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Hello! Thank you for your question. H. P. Sinclaire, Jr., was born in New York City in 1864. The family moved to Brooklyn in 1866, and to Corning in 1868. He died on June 21, 1927.

Online Research Guide

The Rakow Research Library has put together a page on H.P. Sinclaire & Company as part of our research guide on Corning, New York: The Crystal City.

The page provides a brief overview of H.P. Sinclaire and highlights many of the resources that the Library has on his life and the company.

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If you wish to borrow copies of library items, please contact your local library. The Rakow Research Library will lend designated books from its collection and will send copies of articles requested by other libraries. Your library can request items through the OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system or by direct request through email at For more information, please see our ILL policies and procedures.

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