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Providence Directory, Containing Names of the Inhabitants, their

Publication Date: 1847
Hardcover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(RHODE ISLAND). (PROVIDENCE). The Providence Directory, Containing Names of the Inhabitants, their Occupations, Places of Business and Residence; With Lists of the Streets, Lanes, Wharves, &c. Also, Banks, Insurance Offices and Other Public Institutions, Municipal Officers of the City &c. Providence: H.H. Brown, [1847]. Original printed boards, later cloth tape spine, else very good. SPEAR, p.308. Tenth edition of Brown's Providence directory. Includes a register of residents, addresses and occupations, as well as a variety of general information about the city. Some of the highlights include a table displaying the causes of deaths in Providence in 1846 (the most common killer was phthisis pulmonaris, also known as tuberculosis), and essays by an elderly resident reminiscing about Providence's past and an anonymous author imagining Providence's future. Bookseller Inventory # 48330

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Title: Providence Directory, Containing Names of ...

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Hardcover

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