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A carriage will start from Washington in the morning, the passengers will breakfast at Baltimore, dine at Philadelphia, and sup in New York the same day ... Engines will drive boats 10 or 12 miles an hour, and there will be hundreds of steamers running on the Mississippi, as predicted years ago. — Oliver Evans

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It frequently happens that two persons, reasoning right on a mechanical subject, think alike and invent the same thing without any communication with each other. — Oliver Evans

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The time will come when people will travel in stages moved by steam engines from one city to another, almost as fast as birds can fly, 15 or 20 miles an hour ... . — Oliver Evans

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People did not even then like to eat dirt, if they could see it. — Oliver Evans