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1 The first and several succeeding numbers were ‘dry-pressed.’
4 This building, like so many other historic landmarks, was consumed in the great fire of November 9 and 10, 1872.
5 Ante, p. 80.
6 In the interval of acquiring a hand-press of their own (procured. together with the second-hand type referred to, on credit, of Greele & Wills), the partners had used one belonging in the office of the Boston Daily Advocate, by permission of the foreman, James B. Yerrinton.
8 ‘It was a pretty large room.’ says Josiah Copley (in the Pittsburgh United Presbyterian of June 5, 1879), who visited it in the winter of 1832-33. ‘but there was nothing in it to relieve its dreariness but two or three very common chairs and a pine desk in the far corner, at which a pale, delicate. and apparently over-tasked gentleman was sitting. . . . I never was more astonished. All my preconceptions were at fault. My ideal of the man was that of a stout, rugged, dark-visaged desperado—something like we picture a pirate. He was a quiet, gentle, and I might say handsome man—a gentleman indeed, in every sense of the word.’
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