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William Fowle & Co. was a shipping firm based in Alexandria Virginia. It began under the name of Lawrason & Fowle, but after 1819 changed names to William Fowle & Company. William Fowle (1783-1860), a Bostonian who had moved to Alexandria in 1800, was head of the firm. 


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