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Manuscript Group 179
JOEL BAILEY PAPERS
1794-1854
.5 cu. ft.


Correspondence, 1828-1836, featuring a Simon Cameron letter, 1830; miscellaneous military papers, 1814; and accounts, 1794-1854, of Joel Bailey (b. 1789, d. 1845), born at Penn's Manor, Bucks County; trained as a blacksmith but later a contractor on public works; veteran of the War of 1812; for a number of years the keeper of the state arsenal at Harrisburg; and burgess of Harrisburg, 1832.




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