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Full text of "The history and construction of the White House Tavern near Branchville, Maryland : a thesis / prepared by Andrew B. Beveridge."

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On "the vario ,. old ira- 

3S of revolution! .-e-revolutl _ .._ 
taverns were built, for the accomc velers of ' , 

vern is t'. ouse Tavern 1 

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The history of this c. 

other old type. Built in, 

, it flourished as 
years housing su 
. . .is de Lafayette. Her 

y 1825 it became more or less a prive. t.e residence 
nnd an such till the present time. In the late 1700'b and 
.j _ . b time it 

Lied tl m. 

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, the old Rhode Cavern i part of 

rn. therefore since j 
still nd sir.ve 1 

buil | ly interesting 

construction features t mt building. 

This part of the report tries to bring out the interesting 

huge I . chen etc. 



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la -'s and the chief mode I 

in the United States v/?s by coech and ho 
of the period bei ^re or less enlargements of the 

original Indian and wild animal trail? ;re of such character 
ns to make any journey, regardless of distr-nce, i k. fact 
the hardships of these trips might well b judged from the follow- 

Lon from Charles Dickon's who made such • ley in 
of t" from Poto: aek to Fredericksburg, V . , iote 

"We ble to do the ten miles or th« hours 

s half; breaking no bones, though bruising 

Because of he r Ly .bad nd 

-coach and horse 1 , 1 

j '.rney of Ired miles or so. This lenj 

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1798. by the 3 

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