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A celebrated case : the Raber murder : containing a detailed and accurate account of the murder of Joseph Raber by drowning in Indiantown Creek, Union Township, Lebanon Co., PA., on the 7th day of December, 1878, for the amount of insurance money upon his life, with a verbatim report of the trial and conviction of six men for the crime, and a full history of their lives and confessions

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Author
Drews, Charles,
Date of Publication
1879.
Call Number
345.02523 L442 1879
Alternate Title
Raber murder
Author
Drews, Charles,
Place of Publication
Lebanon, Pa
Publisher
C.M. Bowman,
Date of Publication
1879.
Physical Description
65, [1], 81 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes
McDade, T.M. Murder,
Subjects
Raber, Joseph, - d. 1878.
Drews, Charles, - 1820-1879
Stichler, Franklin, - 1859-1879
Wise, Henry F., - 1845-
Trials (Murder) - Pennsylvania - Lebanon.
Additional Author
Stichler, Franklin,
Wise, Henry F.,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
345.02523 L442 1879
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The Holy Bible: containing the King James and the Revised versions of the Old and New Testaments, arranged in parallel columns, with a complete concordance embracing every passage of scripture in the largest editions, the Psalms in metre, 100,000 marginal references and readings, and, Dr. Wm. Smith's standard Bible dictionary in which every Scriptural word is fully explained. A complete history of all the books of the Bible, beautifully illustrated ; Cities and towns of the Bible, with descriptive scenes and events ; Manners and customs of the ancients ; Bible aids for social and private prayer ; The history of the translation of the Bible ; The tabernacle and Solomon's temple ; Scenes in the life of Christ and the life of St. Paul ; Bible text events illustrated, from Genesis to Revelation. A Dore̹ gallery of Scripture illustrations. A concise history of all religious denominations. A comprehensive and critical description of the Tabernacle and its sacred furniture; with an account of the priesthood, the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites. The Parables of our Lord and Saviour, handsomely illustrated. And many other important and valuable aids to the study of the Holy Scriptures. All written to increase the interest in and the study of the Word of God

