Reading, Pennsylvania, 1861, artist's impression

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Western view of Reading - The view shows Reading, as seen from the elevated ridge rising above the Schuylkill River, which appears in front, with a canal on each side. The bridge over the Schuylkill is seen on the right; Penn's Mount, east of the city, in the distance.
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John Warner Barber & Henry Howe,Our Whole Country or the Past and Present of the United States....Volume I (New York: Tuttle & McCauley, 1861), 541.
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