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The Town of Cardiff

Publication Date: 1890
Soft cover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(CARDIFF COAL AND IRON COMPANY). The Town of Cardiff, on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad and Tennessee River, Roane County, Tennessee, and Lands and Mines of the Cardiff Coal and Iron Company, Situated in Roane Cumberland and Morgan Counties. The Quality of the Cardiff Company's Ore and Coal Beds Has Been Proved by Their Actual Working in the Profitable Production of Coke-made Iron for More than Twenty Years. &c. [Cardiff, TN: Cardiff Coal and Iron Company, 1890]. 1st ed. 23pp. Folding maps. Orig. printed wrappers in custom black morocco-backed cloth clamshell box. Spine partially abraded, library blindstamp and withdrawal stamp, else a very good copy. Scarce, Worldcat locates 13 copies. Cardiff was founded by a group of New England investors to be a company town for the mining and smelting of iron. Over $1 million was raised from investors in 1890, but by 1891 the company was in receivership and the town largely abandoned. Bookseller Inventory # 63029

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Title: The Town of Cardiff

Publication Date: 1890

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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