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Isaac Tyson, Jr.: Pioneer Industrialist

Collamer M. Abbotta1

a1 White River Junction, Vermont

Abstract

In an era when American specialists in mining, metallurgy, and industrial chemistry were few, Isaac Tyson, Jr. (1792–1861) was an exceptional practitioner. His blending of science and business was a valuable asset during the pioneer stage of natural resource development in the United States.