Manufacturer Notes: Pastorius, Schulz & Co.


Iron City Glass Works Chronology

Arbogast & Kapphahn          -1860 to 1860+
Arbogast Alexander              -1861 to 1862
Arbogast & Company           -September 1862 to December 1862
Arbogast Alexander               January 1862 to January 1864
Pastorius, Schulz & Co.         February 1864 to December 1864
O'Hara, Schulz & Co.             January 1865 to September 1865
O'Hara & Robinson                September 1865 to November 1865
O'Hara, Robinson & Co.        December 1865 to April 1866
O'Hara & Robinson May        1866 to April 1868+
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Pittsburgh Directories

1860

Arbogast Alexander, of Arbogast & Kapphahn, h Brown E. B.
Arbogast & Kapphahn, glass manufacturers, s 134 First
Arbogast Phillip, glass blower, h Birmingham
Kapphahn August of Arbogast & Kapphahn, Lower St Clair tp
Modes William, glass blower, Oliver bet Bingham and Chestnut, S P
Pastorius William, gent, Manor n Olive, S P
Pastorius Michael, glass blower, Manor n Oliver, S P
Pastorius John, glass blower, Brown n Caroline, Brownstown


1861

Alexander, manufacturer glass ware, o 3 Bagaley's building, Market
Arbogast Alexander, glass manufacturer, h McClurg n Mary, Brownstown
Kapphahn, Gustavus, clerk, bds Denman near Market, B
Pastorius John, glass blower, Brown n Caroline, Brownstown


1862

Arbogast Alexander, glass-manuf'er, McClurg n Mary, E B
Arbograst Philip, glass-blower, h B
Arbograst's glass works, McClurg n Mary, L St Clair Tp
Arbogast Alexander, black glass-manufacturer, 76 Water 2d floor, h Brownstown
Pastorius John, glass blower, Sarah n Oliver, E B


1863

Arbogast Alexander, black glass manufacturer 139 First, h E B
O'Hara Michael, of O'Hara & McGinn, h Sixth n Smithfield
O'Hara & McGinn, attys at law, 89 Grant
Pastorius John, glass blower, Sarah n Caroline, E B
Robinson Jessis H., telegraph operator, 83 Robinson, A
Schultz Adolph, mechanic, bds 943 Penn


1864

Arbogast Alexander - No listing
Modes, Wm F., of Pastorius, Schulz & Co. Carson n Fifth, S P
O'Hara Michael, att'y 114 Fifth, bds cor Sixth and Smithfield
Pastorius John, of Pastorius, Schulz & Co. Sarah n Oliver, E B
Pastorius, Schulz & Co., glass manufacturers, 139 First
Robinson J. H., gent, 53 Chatham
Robinson J. H., agent Inland Telegraph Co., 83 Robinson, A
Schultz Adolphus C., of Pastorius, Schulz & Co. Mansion House


1865

Arbogast Alexander - No listing
Modes, William, glass maker, Carson n Fifth, S P
O'Hara Michael, of O'Hara, Schulz & Co., Pitt tp
O'Hara, Schulz & Co., glassware dealers, 6 Smithfield
O'Hara Michael, atty 114 Fifth, h Oakland
Pastorius John - No listing
Robinson Jas. H., gent, 53 Chatham
Schultz A. C., of O'Hara, Schultz & Co., Pitt tp


1866

Arbogast Alexander - No listing
Modes, William - No listing
O'Hara Michael, of O'Hara & Robinson, Fourth st road, Liberty tp
O'Hara & Robinson, glass manuf's o 6 Smithfield, works McClurg n Jane, E B
Pastorius John - No listing
Robinson John H., of O'Hara & Robinson, 53 Chatham
Schultz A. C. - No listing


1867

Arbogast Alexander - No listing
Modes, William - No listing
O'Hara Michael, of O'Hara & Robinson, Charlotte, O
O'Hara & Robinson, glass manuf. 6 Smithfield
Pastorius John - No listing
Robinson James H., of O'Hara & Robinson, 53 Chatham
Schultz A. C. - No listing


1868

Arbogast Alexander - No listing
Modes, W. F., of Modes & Nichols, Allen n River, L
Modes & Nichols, Aetna Glass Works, Chestnut and river, L
O'Hara Michael - No listing
O'Hara & Robinson, glass manuf. 6 Smithfield
Pastorius John - No listing
Robinson James H., gent, 53 Chatham
Schultz A. C. - No listing


