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His Life And Background In Cincinnati 1846 - 1850 by Raymond Walters

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44              Youth's Golden Gleam
had entered into partnership at Cincinnati a decade before—William Procter,* a native of Herefordshire, England, and James Gamble,* whose birthplace was County Fermanagh, Ireland. Their announcement15 read: "PROC­TER & GAMBLE. Soap and Candle Manu­facturers and Starch Factors. No. 22.4 Main Street, Cincinnati."
Among the numerous public lectures de­livered in the city none was more popular than the series on astronomy by Professor Ormsby M. Mitchel,f graduate of the United States Military Academy, long a faculty mem­ber of the Cincinnati College. He was foremost in establishing the Cincinnati Observatory,! for which the address at the laying of the cornerstone in 1842 was given by former Presi­dent John Quincy Adams.17
For a year at the end of the 'forties Dr. Daniel DrakeJ returned to Cincinnati after a long period in Louisville, to preside over the Ohio Medical College,! which he founded in 1819—the oldest medical school west of the Allegheny Mountains. A graduate of the Uni­versity of Pennsylvania, his work in the West as a scientist and physician attained fame throughout the country.
* William Procter (1801-1884). James Gamble (1803-1891).ls
t Ormsby M. Mitchel (1809-1862).
§ The Cincinnati Observatory, the Ohio Medical College and the Cincinnati Law School are now the Cincinnati Observatory, the College of Medicine and the College of Law of the University of Cincinnati.
t Dr. Daniel Drake (1785-1852).18







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