From The Sun July 5-11, 1842JULY 7: The English residents...

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July 05, 1992|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun July 5-11, 1842

JULY 7: The English residents of our city celebrated our National Independence in a style worthy of Americans. The affair came off at the Bellona powder mills, nine miles from the city on the York Road. The party consisted of one hundred ladies and gentlemen.

JULY 8: About six hundred people of color have signed the total abstinence pledge in this city within a few days.

From The Sun July 5-11, 1892

JULY 7: A four-horse omnibus load of residents of Orangeville went to Towson yesterday. They asked the county commissioners and county school board that a new school-house ordered by act of the Legislature be built in the new part of Orangeville on ground given gratis by the Orangeville Land and Improvement Co.

JULY 8: The impetus given to Ocean City by the Sinepuxent Beach Company has lifted it out of the old rut and started it on a new career which bids fair to make the place a first-rate seaside resort.

From The Sun July 5-11, 1942

JULY 5: Baltimoreans yesterday celebrated the Fourth of July without a single fireworks casualty being reported by any of the city hospitals.

JULY 7: Daniel Willard, president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for thirty-one years until he retired in 1941 to become chairman of the board, died at 6:15 P.M. yesterday at the Union Memorial Hospital after an illness of nearly six weeks.

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