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Edition
Parallel-column ed.
Date of Publication
c.1885.
Call Number
220 H152 1885
220 K21 1885
Alternate Title
Pictorial family Bible
Responsibility
compiled expressly for this edition, from the writings of Dr. Wm. Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto, D.D., Drs. von Ewald and Michelson, and other eminent Biblical scholars. The whole embellished with 2000 scripture illustrations on steel, wood, and in colors.
Edition
Parallel-column ed.
Place of Publication
Mountville, Pa
Publisher
H. E. Light,
Date of Publication
c.1885.
Physical Description
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, color plates, maps ; 30 cm
Notes
Viewing bibles contingent on staff availability, an appoinmtment may be required.
Copy 1: Kaufman family Bible.
Copy 2: Hain family Bible.
Copy 2: From the Collection of the Heritage Center Museum, PO4.33.1.
Copy 1: Genealogy of Cyrus S. Kauffman (1799-1868) and Hannah B. Bollinger, (1831-1914).
Copy 2: Genealogy of Richard Hain, (b1838 ) and Elizabeth Wenger, (b. 1844)
Copy 1: Scrap of paper containing birth and death dates of Johannes Kauffman (1799-1868) and Catharine, wife of John (1814-184) with Graybill's Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Elm, on back and a 20 cm. long purple ribbon inscribed Philadelphia, July 12, 1957 removed to MG-399; Kaufman family Bible.
Small advertising stamp at top of reverse of front cover: H. E. Light, dealer in standard books, etc., Mountiville, Pa.
Copy 1: Fraktur possibly done by David C. Hoke.
Copy 2: Fraktur by David C. Hoke, Bismark (now Quentin).
Not in Darlow & Moule/Herbert. See Hills, English Bible in America, 2026, for similar titles from 1886? and 1885, and 2049 for slightly differing collections published 1891-1982, issued by various publishers, including the American Bible Association, Philadelphia, c1891, Henry Sphar, c1892, etc. For these, see also NUC pre-1956 53:324-325.
"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1885, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."--T.p. verso.
Hain family
Contents
The names and order of all the books of the Old and New Testaments, with the numbers of their chapters (title page verso) -- Revisers' preface (pages [5]-8) -- History of the translation of the Bible (pages [9]-11) -- Contents of the books of the Old and New Testaments (pages 12-15) -- History of the religious denominations of the world, both ancient and modern / compiled from the most authentic sources, by Rev. H.D. Northrop, D.D., and others (16 pages) -- Chronological and other valuable tables, including history, prophecy, life and teachings of our Lord, early church, scripture emblems, characteristics of the Old and New Testaments, animal and mineral kingdoms, measures, weights, coins, etc., etc. The whole designed to promote and facilitate the study of hte sacred scriptures (32 pages) -- [8] pages of colored maps -- A comprehensive and critical description of the Israelitish tabernacle and its sacred furniture. Together with an account of the priesthood and the worship and sacrifices of the Israelites / complied expressly for "The new devotional and practical pictorial family Bible," chiefly from the writings of Dr. Wm. Smith, Dean Milman, Rev. John Kitto, D.D., Drs. von Ewald and Michelson, and other eminent authorities. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1884, in the Office of the Libraian of Congress, at Washington, D.C. (16 pages) -- Sacred biography and history, being an account of the lives, teachings, sufferings and martyrdoms of the holy apostles and evangelists of our blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / John W. Fennimore (15 pages, followed by an unnumbered page containing Acts 17:25 in 103 languages) -- Biographical sketches of the translators, reformers and martyrs who have preserved for all future generations the great truths of the holy Scriptures / Joseph Jenkins ([8] pages) -- Compreshensive and critical history of all the books of the holy Bible, containing a concise account of each book... / compiled expressly for this edition, from the writings of Wiliam Smith, Ll.D. (48 pages) -- The patriarchs, prophets, and kings of the Bible. Embracing scenes and incidents in the lives of the principal characters of the Old Testament / compiled from authentic sources expressly for this edition of The devotional and explanatory pictorial family Bible / Philip Smith (32 pages) -- Gallery of Scripture illustrations : showing the manners and customs, religious rites, ceremonies, etc., of the nations mentioned in the Bible, with descriptions and explanations / John L. Williamson (28 pages) -- The wanderings in the wilderness. Being an account of the forty years' sojourn of the Israelites in the desert / Edward H. Harper (pages 29-32) -- The tabernacle in the wilderness. Being a description of the first sanctuary erected by the Israelites to the worship of Almighty God / Joseph L. Townsend (6 pages) -- "My Father's house." Descriptions of the temples of Solomon and Herod / Philip Lee (pages 7-12) -- Jerusalem : the city of David and David's greater Son. With descriptions of Zion, Mount Moriah, the Mount of Olives, and other sacred localities / Thomas W. Davis (pages 13-18) -- A comprehensive description of the Holy Land / William Reyburn (pages 19-26) -- Cities and towns of the Bible, with descriptions and explanations / John Wilson (pages 27-32) -- Natural history of the Bible. Containing descriptions of the animals, birds, insects and reptiles that are mentioned in the Holy Scriptures / A.F. Thompson (9 pages) -- Trees, plants, flowers and fruits of the Bible. with descriptions / William Jones (pages 10-12) -- Illustrations and descriptions of ancient money; including the Greek, Roman and Hebrew coins mentioned in the Bible, with tables of their value in American money (pages 13-16) -- Illustrations and explanations of the Proverbs of Solomon / Edward D. Lewis (6 pages) -- The parables of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. With illustrations and explanations / Joseph Haines (6 pages) -- Gallery of Scripture illustrations ([42] pages) -- Complete and practical household dictionary of the Bible. Comprising its antiquities, biography, geography, and natural history / William Smith. With important improvements by eminent commentators, travelers and scholars... [Copyright notice dated 1883.] (128 pages) -- [Old Testament with the text of the Authorized and Revised versions in parallel columns] (1018 pages) -- Appendix : American Old Testament Revision company... (viii pages) -- Family register (1 leaf, 4 pages, [1 typewritten leaf with a brief history of the owner of this copy of this Bible inserted]) -- Temperance pledge (1 leaf) -- Scenes and incidents in the life of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ / Arthur P. Hayes (16 pages) -- The life of Saint Paul, the great apostle to the Gentiles / Charles Farrar ([8] pages) -- The parables of our Lord illustrated and explained ([16] pages) -- The The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ ; translated out of the original Greek; being the version set forth A.D. 1611. Arranged in parallel columns with the Revised version of 1881. Together with the readings preferred by the American revisers. Text conformable to that of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge (pages 1025-1338) -- Chronological index to the Holy Bible. According to revisions of recent Christian chronologists. Pointing to the year of the world, and the year before and after Christ... (8 pages) -- The Bible teacher's textbook. A complete guide to the facts relating to the principal persons, places and subjects mentioned in the Word of God [a concordance] (32 pages) -- Cruden's concordance to the Old and New Testaments. Giving the leading words of all important texts, and a separate concordance to the proper names of the Holy Scriptures. Being a dictionary and alphabeltical index to the Bible (At foot of title page: This is the only quarto edition of Cruden's concordance that gives the leading words of texts, enabling the reader to turn to any subject desired) / Alexander Cruden ([102] pages) -- The Psalms of David in metre (36 pages) -- Family portraits ([4] stiff pages).
Subjects
Kauffman, Johannes, - 1799-1868.
Hain, Richard, - 1838- .
Kauffman family - Genealogy.
Concordances.
Dictionaries.
Additional Author
Smith, William,
Cruden, Alexander,
Additional Title
Bible.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Bible
Call Number
220 H152 1885
220 K21 1885
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The history of the life of King Henry the Second, and of the age in which he lived, in five books: to which is prefixed a history of the revolutions of England from the death of Edward the Confessor to the birth of Henry the Second: by George Lord Lyttelton

