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Title: Food source or free way? Settlers disputed river use
Author: Kennedy, Joseph S.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Date: 5/16/1999
Folder/Item #: Schuylkill River (2) from 1987; 10
Abstract: Competition in colonial times between fisherman and riverboat men as to freedom of passage on the river; former’s trap got in the way