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Joseph H. Diss Debar

On January 13, 1905, Joseph H. Diss Debar, legislator, Commissioner of Immigration, and designer of the State Seal, died in Philadelphia.

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"Story About One of the State's Most Interesting Characters"
Sources on Joseph H. Diss Debar
Sketches by Joseph H. Diss Debar
Letter, J. H. Diss Debar to Arthur I. Boreman, 7 June 1864
Diss Debar account of Charles Dickens's first trip to America


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