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Author
Lyttelton, George Lyttelton,
Edition
A new edition, corrected.
Date of Publication
1777.
Call Number
Book 472 1777
Book 473 1777
Book 474 1777
Book 475 1777
Book 477 1777
Book 476 1777
Author
Lyttelton, George Lyttelton,
Uniform Title
History of the life of King Henry the Second.
Edition
A new edition, corrected.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed for J. Dodsley,
Date of Publication
1777.
Physical Description
4 volumes ; (8vo)
Notes
Each volume has a half-title: 'Lord Lyttelton's history of King Henry II. .'.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book numbers 472-477 as assigned by Yeates.
ESTC
Subjects
Henry - II, - King of England, - 1133-1189.
Great Britain - History - To 1485.
Great Britain.
History.
Full leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 472 1777
Book 473 1777
Book 474 1777
Book 475 1777
Book 477 1777
Book 476 1777
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The life and confession of Henry Smith, who was found guilty in the Court of Quarter Sessions of the County of Lancaster, Pa. in January, 1838 : of the murder of Benjamin Peart, and sentenced to be executed within the walls of the Lancaster County Jail, on the 11th of May 1838

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Author
Smith, Henry,
Date of Publication
1838.
Call Number
347.072643 S649
Author
Smith, Henry,
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa. :b John K. Reed
Date of Publication
1838.
Physical Description
12 p. , 2cm.
Notes
Photocopy of the original.
Subjects
Smith, Henry, - 1809-1838.
Peart, Benjamin.
Trials (murder) - Pennsylvania - Lancaster County.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
347.072643 S649
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The Manheim tragedy. A complete history of the double murder of Mrs. Garber & Mrs. Ream: with the only authentic life and confession of Alexander Anderson. Together with a correct account of the arrest, trial... and execution of Anderson and Henry Richards, his accomplice

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo2608
Author
Rockafield, H. A.
Date of Publication
1858.
Call Number
090 L244ev 1858
352.3 C858
Responsibility
Pub. by H. A. Rockafield, in trust for the benefit of Anderson's wife and children.
Author
Rockafield, H. A.
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Printed at the Evening express office,
Date of Publication
1858.
Physical Description
64 p. illus., pβ., ports. 21 cm.
Subjects
Garber, Anna Fink, - 1802?-1857.
Ream, Elizabeth, - 1798?-1857.
Richards, Henry, - d.1858.
Additional Author
Anderson, Alexander,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Lancaster History Library - Lancaster County
Call Number
090 L244ev 1858
352.3 C858
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Jurisdictions, or, The lawful authority of courts leet, courts baron, Court of Marshalseys, Court of Pypowder, and ancient demesn : together with the most necessary learning of tenures, and all their incidents of essoyns, imparlance, view, of all manner of pleadings, of contracts, of the nature of all sorts of actions, of maintenance, of divers other things very profitable for all students of inns of court and chancery, and a most perfect directory for all stewards of any the said courts : with the return and forms of several original and judicial writs now in use, relating to writs of error, writs of false judgment, and other proceedings of frequent use in the courts at Westminster

