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Pittsburgh Gun Work

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Pittsburgh Gun Work   Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 1852 1880


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Formed by Samuel McCosh and Jacob F. Brant in 1852. They separated in 1855

Becames later possession of James Bown & Sons, Wood Street, Pittsburg.

Burnd down for the third time within 12 years on November 18, 1880 at about 3 o'clock. Bown & Sons suffered a loss of stock of about $10.000. Besides in 1877 a mob has gutted their gun works. (New York Times of November 19. 1880)