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Bristol, PA

Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1857

Bristol, Pa., Bucks co. Township and village on the W. bank of the Delaware River. 20 miles N. from Philadelphia, and 115 E. by S. from Harrisburg. The Pennsylvania Canal communicates with the Delaware River by a branch to this place, which is a great channel for the transportation of coal, and various kinds of merchandise. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

BRISTOL, p.b. Bristol township, Bucks co., Pa., 115 ms. E. by S. of Harrisburgh, from W. 155 ms.  Watered by Delaware river.  Pop. 2,570.  (Fanning's, 1853)

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