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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dunlap, John, 1747-1812 (search)
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812 Printer; born in Strabane, Ireland, in 1747; learned the printing trade from his uncle, who was in business in Philadelphia, and at the age of eighteen began the publication of the Pennsylvania Packet. This was made a daily paper in 1784, and was the first daily issued in the United States. The title was afterwards changed to the North-American and United States gazette. As printer to Congress Mr. Dunlap printed the Declaration of Independence. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 27, 1812.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Orr, Alexander Ector 1831- (search)
Orr, Alexander Ector 1831- Merchant; born in Strabane, Ireland, March 2, 1831; came to the United States in 1851; has been president of the New York Produce Exchange and of the New York Chamber of Commerce several times; president of the New York Rapid Transit Commission.