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Isaiah Blood: Axe and Scythe Maker of Ballston Spa, New York 1 edition

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Isaiah Blood: Axe and Scythe Maker of Ballston Spa, New York

Published 2010 by Timothy Starr .

About the Book

Biography of Isaiah Blood, a prominent axe and scythe maker at Ballston Spa, New York during the mid-1800s. His factories employed up to five hundred men and supported the hamlet of Bloodville.

Table of Contents

Part I: The Blood Family…5
The First Bloods in America
Isaiah’s Ancestors
The Revolutionary War
Prominent Family Members
Part II: The Blood Factories…23
Early History of Ballston Spa
Tool Making on the Kayaderosseras
The Art of Scythe Making
The Growth of Bloodville
Establishment of the Axe Works
The Civil War and Reconstruction
The Blood Family in New York State
Serving the Public
Part III: Decline of Bloodville…83
The Town’s Largest Funeral
Trials of the Blood Family
Fate of the Scythe and Axe Works
End of the Blood Family
American Axe & Tool Catalog…113
Blood Family Genealogy…121
Account of John Bulkeley…126

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