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21137
Author
Kitchin, John.
Edition
The fifth edition corrected and enlarged, with two tables.
Date of Publication
1675.
Call Number
Book 437 1675
Alternate Title
Jurisdictions
Lawful authority of courts leet, courts baron, Court of Marshalseyes, Court of Pypowder, and ancient demesn
Brevia selecta, or, Choice writs
Responsibility
written by the methodically learned John Kitchin ... ; to which is also added, Brevia selecta ... by Richard Antrobus and Thomas Impey ...
Author
Kitchin, John.
Uniform Title
Court leete et court baron.
Edition
The fifth edition corrected and enlarged, with two tables.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed for Hen. Twyford ... and Sam. Herrick ...,
Date of Publication
1675.
Physical Description
[4], 581, [23], 122, [6] p. ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Notes
"The return of writs newly corrected": pages 514-581.
Signatures: A² B-2P⁸ 2Q⁴, chi² ²A-H⁸.
Leaf 2Q4 is blank.
Includes index.
LC copy imperfect: blank leaf 2Q4 wanting.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page adjacent to struck signature of former owner.
Book number 437 as assinged by Yeates.
Wing (2nd ed.)
ESTC
Subjects
England and Wales. - Marshalsea Court.
Courts baron and courts leet - Early works to 1800.
Real property - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Pleading - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Writs - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Courts baron and courts leet.
Pleading.
Real property.
Writs.
Great Britain.
Early works.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
Additional Author
Impey, Thomas.
Antrobus, Richard.
Kitchin, John.
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 437 1675
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The Southern journey of a Civil War marine : the illustrated note-book of Henry O. Gusley

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Author
Gusley, Henry O.,
Edition
1st ed.
Date of Publication
2006.
Call Number
973.758 G982
Responsibility
edited and annotated by Edward T. Cotham, Jr.
ISBN
0292712839 (alk. paper)
9780292712836 (alk. paper)
Author
Gusley, Henry O.,
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Austin
Publisher
University of Texas Press,
Date of Publication
2006.
Physical Description
x, 213 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Series
Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Texas heritage series ; no. 10
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-206) and index.
Contents
Galveston Tri-Weekly News introduction to the Note-Book -- 1. The Battle below New Orleans -- 2. Ship Island, the Pearl River, and Lake Pontchartrain -- 3. Pensacola -- 4. New Orleans -- 5. The Mississippi River -- 6. Baton Rouge, Plaquemine, and Donaldsonville -- 7. The Return to Pensacola and Ship Island -- 8. The Capture of Galveston -- 9. Matagorda Bay -- 10. The Battle of Galveston -- 11. The Capture of U.S.S. Hatteras -- 12. A New Commander -- 13. Mississippi Sound -- 14. The Swamps of Louisiana -- 15. Butte a la Rose -- 16. Mobile Bay -- 17. The Return to the Teche Country -- 18. The Battle of Sabine Pass -- 19. Letters from Prison.
Summary
Information about the inner workings and day-to-day life aboard U.S. Naval vessels patrolling the Gulf of Mexico and the major river systems of the Trans-Mississippi.
Subjects
Gusley, Henry O., - 1837-1884
United States. - Marine Corps - Biography.
United States. - Marine Corps - Military life - History
Seafaring life - Gulf Coast (U.S.)
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Naval operations.
Gulf Coast (U.S.) - History, Naval - 19th century.
Gulf States - History, Military - 19th century.
Mexico, Gulf of - History, Naval - 19th century.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives.
Gulf Coast (U.S.) - Description and travel.
Additional Author
Cotham, Edward T.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.758 G982
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An universal etymological English dictionary : comprehending the derivations of the generality of words ... and also a brief and clear explication of all Difficult words ... relating to Anatomy, Botany, Physick, Pharmacy, Surgery, Chy-mistry, Philosophy, Divinity, Mathematicks ... together with a large collection and explication of words used in our ancient statutes ... and the Etymology, and Interpretation of the Proper Names of Men, Women, and remarkable Places in Great Britain: Also the Dialects of our different Counties. Also a Collection of our most common Proverbs, with their Explication and Illustration

