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Cold Confusion

March 2024
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It is unfortunate that John H. White, Jr., confused two places with similar names in the “Postscripts to History” entitled “More on Matthew” (February/March 1985). The West Point Foundry’s location, “fifty miles up the Hudson,” was not Cold Harbor but Cold Spring. It is also referred to as Cold Spring-on-Hudson to distinguish it from the Long Island whaling community of Cold Spring Harbor.

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