Edwin Drake

Edwin Laurentine Drake, also known as Colonel Drake, was an American businessman and the first American to successfully drill for oil.
Pittsburgh Coalfield
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Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
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Jean Pasquerel
Jean Pasquerel was an Augustinian friar, almoner and confessor of Joan of Arc
Hafner Manufacturing Company
The Hafner Manufacturing Company was a maker of tinplate clockwork-powered O gauge toy trains, based in Chicago, Illinois, from 1914 to 1951. It was formed when its founder, William Frederick Hafner, a co-founder of American Flyer, left the company in
Minister of Inland Revenue
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Root invasion (parasitic)
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Weston Field (Scranton)
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The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture
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A trierarchy was a type of obligation called a liturgy, a debt similar to a tax on the very wealthy in Ancient Athens. The person up on whom the duty fell is called a trierarch. The trierarch was responsible for the outfitting, maintenance, operation and
France Bleu Pays de Savoie
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