A Model Merchant
Industry, Engineering, Progress, Class, Sanitation
Responding to recent praise for George Peabody, the writer argues that English merchants should follow his example and help house a 'thousand Londoners from wretchedness and dirt', including those forced onto the streets by 'railways and embankments, and valley elevations'.
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