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    1834 Philadelphia Northern Liberty Fire Company Documents An eight page manuscript enrollment record listing the 392 members of the Fire Company from 1772 to 1834, 6.5" x 15.5", compiled by P. A. Keyser, Secretary of Northern Liberty. Members' names are given, with the years they were elected to the Company and when they left the organization. Some chipping and paper loss at top and bottom edges and partial fold splits, still quite readable. The Northern Liberty Fire Company was founded in Philadelphia on May 1, 1756. A rare group of documents, an invaluable source of historical information on this fire company. A modern photo print of a period fire station is included.

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