Advertisement for mills and mill properties for sale in Rochester, N.Y., 1828
A handbill published by Matthew Brown, Jr. advertising property for sale near the High Falls of the Genesee River in Rochester, N.Y. Among these are a "merchant flouring mill, in good order for business" and a triphammer forge/mill, all located on a canal (mill race) "about sixty rods distant from the Grand Erie Canal." That mill race is called Brown's Race, named after Matthew and his brother Francis who together owned several mill enterprises in Rochester.
Brown, Dr. Matthew, Jr. (1766-1851)
Rochester (N.Y.) Historical Society
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Paper handbill, 4.7 x 4 in.