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Author
Bailey, N.
Edition
The Twentieth edition to which are added, above 3000 words, interspersed in their proper places, none of which are to be found in any former edition of this book.
Date of Publication
M, DCC, LXIV [1764].
Call Number
Bookk 1039 1764
  1 website  
Responsibility
by N. Bailey.
Author
Bailey, N.
Uniform Title
Universal etymological English dictionary
Edition
The Twentieth edition to which are added, above 3000 words, interspersed in their proper places, none of which are to be found in any former edition of this book.
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed for R. Ware, W. Innys and J. Richardson, J. and P. Knapton, T. and T. Longman, et al.,
Date of Publication
M, DCC, LXIV [1764].
Physical Description
944 unnumbered pages ; 22 cm (8vo)
Notes
"Philologos" in title after author's name is printed in Greek characters.
At foot of titlepage: price six shillings. A reissue, with errors on the titlepage corrected --ESTC T87509.
Signatures: pi⁴ a⁴ B-6C⁴.
LHO copy wanting main title page.
Apparently from the personal libray of Yeates.
Book number 1039 not asssigned by Yeates.
Signature of John Yeates at top of dedication page.
English Short Title Catalog, ESTC
Alston,
Contents
Dedication, pi² -- Introduction, pi³ -- Abbreviations made use of in the following work, a⁴ (recto) -- Alphabets of the English, Saxon, Greek* and Hebrew Characters, paralleled for the Use of those who would acquaint themselves with Etymological Words, a⁴ (verso) -- An Universal Etymological English Dictionary: AND An Interpreter of Hard Words, [A-Z], Signatures B-6C⁴.
Subjects
English language - Dictionaries - Early works to 1800.
Names - Great Britain - Dictionaries.
Names, Geographical - Great Britain.
Proverbs.
Dictionary
Terminology as Topic
English language.
English language
Names.
Names, Geographical.
Great Britain.
Dictionaries.
Early works.
Originally threequarters leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding).
Additional Author
Ware, Richard,
Yeates, Jasper,
Yeates, John.
Place
England London.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Bookk 1039 1764
Websites
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The life of William Henry, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1729-1786, patriot, military officer, inventor of the steamboat ; a contribution to revolutionary history

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Author
Jordan, Francis,
Date of Publication
1910.
Call Number
926 H525j
  1 website  
Responsibility
by Francis Jordan, jr.
Author
Jordan, Francis,
Place of Publication
Lancaster, Pa
Publisher
Press of the New era printing company,
Date of Publication
1910.
Physical Description
vii, 185 p. front., plates, ports. 20 cm.
Subjects
Henry, William, - 1729-1786.
United States. - Army - Ordnance stores.
Pennsylvania - History - Revolution, 1775-1783.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
926 H525j
Websites
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A booke of entries : containing perfect and approued presidents of counts, declarations, informations, pleints, inditements, barres, replications, reioynders, pleadings, processes, continuances, essoines, issues, defaults, departure in despite of the court, demurrers, trialls, iudgements, executions, and all other matters and proceedings (in effect) concerning the practique part of the laws of England, in actions reall, personall, and mixt, and in appeales ; necessarie to be knowne, and of excellent vse for the moderne practise of the law, many of them contaynin matters in law and points of great learning: and none of them euer imprinted heretofore. Collected and published for the common good and benefit of all the studious and learned professors of the laws of England

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Author
Coke, Edward,
Date of Publication
Anno Dom. 1614.
Call Number
Book 213 1614
Author
Coke, Edward,
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Printed [by Adam Islip] for the Societie of Stationers,
Date of Publication
Anno Dom. 1614.
Physical Description
[10], 713, [11] leaves ; 33 cm
Notes
Prefaces signed: Edvv. Coke.
Includes index.
Edited by Thomas Jones, Common Serjeant of London?
At foot of title: Cum priuilegio.
Printer's name from STC.
Black letter, in two columns.
Title ornaments, initials, head and tail pieces.
Mostly in Latin, with Law French.
Marginal notes.
Jasper Yeates's Colonial Law Library.
Yeates's signature at top of title page.
Book number 213 as assigned by Yeates.
STC
ESTC
Subjects
Pleading - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Forms (Law) - Great Britain - Early works to 1800.
Forms (Law)
Pleading.
Great Britain.
Early works.
Full blind-tooled leather (Binding)
Gilt title on maroon spine label (Binding)
Additional Author
Jones, Thomas
Blackburn, William,
Blackburn, Eleonora,
Yeates, Jasper,
Location
Lancaster History Library - Yeates Collection
Call Number
Book 213 1614
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