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Another Coal-Oil Prince-Oil City Letter.
Publication:The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Date:Dec 7, 1877
 Abstract (Document Summary)

Who has not heard of Johnny Steele, otherwise known as Coal-Oil Johnny. He awoke one morning and found that he had come into possession of a farta near this city, upon which numerous prolitic oil wells had been struck. He had retired a poor teamster -- he awoke a millionaire. He soon became the greatest spendthritt ever known in this county.


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