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The committee appointed by the Board of Managers of the Schuylkill Navigation Company

The committee appointed by the Board of Managers of the Schuylkill Navigation Company

to view the improvements, by means of dams and locks, of the navigation of the Connecticut River, report ..

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Published by s.n. in [Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- United States,
  • Connecticut River -- Navigation,
  • Schuylkill River (Pa.) -- Navigation

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 38880
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15115566M

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The committee appointed by the Board of Managers of the Schuylkill Navigation Company: to view the improvements, by means of dams and locks, of the navigation of the Connecticut River, report. The Schuylkill and Susquehanna Navigation Company was a limited liability corporation founded in Pennsylvania on Septem The company was founded for the purpose of improving river navigation which in the post-colonial United States era of the.

Manuscript Group SCHUYLKILL NAVIGATION COMPANY RECORDS 90 cu. Telling the story of a canal which had already been in use for a few years before the Commonwealth launched the scheme of its state-owned Pennsylvania Canal inthese records reflect significant eras of inland waterway transportation and commerce, the enterprise of late eighteenth-century and early nineteenth.

Similar Items. Remarks on a second publication of B. Henry Latrobe, engineer, said to be printed by order of the committee of the Councils; (of the city) and distributed among the members of the legislature Published: () ; An act to enable the president and managers of the Schuylkill and Susquehanna Navigation and the president and managers of the Delaware and Schuylkill Canal Navigation.

And legally, the Schuylkill Navigation Company faced opposition in from the City of Philadelphia’s Watering Committee, then planning the new Fairmount Water Works to improve water supply to the city.

After a series of negotiations, the company and the Watering Committee agreed that the city would build and maintain the dam and lock system. The Schuylkill Canal, or Schuylkill Navigation, was a system of interconnected canals and slack-water pools along the Schuylkill River in the U.S.

state of Pennsylvania, built as a commercial waterway in the early red inthe navigation opened in to provide transportation and water power. At the time, the river was the least expensive and most efficient method of Length: 90 miles ( km), (originally mi or km).

The committee appointed by the Board of Managers of the Schuylkill Navigation Company to view the improvements, by means of dams and locks, of the navigation of the Connecticut River, report Published: ().

Board of Directors. SRDC’s Board of Directors provides vision and direction for Schuylkill Banks. A dynamic partnership of public and private entities is in place to provide effective leadership and governance. Chairman: Gerard H. Sweeney - President & CEO, Brandywine Realty Trust. Report of the Committee on tolls to the Board of Managers of the Schuylkill Navigation Company.

August 2, (Philadelphia: C. Sherman, Printer, ), by Schuylkill Navigation Company (page images at HathiTrust) Report of the committee appointed on the 28th April,by the stockholders of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, on the. The Reading Company now owes the Navigation Company about $, for rental and the relations between the two companies are very complicated.

The arrangements for some time pending to adjust the difficulty have failed. An officer of Schuylkill Navigation said yesterday: "We will now force foreclosure, not under the general mortgage, but. Schuylkill County Republican Committee S Centre St Pottsville, PA () State Party Members County Chairman: Dan Daub Committee Members: Carolyn Bonkoski, Mary Beth Dougherty, Matt Newton Bureau of Elections.

SCHUYLKILL NAVIGATION COMPANY The linking of the Delaware, Schuylkill and the Susquehanna Rivers began as a dream shortly after William Penn established Philadelphia. The Schuylkill River was treacherous and low in places. After many attempts, the dream.

The Schuylkill Navigation Company was incorporated in for the purpose of making the Schuylkill River navigable. In the State Archives of Pennsylvania Manuscript Group there are copies of the legislative acts, minute books, correspondence, reports, and other documents of the company from until when the property was contributed to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Blue book of Schuylkill County: who was who and why, in interior eastern Pennsylvania, in Colonial days, the Huguenots and Palatines, their service in Queen Anne's French and Indian, and Revolutionary Wars: b history of the Zerbey, Schwalm, Miller, Merkle, Minnich, Staudt, and many other representative familiesPages:   We are a group of residents in Schuylkill Township PA whose goal is to increase awareness throughout the Township.

