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Mileage of Railroads.

179,692.57 Miles of Railroad Operated (exclusive of
Side Tracks and Sidings......
57.218.95 elevated railroads)

181,132,700
Total Track (exclusive of elevated railroads

Passenger Train Mileage....

342,464,408
in State of New York)....
236,911.52 Freight

500,326,372
Steel Rails in Track .......
211,928.31 Mixed

16,235,049
Iron Rails in Track ......

24,983.21
Total.............

858,025.829
Locomotive Engines, Number....

35,810
Passengers Carried....

504,106,525
Cars, Passenger..
25,275 Passenger Mileage......

12,494,958,000
" Baggage, Mail, etc..

8,133
Tong of Freight Moved....

788,386,448
16 Freight.......
1,229,535 Freight Mileage...........

.... 97,842,569,150
Total Cars ...

1,262,743

TRAFFIC EARNINGS.
Passengers..........

$253,657,936
LIABILITIES,
Freight ...........

780,351,939
Capital Stock.....
.............$5,453,782,046 Miscellaneous

89,636,791
Bonded Debt.....

. 5,411,058,525

Total Traffic Revenue...
Unfunded Debt.....
374,389,673

$1,123,546,666
Current Accounts....
392,481,496 Net Earnings.

$338,170,195
Receipts from other sources....

95,013,907
Total Liabilities..........................$11,631,711,740

Total Available Revenue....

$433,184,103
ASSETS.

PAYMENTS FROM AVAILABLE REVENUE.
Cost of Railroad and Equipment..........$10,029,161,607 Rentals, Tolls, etc....

$58,600,768
Real Estate, Stocks, Bonds, and Other In-

Interest on Bonds..

231,046,819
vestments.....
1,509,841,062 Other Interest..

5,633,238
Other Assets................................
222,089,700 Dividends on Stock

82,630,989
Current Accounts......
170,531,284 Miscellaneous ......

28,124,474
Total Assets.............................. $11,931,613,653

$11,931,613,653 To
Total Payments.....

$406,056,348
Excess of Assets over Liabilities........... $299,901,913 | Surplus ...............

$27,147,764

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Alcoholic Liquors, . . . . . . .

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PAGE Alderton Moor, . . .

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Abbeys and Monasteries, .
283 Aldine Press, . . .

126
Abbreviations in General Use, . . . 181 Ale, ..

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Abderit, . . . .'. ..
126 Alessandria, . . .

283
Aberdeen, University of, ..

283 Alexandria, . . . . . . . . 283
Aboukir, . . . . . . .
283 Alexandrian Codex, . . . . . . .

513
Abraham's Bosom, . . . . . . . 126 Alexandrian Library, . . . . 126, 283
Absinthe, . . . . . .

. . 625 Alexandrine Age, . . . . . .
Abydos, . . . . . .

283 Algebra, . . . . . . . .
Abyla and Calpe, .
126 Algiers, . . . .

283
Abyssinian War, The,

273 | Alhambra, The, . . . . . . 126, 283
Academics, .. .
126 Allah, . . . . . . . . . . .

126
Academy, The French, . . . . 126 All Fool's Day, : : : : : : : :

638
National, of Design, ..
. . 571 | Allhallowmas, . . . . . . . .

197
Royal, . . . . . . . .
564 All-Hallows, . .

126

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West Point, . . .
562 | Alliance, La Belle, . . .

290
Acadia, . . . . . . . .
126 Alloys, Table of the Principal,

583
Accent Marks, . .
123 All Souls' Day, . . . . . . .

197
Acetate of Lead, Liquor of,
401 Allspice, . . . . . . . .

416

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Acetic Acid, . . . : ..
395 | Almacks, . .

126

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Acoustics, . . . . . .
300 Almanacs, . . .

300
Actium, . . . . . .
283 Almighty Dollar, .

126
Acre, . . . . . . .
283 Aloes, Barbadoes,

396
Adam and Eve, . . . . . . . . 502 Alphabets, . . . . . . . . .

143
Adam's Apple, . .
126 Alsatia, . . . . .

126
Addison, Dying Saying of,
623 Altars, . . . .

283
Admirable Crichton, The, . .
126 Altitude, Greatest in Each State,

646
Admiral. . . . . . . . . . 126 | Alto-Relievo. . . . . . . . . . 126
Adrianople, · · · · · ·

283 Alum. . . . . . . . . . .
Æneid, . . . . . . . . . 126, 169 Amazons, . . . . . . . . .

283
Æolian Harp, . . .

