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Michigan

Jackson

The Jackson Gas Light Company was formed in 1857, and gas first burned in the street lamps of the city in the fall of that year.
FIRE CLAY.
Fire clay of a superior quality and in large quantities is found at the coal mines. The Jackson Fire Clay Company, of which E. J. Connable is the president, have very extensive and perfect works at which this clay is used in the manufacture of sewer pipe, catch basins, cellar, catch and stench traps, stone tanks of all sizes, stone chimneys, fire brick of all sizes and patterns, prepared fire clay, fire sand, and tile for land drainage of all sizes. The quantity of these articles manufactured is very great, and their sale forms an important branch of the trade of the city.

Jackson
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