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  • Page 140

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

    Excerpt:
    under ground at work in the midst of fire, Brimston, Sulpher, Gas & Cole &c. the whole face of the earth & heavens air & horizon, men, women, & houses, are filled & covered with the composition of fire, cinders Gas, sut, & smooke of their miserry & labours that assended up out of their piles, firnesses, & pitts from day to day & from year to year. in fine, it is more like Hell in comparrison than any place I have as yet visited. (Uncommon) A boy by the name of ...
    Dates:
    June 27, 1840 June 28, 1840