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302 Ambrosia, .

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Aerial Navigation, . . . . . . 302 Amen, .

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Æsthetics, . . . . .

· · 522 America, Catholic University of, . . . 560
Africa, Division among European Powers, 111 History of, . . . . . . . 218, 283
Age, . . . . . . . .
634 Printing in, . .

345

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of Animals, . . . . . . . . . 613 American Battles, Calendar of, . . . 223
Ages, . . . . . . . . . . . 126 American Cheese, . . . . . . . 418
Agincourt, Battle of, . . . . . .
283 American Civil War, . . .

274
Air, . . . . . . . . • 300, 366 American Clocks and Watches,

302
Aix-la-Chapelle, ...
283 American Coinage, Early, ..

447
Alabama, . . . . . . . ..

283 American Flags, . . . . . .
Divorce Laws of, . . . . . . . 74 | American Indians, The, . . . . . 592
Exemption Laws of, . . . . 71 American Literature, . . .

166
Property Rights of Married Women, 76 American Mine, Oldest, . . . . 459
Aladdin's Window, . . . . . 126 Amerigo Vespucci, ...

283
Alaska, . . . . . . . .
283 Ammonia, . . . . . .

429
Albans, St., . . . . . .

401
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283 Liniment of, . . . .
Albany Regency, . . .

397
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Albany, State Capitol at, . . . . . 512 Sesqui-Carbonate of, . . . . . . 397
Albigenses, . . . . .
514 Spirit of,

404

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Albino, . . . . . . .

126 Anachronism, . . . . .
Albinos, . . . . . . . . . . 283 Anacreontics, . .

126
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Albion, . . . . . . . . .

. . 126 Anatomy, . ... .. ..
Alcoholic Drinks, . . . . . . . 300 Anaxagoras, Dying Saying of, . 623

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Ancient Regime, . . . . . . . . 126 Architecture, Cathedral St. John, N. Y., 513
Anglesey, . . . . . . . . . . 283 City Hall, Philadelphia, . . . . . 512

8:ng, ....: • • • • • • • • 301 Congressional Library, . . . . .
Angling, The Father of, . . . 126 Grace Church, New York, .... 512
Anglo-Saxons, . . . . . . . .

283 Harvard College, · · · · · ·
Angular Measure, . . . . .

Masonic Temple, Philadelphia, 513
Animal Productions, . . . . .

Memorial Hall, Harvard, . . . 513
Animal Worship, . . . . . . . 533 Museum Fine Arts, Boston, . . . 513
Animals, Age Attained, ..

613 Pension Bureau, . . . . .
Anjou, Battle of, . . . .

283 St. Patrick's Cathedral, . . . 512
Annapolis, U. S. Naval Academy at, . 563 State Capitol, Albany, . . . 512
Anniversaries, · · · · ·

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Anniversary, The Wedding, . . . . 638 Temple Emmanuel, N. Y., . . . . 513
Annus Mirabilis, . . . . . .

Treasury and Patent Office, , . . 511
Anointing, . . . . . . . . . . 283 Trinity Church, New York,

. . . 512
Antidotes for Poisons, . . . . . . 427 University of Pennsylvania, .. . 513
Antimony, Potassio-Tartrate of, . . . 397 Arctic Explorers, Most North'n Pt. R'ch'd, 599
Antioch, . . . . . . .