1874

Pastorius John, glass blower, 2208 Carson, s s


1892

Pastorius John, glass blwr, 2200 Carson


1893

Pastorius Maggie M, wid John, shoes, 2200 Carson


1895

Pastorius Magdalena M, wid John, shoes, 2200 Carlson, h same
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1862 Map

Alex. Arbogas, Glass Works, Lower St. Clair Township
office and warehouse, 76 Water st., Pittsburgh
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1850 Pennsylvania Allegheny Birmingham Census

115 127 Francis Plunket 49 M Glass Manufactor Penna
                 .........
130 145 William Bustour 54 M none                Germany
               Christina   "         49 F                               "
               Francis Bustour  21 M Glass-Blower Germany
               Jacob        "         17 M     "         "              "
               Michael     "         15 M     "         "              "
               John          "         12 M                               "
               Louisa       "        11 F                                "
               Christina   "          8 F                                 "
               Mary A      "          6 F                             Penna
               Modalena "          2 F                                 "
131 146 Henry Kay         31 M Black-Smith     England
                 .........
132 147 Squantus Arbogust      63 M Carpenter       France
               Catharine       "              52 F                              "
               Alexr               "              21 M Glass-Blower Penna
               John               "              18 M   "              "          "
               Philip              "              15 M   "             "           "
               Mary A           "              14 F                               "
               Eberline         "                5 F                           Missouri
               William           "                2 M                               "

1860 Ohio Scioto Porter Census July 5, 1860

102 103 Christian Modes     53 M W Weaver           1000 200 Saxony
                Elizabeth     "          44 F W                                             Wurtemburg
                Sophia        "          23 F W Domestic                            Md
                William        "          22 M W Glass Blower                      "
                Mary            "          19 F W                                               "
                Elizabeth     "         18 F W                                              Va
                Pauline        "         15 F W                                                "
                Jacob          "          13 M W                                              "
                Caroline      "          10 F W                                              Pa
                George       "            6 M W                                               "
                John W.      "            3 M W                                             Ohio

1860 Ohio Scioto Portsmouth Census June 12, 1860

478 500 Phoebe Long 34 F W 3000 200 Bavaria
                .......
                Christian Modes 52 M W Weaver            300 200 Saxony
                Elizabeth     "       46 F W                                          Wurttemberg
                Sophie         "       21 F W                                         Md
                William         "      20 M W Glass Blower                  "
                Mary              "     18 F W                                           "
                Elizabeth      "      15 F W                                          Va
                Jacob            "      13 M W                                          "
                Caroline        "      10 F W                                           "
                Charles         "        8 M W                                          Pa
                George          "       5 M W                                            "
                John W.         "       3 M W                                          Ohio

1860 Pennsylvania Allegheny East Birmingham Census

460 569 Alexander Arbegast 30 M W Glafs Manufacturer Penna
               Rachel                "      29 F W                                   Saxony
               Amelia                "       7 F W                                    Penna
               James                "        5 M W                                   Penna
               Christian             "       3 M W                                   Penna
               Alexander           "       1 M W                                   Penna

1860 Pennsylvania Allegheny St Clair Census

659 733 John Pastorius 29 M W                                          Prussia
               C             "          31 F W                                          "
               C             "            1 F W                                          Penna

1870 Ohio Belmont Bellaire Census

667 666 Arbegast Alexander 40 M W Glass Blower                   250 Penna
                   --- Rachel               39 F W Keeping House                       Germany
                   --- Amelia               17 F W at home                                   Penna
                   --- James                15 M W works in Glass Factory        Penna
                   --- Christopher       13 M W works in Glass Factory         Penna
                   --- Alexander          11 M W works in Glass Factory        Penna
                   ---- Alice                   9 F W                                                  Penna
                   ---- Anne                   6 F W                                                  Penna
                   ---- Agnes                4 F W                                                  Penna

1870 Pennsylvania Beaver Beaver Falls Census

346 367 Modes William 31 M W Supt of Glass Works   6000 1000 Va
                   --- Kate          31 F W Keeping House                                Va
                   --- Grace    6/12 F W At Home                                            Pa
                David, Celina  65 F W Domestic Servant                            Mass

1870 Pennsylvania Allegheny East Birmingham Census

732 950 Pastorius John 32 M W Blows Glass  5000 1500 Germany
                     Mary             30 F W Keeps House                        "
                Pastorius John  9 M W Home                                  Penna
                     William          7 M W     "                                         "
                     Francis          5 F W      "                                        "
                     Michael          2 M W    "                                         "

