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From: "James K. Mitchell Jr" <>
Subject: Re: [Bklyn] Another Occupation Question - Puddler of Iron
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 13:10:01 -0400
"Puddling is the process by which cast iron is converted into malleable iron,
consisting in working it in a special furnace, hammering , and rolling." That is
from my dictionary. A puddler must be someone involved in the puddling process.
> Anyone ever heard this term? I thought it must be peddler of iron, but the
> handwriting on the Naturalization Petition index was very clear, and all the
> other "e"s were completely different.
> Judy Herbert
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