: 283 Area and Population of Cuba, . . 19
Antoninus, The Wall of, . ... 126 Hawaii, . . . . . . . . . . 15
Antonio, Battle of, . . . . . . . 283 Porto Rico, . . . . . . . . . 16
Apocrypha, The, . . . . . . . . 499 Areopagus, . . . . . . . . . 284
Apollo Belvedere, . . . . . . . 126 Argentine Republic, . . . . . . . 85
Apostles, Deaths of, . . . . . . . 497 Justice, . . . . . . . . . . 86
Apostrophe, The, . . . . . . . . 123 Local Government, . . . . . . 86
Apothecary's Weights, . . . . 587 Religion and Instruction, ..
Appian Way, . . . . . . . 126, 283 Argentria, . . . . . . . . . . 284
Apples, Golden, . . . . . . . . 126 Argo, . . . . . . . . . . . 126
Apples of Sodom, . . . . . . . 126 | Argonauts, . . . . . . . . . . 126
Applications : Patent Office, .. . 33 | Argus-eyed, . . . . . . . . 126

Civil Service, U. S., . . . . . . 37 | Arithmetic, . . . . . . . . . 301
Apprenticeship, Law of, .

118 Arizona, . ... . . . . . . . 284
Approx. Value Gold & Silver, U. S., 97, 455 Divorce Laws of, ....... 74
Aqueducts, . . . . . . . . . . 636 Exemption Laws of, . . . . . . 71
Arabesque, . . . . . . . . . 126 Property Rights of Married Women,. 76
Arabic Literature, . . . . . . . 149 | Arkansas, . . . . . . . . . .

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Numerals, . . . . . . . . . 645 Divorce Laws of, . . . . . 74
Arbela, Battle of, . . . . . . . 284 Exemption Laws of, . . . . . . 71
Arbor Day, . . . . . . . . . 198 Property Rights of Married Women, . 76
Arcadian, . . . . . . . . . . 126 Ark of the Covenant, . . . . . . 516
Arcadians, . . . . . . . . . . 284 Armada, The Spanish, . . . . 126, 284
Archimedes, Principle of, . . . . . 302 Armed Strength of Europe, . . . . 632
Architecture, . . . . . . . . . 505 Armies, Asia, . . . . . . . . . 614

Chinese, . . . . . . . . . 508 Mexico, . . . . . . . . . . 614
Egyptian, . . . . . . . . . 506 South America, . . . . . . . 614
Gothic or Pointed, . . . . . . 509 Armor, . . . . . . . . . 303
Grecian, . . . . . . . . . . 507 Arms, Coats of, . . . . . . . . 284
Italian, . . . . . . . . . . 508 | Army, . . . . . . . . . 284
Modern British, . . . . .
510 during Civil War, ..

579
Modern Gothic, . . . . . . . 509 Colored Troops in U.S., . . . . 617
Norman,. . . . . . . . .

509 Pay Table, . . . . . . . 611
Roman, . . . . . . .

508 Recruiting Requirements, U. S., 610
Saracenic, . . . . . . ..

Strength of the Federal, . . 579
Saxon, . . . . . . . . .

The Salvation, . . . . . . 563
Architecture in the United States, . . 511 Arquebus, Origin of, .. .

329
Art Museum at Cincinnati, . . . . 513 | Arria, Dying Saying of, . . . . . 623
Art School at Yale, . . . . . . 513 Art, Schools of, . . . . . . . . 565
Bureau of Printing and Engraving, . 511 American, . . . . . .

568
Capitol at Hartford, . . . . . . 512 Dutch, . . . . . . . . . . 566
Capitol at Washington, . . . . . 511 English, . . . . . . . . . . 568

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Art, Flemish, . . . . . . . .

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Bacon, . . . . . .

406

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French, . . . . . . . . . . 567 Baconian Philosophy, . . . . . . 126
German, . . . . . . . . . . 566 Bacteria, . . . . . . . . . . 642
Lombard, . . . . . . . 566 Baldness, . . . . .

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Roman, . . . . .

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566 Balloon, Air, Origin of, . ..

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Spanish, . . . . . . .

126
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567 Balmoral Castle, . . . .
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Venetian, . . . . . . . . . 566 | Baltimore, Battle of, . . . . . . 284
Art Terms, Glossary of, . .

574 Banana, . . . . . . ..
Artesian Well, . . .

451
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126 Banking System, National, .

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Artillery, . . . . . .

304 Banking, Origin of, . .... 329
Arundel Marbles, . . . . .

112
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542 Bank Law, The National, ..

