rev. J. B. Tombes; Rev. John J. Owen; Rev. John Emory Gault; Rev. W. B. Grow; Rev. Samuel Marks; Rev. Mr. McKim; Rev. John Reynolds; Rev. A. Beaty; Rev. Thomas Handall; Rev. J. A. Stone; Rev. Thomas Drumme; Rev. B. H. Abbott; Rev. Edward Dezeny; Rev. J. M. A. Harding; Rev. M. L. Kern; Rev. R. B. Peets; Miss H. E. Dart
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 Chapter XXIV: Public Officers. James Archibald; Edward Jifkins; Gideon Frothingham; John M. Poor; Canfield Harrison; Anthony Grady; Wm. Brenan; Thomas Voyle; Joseph B. Van Bergen; Wm. C. Morrison; William Jesup; J. W. Conyngham; H. M. Hoyt; E. L. Dana; D. W. Lathrope; Alfred Dart; I. D. Richards; Wm. Brenan; Bernard McTigh; John E. Brown; Geo. H. Squire; M. G. Neary; James W. Goff; William Eggleston; H. S. Pierce; Jesse Williams; Calvin Benjamin; C. T. Pierson; Martin Curtis; F. M. Crane; H. P. Ensign; Joseph Gilispie; Anthony Grada; D. N. N. Lathrope; W. R. Baker; Daniel Pendegrast; P. S. Jocelyn
Continued: Providence, Railroads, etc.


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