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drop title] Address to the citizens of Pennsylvania. "The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvements in the Commonwealth," respectfully submit the following facts and observations to their fellow-citizens, in the hope that they will tend to revive the spirit of energy which formerly distinguished this state, and excite a laudable emulation of the noble career of our sister state, New York.

Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvements in the Commonwealth.

Published by [Philadelphia, 1825
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Spine title: "Address, 1825." On Philadelphia's commerce and the need for infrastructure improvement. The Pennsylvania Society for the Promotion of Internal Improvements in the Commonwealth was established in Philadelphia, in December 1824, to disseminate information on the latest improvements in the development of transportation systems including roads, railways, canals, bridges, etcetera. William Strickland, Mathew Carey, Richard Peters, jr., Joseph Hemphill, Stephen Duncan, and Gerard Ralston were among its members. Signed in type on p. 2: "John Connelly, vice president. John Y. Clark, secretary. January 19, 1825." 8vo. 2 pp. Shoemaker 21846; Rink, Technical Americana, 4140; Thomson, Railroads, 87. Later light blue paper boards, spine with paper title label. Light stains. Bookseller Inventory # 10409

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Title: drop title] Address to the citizens of ...

Publisher: [Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1825

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