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Overview page. Subjects: History.

Collecting all the field‐names of a parish from every available source, from earliest times to the present day, is a worthwhile task for a local historian or a group project. Unlike the...

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Field, Marshall

Timothy E. Sullivan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1284 words.

Field, Marshall (18 August 1834–16 January 1906), merchant, was born near Conway, Massachusetts, the son of John Field and Fidelia Nash, farmers. He left home at seventeen to work as a...

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Johnston, John Taylor

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1108 words.

Johnston, John Taylor (08 April 1820–24 March 1893), railroad president and art patron, was born in New York City, the son of John Johnston, a banker, and Margaret Taylor. His parents, who...

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Chisholm, Henry

Marc L. Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1027 words.

Chisholm, Henry (22 April 1822–09 May 1881), pioneer in the Great Lakes iron and steel industry, was born in Lochgelly, Scotland, near Edinburgh, the son of Charles Stuart Chisholm, a...

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Edwards, William (1719–1789), bridge-builder

Alsager Vian.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 583 words.

Edwards, William (1719–1789), bridge-builder, youngest son of a farmer of the same name, was born in the parish of Eglwysilan, near Caerphilly, Glamorgan. The skill which he displayed in...

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Turner, Nat

Peter Wallenstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1778 words.

Turner, Nat (02 October 1800–11 November 1831), slave leader, was born in Southampton County, Virginia, the son of Nancy, an African-born slave, and her husband (name unknown), also a slave...

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Mowbray, George Mordey

Joseph W. Slade.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 1232 words.

Mowbray, George Mordey (05 May 1814–21 June 1891), chemist and explosives manufacturer, was born in Brighton, England; the names of his parents are unknown. Mowbray recounted of his early...

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Wright, George

Frederick Ivor-Campbell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1255 words.

Wright, George (28 January 1847–21 August 1937), baseball player and sporting goods entrepreneur, was born in New York City, the son of Samuel Wright, a cricket professional, and Ann Tone....

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PARTIAL DEREGULATION IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS: AN UPDATE

Jerry A. Hausman and William E. Taylor.

in Journal of Competition Law & Economics

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industry Studies; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Services. 5123 words.

Paul MacAvoy asked, What is the escape from the situation in which industry growth is held back by the lack of competitive entry brought about by regulatory agencies ostensibly acting in...

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Mesta, Perle

Richard O. Davies.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1199 words.

Mesta, Perle (12 Oct. 1889 or 1891–16 March 1975), political activist, businesswoman, diplomat, and hostess, was born Pearl Skirvin in Sturgis, Michigan, the daughter of William Balser...

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