1880 Illinois La Salle La Salle 069 Census

163 180 Motz W F            W M  41                            Supt of Glass Factory      Virg
                   --- Catharine   W F  41 wife                     Keeping House                Virg
                   --- Edward C   W M 18 Son                    works in factory                 Penna
                   --- Grace          W F  10 Daughter           at School                           Penna
                   --- Daisy           W F    9 Daughter           at School                           Penna
                   --- Elizabeth     W F    6 Daughter           at School                           Mass
               David Sabrina     W F 76 mother in law    retired                                 Mass
               Metzinger Ema    W F 21 Domestic         Domestic                            Ills


1880 Ohio Belmont Bellaire Census

483 559 Arbogas Rachel   W F 48 Mother         Keeping house Germany
                   ---- Christopher W M 22 Son             Laborer              Penna
                   ---- Alexander    W M 21 Son             Laborer              Penna
                   ---- Alice             W F 18 Daughter                                Penna
                   ---- Annie            W F 16 Daughter                                Penna
                   ---- Agnes          W F 14 Daughter                                 Penna
                   ---- Frank           W M   8 Son                                         Ohio

1880 Pennsylvania Allegheny Pittsburgh 154 Census

2208 Carson Street

106 143 Pastorious John              W M 45                  Glass Blower        Prussia
                ________ Magdalena   W F 41 Wife          Keeping House    Prussia
                ________ John A.          W M 19 Son          Laborer                 Pennsylvania
                ________ William          W M 17 Son          Laborer                 Pennsylvania
106 143 Pastorious Francis         W M 14 Son          Laborer                 Pennsylvania
                ________ Michael         W M 12 Son          at School               Pennsylvania
                ________ Louis E.        W M 9 Son            at School               Pennsylvania
                ________ Annie L         W F 6 Daughter    at School               Pennsylvania
                ________ Eleanora M. W F 4 Daughter                                   Pennsylvania
                ________ Theresia       W F 1 Daughter                                   Pennsylvania

1900 Indiana Hamilton Jackson District 0085 (Cicero town) Census

212 228 Jones Joseph    Head         W M Nov 1862 37 M 13           Indiana    Stationary Engineer
                  ---- Ion T.          Wife           W F Nov 1866 33 M 13 0 0     Iowa
               Modes William  Boarder     W M Dec 1836 63 Wd             Virginia   Partner in Glass Factory
                 ---- Elizabeth    Boarder     W F Nov 1873 26 S                 Missouri

1900 Pennsylvania Allegheny Pittsburgh Ward 25 District 0280

2200 Carson Street

66 71 Pastorous Magdalin Head       W F Jan   1839 60 M 36 11 7 Germany Germany Germany        1846 54
             _______ William    Son         W M Feb  1863 37 S                Pennsylvania Germany Germany
             _______ Elenora   Daughter W F Sept 1875 24 S                Pennsylvania Germany Germany
             _______ Tressie   Daughter W F Dec  1878 21 S                Pennsylvania Germany Germany

1910 Illinois Richland Olney Ward 2 District 0166 Census

East Main Street
312 83 85 Coventry Harley G  Head        M W 28 M1 3          Illinois        Keeper Hotel
                    ---- Minnie M          Wife          F W 21 M1 3 0 0    Illinois        None
                  Modes William F.    Boarder   M W 72 M3 8          Maryland   President Glass Factory
                    ---- Mary A              Boarder   F W 54 M2 8 3 3    England


Alexander Arbogast    Born: 1829     Died: October 3, 1872    Buried: Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania
William F. Modes        Born: 1838     Died: 1914                        Buried: Cicero, Indiana
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IRS Tax Records

1862 September
Arbogast & Co S St Clair Glass Manufacturers

1862 October
Arbogast & Co S St Clair Glass Ware

1862 November
Not found

1862 December
Arbogast & Co Lower St Clair Glass Ware

1863 January
Arbogast Alexr

1863 February
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 March
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 April
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 May
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glassware

1863 June
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 July
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 August
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 September
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 October
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 November
Arbogast Alexr S St Clair Glass Ware

