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In Philadelphia, the visiting Japanese Embassy tours manufacturing establishments

Japanese Mission to the United States, May 1860
06/11/1860
Members of the Japanese Mission visiting Philadelphia toured establishments and workshops around the city.  They were taken to several jewelry companies and a type and stereotype foundry and were given demonstrations in the state of the art workshops at each stop.  They also saw the Fairmont Park Water Works, the Good Will Fire Company, and the J.B. Lippincott and Company presses.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 520. 

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