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Girard Estate Coal Lands in Pennsylvania, 1801-1884.

Smithsonian Institution

Girard Estate Coal Lands in Pennsylvania, 1801-1884.

by Smithsonian Institution

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SeriesSmithsonian studies in history and technology -- 15
ContributionsHoffman, J.N.
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Open LibraryOL21711411M

Girard Estate, also known as Girard Estates, is part of South boundaries stretch from South 22nd Street on the west to South 17th Street on the east. The southern boundary is clearly defined as the south side of Shunk Street but its northern boundary is irregular in stretching from the north side of Porter Street between South 17th Street and South 21st Street, along east side City: Philadelphia. Folder bills: hardware for Girard Estate and Girard College, , , , , ; The hardware bills addressed to Girard Estate sometimes indicate the address of the property to which the goods were delivered.

They support this contention on the ground that the courts have twice authorized deviation from the exact terms of Girard's will, namely, (1) when the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court authorized the leasing of coal lands for a term of more than five years: In re Petition of City of Philadelphia, Trustee, 2 Brewster's Reports () and (2. Stephen Girard ( – Decem ; born Étienne Girard) was a French and naturalized American, philanthropist and personally saved the U.S. government from financial collapse during the War of , and became one of the wealthiest people in America, estimated to have been the fourth richest American of all time, based on the ratio of his fortune to contemporary : , Bordeaux, Kingdom of France.

* Stephen Girard at the time of his death on Decem , was the owner of many tracts of land, including Kehley's Run Colliery, in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. He gave his residuary estate, as is well known, to the City of Philadelphia, in trust for several charitable uses and trusts, the major one of which was the establishment. Search millions of objects in the collections including photographs, artworks, artifacts, scientific specimens, manuscripts, sound records, and transcripts. These.


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Girard Estate Coal Lands in Pennsylvania, Paperback – January 1, by John Nathan Hoffman (Author)Author: John Nathan Hoffman. : Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, (Smithsonian studies in history and technology): John Nathan Hoffman: Books. GIRARD ESTATE COAL LANDS IN PENNSYLVANIA, [John S.

Hoffman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : John S. Hoffman. Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, [John N Hoffman; Smithsonian Institution.] -- This monograph traces the historical development and consolidation of tracts of land on the frontier of Pennsylvania in the late eighteenth century.

The tracts under discussion were a part of a land. The Girard college and its founder containing the biography of Mr. Girard, the history of the institution, 1801-1884. book organization and plan of discipline, with the course of education, forms of admission of pupils, description of the buildings, &c.

&c., and the will of Mr. Girard / by: Arey, Henry W. Published: (). Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Stephen Girard; Stephen Girard; Stephen Girard: Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

The material presented in this study entails one such land venture which, in later years, became known as the Girard Estate, having been purchased by Stephen Girard in Literally a financial tycoon of the period, Girard is reputed to have been worth some seven-and-a.

The Girard Will 15 Girard Estate Coal Leases, 19 Breaker Boys 42 Summary 47 Notes 48 Appendixes 1. Tables 52 2. Development of Rail Connections Serving the Girard Estate 62 The Danville and Pottsville Railroad, 62 The Mahanoy and Broad Mountain Railroad 68 The Lehigh Valley Railroad 68 Michel Chevalier's Report on the Railroad from Pottsville to Sunbury, 69 3.

Form of. Buy Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, (Smithsonian studies in history and technology) by John Nathan Hoffman (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John Nathan Hoffman.

In portions of the Girard Estate lands were condemned by the city and used for the city’s League Island Golf Club (later renamed Roosevelt Golf Club) and for that land the Estate received a measly $ That golf course today is worth several million dollars.

The coal lands of the Girard Estate, located in Schuykill and Columbia Counties, Pennsylvania: report of their probable output during the next twenty years made to the Board of Directors of City Trusts of Philadelphia, Pa.

Girard Estate Coal Lands in Pennsylvania Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, Percival, Gwendoline E. and Chester J. Kulesa. Illustrating an Anthracite Era: The Photographic Legacy of John Horgan Jr.

Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Anthracite Heritage Museum, and Iron Furnaces Associates. Girard, according to a Smithsonian Institution monograph, "Girard Estate Coal Land in Pennsylvania ," obtained his father's permission. The Girard Estate coal mines, on 20, acres of Schuylkill and Columbia counties in upstate Pennsylvania, became very productive in According to the Board report, the first coal removed and sold commercially from the Estate’s mines occurred in.

22 Hoffman, John Nathan, Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, (Smithsonian Institution Press, 86 pages.), Page 23 Pottsville Standard, 30 Junobituary of Bernard Eisenhuth, Pennsylvania's Oldest Man. APA Citation.

Hoffman, J. Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, Washington, [D.C.]: Smithsonian Institution Press. Chicago Style Citation. Buy The coal lands of the Girard Estate, located in Schuykill and Columbia Counties, Pennsylvania: Report of their probable output during the next twenty years Directors of City Trusts of Philadelphia, Pa by Thompson, Heber Samuel (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Heber Samuel Thompson. When he stopped at the Girardville office last week, he began looking through a history called "Girard Estate Coal Lands in Pennsylvania ," which was written by John N.

Hoffman for the. "Girard Estate Coal Lands in Pennsylvania " by John N. Hoffman, Contributions by Tom Yocom An American Plague by Jim MurphyClarion Books, New York Whale Ships and Whaling by Albert Cook ChurchBonanza Books, New York Bring out Your Dead by J. PowellThe University of Pennsylvania Press BIBLIOGRAPHY.

A Philadelphia Perspective, The Diary of Sidney George Fisher, Edited by Nicholas B. Wainwright, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Arey, Henry W.

Girard College and Its Founder, Phila. Board of City Trusts Yearly Reports. Beard, John R, The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture, Negro Universities Press, Westport, Conn. reprinted. Map showing the timber leases on the Girard Estate in Schuylkill & Columbia Co's, Pa.

Contributor Names Thompson, Heber S. (Heber Samuel), Camp, John Henry, Created / Published [Philadelphia?] Subject Headings.Finance and enterprise in early America: a study of Stephen Girard's bank, by Donald R Adams (Book); Girard estate coal lands in Pennsylvania, by John N Hoffman (Book); Certain rich men: Stephen Girard--John Jacob Astor--Jay Cooke--Daniel Drew--Cornelius Vanderbilt--Jay Gould--Jim Fisk by Meade Minnigerode (Book).Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Academy Pod Stars Applesauce Scandalous Beauty - A Makeup and Beauty Podcast by Erin Baynham Cubbie Correlation Elevate Christian Disability Trust Indian Raaga on.