1863 December
Not found

1864 January
Arbogast Alexn S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 February
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 March
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 April
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware
Arbogast Alexn S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 May
Pastorius Shultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Manufacturers
     Jno Pastorius E Birmingham
     A. Schultz Pittsburgh
     Wm F Modes S Pittsburgh
Arbogast Alexander Pallock Tp Manufacturer

1864 June
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware
Arbogast Alexander Croton Window Glafs

1864 July
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 August
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 September
Pastorius Shultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 October
Not found

1864 November
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1864 December
Pastorius Schultz & Co. S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 January
O'Hara Schulz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 February
O'Hara Schulz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 March
O'Hara Schultz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 April
O'Hara Schulz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 May
O'Hara Schulz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 June
O'Hara Schutz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 July
O'Hara Schutz & C S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 August
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 September
Not found

1865 October
Not found

1865 November
O.Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass Ware

1865 December
O'Hara, Robinson & C S St Clair Glass

1866 January
Not found

1866 February
O'Hara, Robinson & C S St Clair Glass

1866 March
O'Hara, Robinson & C S St Clair Glass

1866 April
O'Hara, Robinson & C S St Clair Glass

1866 May
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass

1866 June
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass & Pott?

1866 July
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass

1866 August
Not found

1866 September
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass

1866 October
Not found

1866 November
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass

1866 December
O'Hara & Robinson S St Clair Glass

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ALECK. ARBOGAST,
Pittsburg, Pa.,
MANUFACTURER OF
Black Glassware,
IS CONSTANTLY MANUFACTURING THE FOLlowing Glass, which he offers to the trade as low as can be purchased in any market in the United States:

Demijohns of all sizes, uniform and handled:
Wine or Brandy Bottles;
Porter or Ale Bottles;
Schnapps and Bitters Bottles;
Cabin Bottles.
The above are strong and neat looking,
IRON CITY GLASS WORKS,
de19 dimis Office 139 Front street

Louisville Daily Democrat (Louisville, Kentucky) December 20, 1863 to January 5, 1864
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CO-PARTNERSHIP.-The undersigned have this day formed a Co-Partnership, under the firm of PASTORIUS, SCHULZ & CO., and will continue the manufactory of GLASS, heretofore conducted by ALSX. ARBOGAST,--soliciting a continuance of the patronage extended to him.
                                                                                                                                             JOHN PASTORIUS,
                                                                                                                                             ADOLPHUS SCHULZ,
                                                                                                                                             WM. F. MODES.
Office 139 First street.                                                                                                           February 1, 1864

The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) February 13, 1864
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Fire in East Birmingham.--This morning, about three o'clock, fire was discovered in the glass manufactory of Messrs. Pastorius, Schulz, & Co., East Birmingham. the fire broke out in the blowing room, and the entire structured (a frame building) was destroyed. This firm was engaged extensively in the manufacture of black bottles, demijohns, etc., and they lose about one thousand dollars worth of bottles, which were in the ovens at the time. Eleven other ovens, however were not burned, The loss will not be very heavy, and is covered by insurance. The firm has been in operation but a short time, having recently purchased the works from Alex. Arbogast.

The Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) August 23, 1864
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WANTED--

TO RENT,

WAREHOUSE, on Water street, or on Wood, Smithfield, or Market streets, near the river.
Address PASTORIUS, SCHULZ & CO.
no28-31aw2m Pittsburgh, Pa.

The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) January 16, 1865
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the partnership between MICHAEL O'HARA, A. C. SCHULZ and J. H. ROBINSON was dissolved on the 26th day of September, 1865, so far as relates to A. C. Schulz. All debts due to the said partnership are to be paid, and those due from the same discharged, at No. 6 Smithfield street, where the business will be continued by the said M. O'Hara and J. H. Robinson, under the firm of O'HARA & ROBINSON.
                                                                                                                                             MICHAEL O'HARA,
                                                                                                                                             A. C. SCHULZ.
se26:6w                                                                                                                               J. H. ROBINSON

The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) October 7, 1865
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IRON CITY GLASS WORKS.-- O'HARA SHULZE & CO., manufacturers of Black and Green Glass Ware, Window Glass, Druggists' Ware, Bottles, Flasks, Demijohns, etc., 6 Smithfield street, Pittsburg, Pa.
Any orders for the above firm left with WRIGHT & HULL, 95 Gravier street, will be promptly attended to s16-3m

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) October 17, 1865
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Alleged Heavy Fraud--A Glass
Manufacturer in Trouble.