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Aryans, . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Bank of England, . . . . . . 126
Asafoetida, Gum, . . . . . . . . 397 | Banks, . . . . . . . . . . . 449
Ascalon, Battle of, . . . . . . . 284 Wild-Cat, . . . . . . . . . 455
Asia, Armies, . . . .
614

451

United States, . . .
Assaying, . . . . . . .
301 Bannockburn, Battle of,

284
Assignment of Demand for Wages or Debt, 67 Barbers, .

, . . . . . . . . . 284
Assignment of a Lease, . . . . . . 66 Barber's Pole, . . . . .

601
Assignment of a Mortgage . . . . 67 | Barcelona, . . . . . . . . . . 284
Assignment of a Patent, . . . . 67 Bard of Avon,. . .

126
Assignment of a Policy of Insurance, . 67 | Barmecide's Feast, . . . . . . . 126
Associated Press, . . .

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637 Barnburners, . . .
Assyria, . . . . . . . . . . . 284 Barometers, Origin of, . . . . . . 329
Astor Library, · · · · ·

126
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Baron,

284

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Astronomy, · · · · · · ·

304 | Baronets, . . . ..
Athens, . . . . . . . . . . .

284 Barrenness, . . . . . . . . . . 628
The Modern, . . . .

126 | Basilisk, . . . . . . . . .
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Atlantic Cables, ..

303 Basso Relievo, . . . . . :
Atlantic Ocean Passage, Fastest, . . 475 Bastille, . . . . . . .126, 284, 623
Attorneys-General, . . . . . . . 281 Bath, . . . . . . . . . . . 378
Augustan Age, . . . . . . 126

Shower, . . . . . . . . . . 379
Augustus, Dying Saying of, . . . . 623 | Sponge, . . . . . . . . . 380
Auld Reekie, . . . . . . . .

126 Warm, .

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Aurora Borealis, . . . . . . . . 303 Battering Ram, Origin of, . . . . . 329
Austerlitz, . . . . . . . . 284 Battery, The, . . .

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Australian Federation, . . . . . . 110 Battle of the Books, . . . . . . . 126
Austria, · · · · · ·

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Austria-Hungary, . . . . . . 86 Battle of Lake Erie, . . . . . . . . . . . 284

Affairs Common to the Two States, 86 Battles, Great, of the Civil War, . . . 580
Instruction, . . . . . . .

| Some Famous Naval, . . .
Justice, . . . . . . . . . . 87 | Bayonets, Origin of, . . . . . . . 329
Legislative Power, . . . . . . 86 Bayeux Tapestry, . . . . . . . 541
Ministries, The, . . . . . . . | Bays, Size of, . . . . . . . . . 645
Religion, . . . . . . . . . 87 Beacon Street, . . . .

126
Austrian Servitude, . . . . .'

626 Beaufort, Dying Saying of, . . . 623
Automobile, . . . . . . . . 301 | Beauty and the Beast. . . . . 126, 169
Avalon, . . . . . . . .
126 Bedlam, . . . . . . ..

126
Avignon, . . . . . . . . . . 284 Bedouins, . . . . . . . . . 284
Axminster Carpets, . . .

Bedrooms, . . . .

430
Axe-Wedge, . . . . . . . . . 304 Beds, . . . ...
Ayrshire Poet, The, · · · · · · · 126 Beds and Bedding. . . . . . . . 412
Aztecs, . . . . . . . .

284 Pillows, . .

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Pillow Cases, . .

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Sheets, . . . . . . . . . , 413
Babelmandeb, Straits of, . . . . . 295 Springs, . . .

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Babel, Tower of, . . . . . . . . 542 | Beef, .
Babylon, . . . . . . . . . . 284 Beelzebub, . . . .

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Babylon, Hanging Gardens of, . . . 522 Beer, Origin of, · · · · · · · · 304
Babylonish Captivity, . . . . . . 126 Bee, The Attic, . . . . . . . . 126

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Bee, The Busy, · · · · · · ·
126 Bohemian, . . . . . . . . . .

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Begging the Question, . . . . . . 126 Bois de Boulogne, . . . . . . . 127
Belgium, ..

