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William H. Kelly to Walt Whitman, 27 August 1879

 loc_es.01388_large.jpg Whitman Esq. [cut away] Stevens St, Camden N.J.

[cut away]s received—please

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Yours truly Wm. H. Kelly with Powers & Weightman1 9th & Parish Sts. Philadelphia  loc_es.01387_large.jpg

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  • 1. Based in Philadelphia, Powers and Weightman was one of the major drug manufacturing firms in the country during the nineteenth century. The company was a primary seller of quinine during the Civil War, and these sales made company heads William Weightman and Thomas H. Powers two of the richest men in Pennsylvania. Weightman's mansion, Ravenhill, was later incorporated into the campus of Philadelphia University. [back]
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