Belleville sentence example

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  • Belleville is served by the Illinois Central, the Louisville & Nashville, and the Southern railways, also by extensive interurban electric systems; and a belt line to O'Fallon, Illinois, connects Belleville with the Baltimore & Ohio South Western railway.
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  • Belleville is in a rich agricultural region, and in the vicinity there are valuable coal mines, the first of which was sunk in 1852; from this dates the industrial development of the city.
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  • Belleville was first settled in 1813, was incorporated as a city in 1850, and was re-incorporated in 1876.
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  • On this account Hecker resolved in September 1848 to emigrate to North America, and obtained possession of a farm near Belleville in the state of Illinois.
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  • By electric lines it is connected with most of the cities and towns within a radius of 20 m., including Jersey City, Paterson and the residential suburbs, among which are the Oranges, Montclair, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Belleville and Nutley.
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  • Immediately afterwards he became pastor of a Reformed church at Belleville, N.J.
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  • The government also maintains an institute for the deaf and dumb at Belleville and for the blind at Brantford.
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  • From it were subsequently set off Belleville (1839), Montclair (1868) and Glen Ridge (1895).
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  • In 1833 he moved with his family to Belleville, Canada, where he finally became editor and proprietor of the Intelligencer.
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  • Removing to Belleville, Illinois, in the same year, he was elected to the state House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1840, and in1841-1843was secretary of state of Illinois.
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  • His father, John, a Staffordshire man, was one of a party of four mechanics who were sent by Boulton and Watt to Philadelphia about 1790 to set up a steam engine for the city water-works and who in 1793-1794 built at Belleville, N.J., the first steam engine constructed wholly in America; he made a fortune in the manufacture of furniture, but lost it by the burning of his factories.
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