. . . . . . . 87, 284 | Bombs, Origin of, . . . . . . . 329
Chamber of Representatives, . . . 88 | Bonnet, . . . . . . . . . . 304
Executive Government, . . . . . Books, The World's Best, . . . 135
Instruction, . . . . . . .

Antiquities, Art, and Music, . 135
Justice, . . . . . . . .

89 Classics, Poetry, and Drama, . 140
Local Government, ..
88 Education, . . . . . . .

135
Religion, . . . .

88 Essays and Criticisms, . . . 140
Belgrade, Battle of, ..

Fiction and Description, . . . 138
Belgravia, . . . . .

History and Biography, . . 136
Belle France, La, . . . .

126 Language and Literature, . . . .
Bell the Cat, . . .

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Philosophy and Æsthetics, . . . .
Bell, Liberty, ...

632 Political Science, Economics, and Law, 142
Bell, The Passing, . . .

126 Reference Books and Dictionaries, - 135
Bellows, Origin of, . . . . . . . 329 Religion, Theology, and Mythology, . 137
Bells, . . . . .
305 Science and Travels, . . . . . .

141
Great, . . . .

609 Size of, . . . . . . . . . . 633
Beloved Disciple, The, . . . . . . 126 | Boomerang, . . . . . . . 633
Benedictines, . . . .

505 Boots, . . . .
Benefit of Clergy, . . . . . . 498 Borax, . . . . . . . . . . .
Benzine, . . . . . . . . . . 431 | Border Minstrel, The, . . . . . . 127
Benzoic Acid, . . . .

395 Border States, . . .
Bermuda Islands, . . . . . . .. 284 Border, The, . .
Berry, Mme. de, Dying Saying of, . . 623 Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, ..
Bess, Good Queen, . . . . .

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Bible, English Translations, . . .

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Bibles, The Seven of the World, . . 564 | Boulevard, . . . . . . .

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Bibliotheque National, . . . . . . 126 Boulogne, . . . . . . . . .
Billiards, . . . . . . . . .

306 Bourgeoisie,
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Billingsgate, . . . . . . .

126 Bourse, . . . . .
Bill of Fare: April 19, . ..
385 Bow Bells, . . .

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July 4, . . . . . .
385 Bowery, The, ...

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Thanksgiving Day, ...
385 Boxers, The, ...

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Washington's Birthday, .

385 Boycott, . . . .

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Bills of Lading, i...

118 Anti-Laws, . . . . . . . . . 44
Biography, Dictionary of, . . . . . 233 and Boycotting, : . . . . . . 458
Bishop of Rome, The, . . . . . . 100 | Boyne, Battle oi, ·

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Bismuth, Trisnitrate of, . .

397 Brackets, . . . . .
Bithynia, . . . . . .

284 Brain, The, . . .
Black Death, . . . . .

126 Overworking the Undeveloped, . . 375
Black Friday, . . . . . . . . . 126 Brandy, . . . . . . . . . 388
Black Hole of Calcutta, . . .

126 Brandy Nose, . . . . . . . .
Blacklisting, Anti-Laws, . . . . . 44 Brazil, . . . . . . . . . . 89, 285
Black Prince, The, . . . . . . . 126 Chamber of Deputies, . . . . . 89
Black Republicans, . . .

127 Executive Authority, . . . . . 89
Black Teas, . . . . .

Instruction, . . . . . . .
Blarney Stone, The, . . . . . 127, 595 Legislative Authority, . .
Blenheim, Battle of, . . . . . . . 284 Local Government, . . . . . . 90
Blind, Education of the, . . . . . 520 Religion, . . . . . . . . . 90
Blood, Circulation of, . . . . . . 304 | Bread, . . . . . . . . . . .
Bloodstone, . . . . .

597 Breakfast, . . . . . . . . . .
Bluebeard, . . . . . . .
169 Breakfasts, Family, . .

382

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Blue Laws, . . . . . . . . . 127 | Breakfast Parties,

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Famous Connecticut, . . . . . .

615 Breeches Bible, . .
Blue Stocking, . . . . . . 127, 604 Brick Required to Construct Building, 636
Boadicea, . . . . . . . . . . 285 | Bricks, . . . . . . . . . . . 306
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