On Saturday last, Mr. J. H. Robinson appeared before Alderman Humbert, of the First Ward, and made the following information against Michael O'Hara, for fraud:
CITY OF PITTSBURGH.
COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, SS. }
J. H. Robinson, having been duly sworn, saith: that Michael O'Hara, of the county aforesaid, on or about the first day of August, 1867, did remove certain of his property, to wit: Bank notes, current bills, for the payments of money, issued by moneyed corporations and United States Treasury notes, to the amount on whole about twenty thousand dollars, out of the said county of Allegheny, with intent to prevent the same from being levied upon by any execution; on or about the day aforesaid, and in the county aforesaid, did secrete his aforesaid property with intent to defraud affiant and other creditors, and with intent to prevent such property from being made liable for the payment of his debts.
Sworn and subscribed this 3d day of August, 1867.
J. H. ROBINSON.
AND. HUMBERT, Alderman.

Michael O'Hara, it appears, was a partner with the affiant in the firm of O'Hara & Robinson, proprietors of the Iron City Glass Works. A short time since they dissolved partnership, Mr. O'Hara, as Mr. Robinson alleges, assigned over to the latter all the right, title, interest and claim of the firm. A few days since, Mr. Robinson alleges, O'Hara having sold out his property, left the city for the East with the intention of defrauding his creditors.
A warrant for the arrest of O'Hara was placed in the hands of officer Robert Hague, and the officer having learned that O'Hara was in Philadelphia, started for this city on Tuesday, arriving here yesterday morning at nine o'clock with his prisoner in custody.
The information was made under the provisions of the 130th section of the penal laws of Pennsylvania, which says:
"Any person who shall remove any of his property out of any county, with intent to prevent the same from being levied upon by an execution, or who shall secrete, assign, convey or otherwise dispose of any of his property, with intent to defraud any creditor, or to prevent such property being made liable for the payment of his debts, &c., such person or persons, upon conviction thereof, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be sentenced to pay a sum not exceeding the value of the property or effects so secreted, assigned, conveyed, or otherwise disposed of or concealed, or in respect to which such collusion shall have taken place, and undergo an imprisonment not exceeding one year."
Mr. O'Hara was formerly a member of the bar in this city.

The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) August 8, 1867
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The Iron City glass works, near Pittsburg, Pa., were burned, Saturday night. Loss $56,000; fully insured.

The Springfield Republican (Springfield, Massachusetts) June 20, 1867
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DESTRUCTIVE FIRE.
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The Iron City Glass Works, in Lower St. Clair Township, Destroyed---Loss $56,000 and Fully Insured

On Saturday night about eleven o'clock, a fire broke out in the Iron City Glass Works, owned by Messrs. O'Hara & Robinson, located on McClurg street, in Lower St. Clair township, just beyond the East Birmingham line, resulting in its total destruction. As soon as the fire was discovered the alarm was given, and the East Birmingham and Birmingham Fire Companies, and several of the companies from this city were promptly on the ground. The building being of frame, the flames spread with great rapidity, and the supply of water in that vacinity being small, the firemen's efforts were not of much avail and the entire works were destroyed. The sheds attached to the works, however, were saved, together with a large amount of stock stored therein. Several dwellings near the Works caught fire, but the flames were extinguished by the firemen before any serious damage had been done.
The Works were used for the manufacture of vials and bottles, and were quite extensive. A large amount of stock, therein, was destroyed. The building was a new one, the works having burned down about a year ago and re-built. Messrs. O'Hara and Robinson, who have their offices in the city, estimate their loss at fifty-six thousand dollars, which is fully insured in the following Companies: Western, of Pittsburgh, $11,000; Monongahela, of Pittsburgh, $10,000; Peoples of Pittsburgh, $10,000; Artizans, of Pittsburgh, $10,000; Merchants and Manufactures. of Pittsburgh, $10,000; Enterprise, of Cincinnati, Ohio, $5,000.
The origin of the fire is not known, but was undoubtedly the work of an incendiary. The Works have been closed for over two months past and there has been no fire in the building since that time.

The Pittsburgh Daily Commercial (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) June 22, 1868
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The Iron City Glass Works, in St. Clair township, near Pittsburg, Pa., were burned on the 15th inst. They were destroyed by fire about a year ago, and had been rebuilt, and were engaged in the manufacture of vials and bottles. The loss was about $65,000, which was covered by insurance.

The Commercial Bulletin (Boston, Massachusetts) June 29, 1867
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