Each month we publish videos of the monthl. Abstract of a report on the coal and iron estate of the Little Schuylkill Navigation Rail Road and Coal Company, from actual survey made by authority of the managers of the company in October, (Philadelphia, J.C.

Clark, ), by William F. Roberts (page images at HathiTrust). Proposal by the The President, Managers, and Company of the Delaware and Schuylkill Canal Navigation, To the Select and Common Councils of the City of Pennsylvania., Decem Report of the Joint Committee of the Select and Common Councils.

The next committee meetings will be 7 p.m. Jan. 10, the Committee of the Whole at p.m Jan. 17, followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m. Contact the.

Board Members. As a Community Action Agency, Schuylkill Community Action is governed by its Board of Directors. SCA’s Board consists of 21 members split into 3 sectors: Public Sector – Represented by elected public officials. schuylkill township, schuylkill county, pa municipal building – p.o.

box mary-d, pennsylvania () fax () the reorganization meeting of the board of supervisors of schuylkill township was held on monday 1/4/ in the municipal building.

at pm meeting opened with pledge of allegiance to the flag. POTTSVILLE, PA – The Schuylkill County Republican Committee unanimously elected Brock Stein to be its chairman at its meeting on November 5th, Gary Bender, of Porter Township, stepped down as chairman to become County Administrator.

By Mail: Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce Union Station 1 Progress Circle Suite Pottsville, PA The Schuylkill County Republican Committee invites you to join us.

If you would like to join, volunteer, or donate to our committee, please contact us below. The Schuylkill County Republican Committee P.O. Box # Pottsville, PA Stop by our office at: South Centre Street Pottsville, PA Phone: () Email.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Brennan called for nominations for Chairman of the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors.

Appointment - Chairman. Upon motion by Supervisor Cohen, seconded by Supervisor Majewski and unanimously passed, Supervisor Parry was appointed as Chair of the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors for   SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — The borough council approved eight members to work on various boards and committees recently.

At its Dec. 3 meeting, the council reappointed members to the planning commission. South Schuylkill News, Media. PO Box Reading, PA () Before becoming president of the Schuylkill Navigation Company, Ellet had written a pamphlet on the favorable possibilities for trade on the waterway.

For more information on this topic, see hi. The Position and Prospects on the Schuylkill Navigation Company (Philadelphia, ), 1– Charles Ellet, Jr., The Wheeling Bridge. Journal of Select Council volumes, index Very similiar to the Journals of Councils; chief difference lies in fact that as of Consolidation the journal of each Council was printed and bound separately and, after reorganizations of City government of andCouncils' executive power considerably decreased and reports of city departments' annual operations appear in.

Board of Directors Program Year The Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce is fortunate to have the following people serving as our Board of Directors for the program year. Gary Bender. The managers of the Navigation Company were anxious to purchase it, but not thinking that any one else would buy it, wished to get it on their own terms, when Captain Towers came forward and purchased it for $ Some years after he sold the strip on the upper side.

Further, as President of the Board of -Mana gers of the Schuykill Navigation Company, and conversant with their transactions, Iwillasseit, and it is duo to tho Board of Managers, and the Stoekold’ rs of that Company to declare, as I now do. that the assertions made by Mr. Biddle in bis letter referred to, are estuieli untrue, and that I mean.

The Schuylkill Fishing Company is the oldest sporting club in America. Laid in Vol. 1 is a typed letter signed from C. Jared Ingersoll to Nicholas Wainwright presenting the book.

"Hoping that his might be useful tosome new Citizens." Wainwright himself wrote a history of the Schuylkill Fishing Company in Seller Inventory # The North Schuylkill Board of Education. The North Schuylkill Board of Education meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at PM in the board room located at the Junior-Senior High School.

Committee Meetings occur the third Wednesday of every month at PM. Please check local newspapers for changes to the schedule and special sessions. The April public meeting of the North Schuylkill Board of School Directors was held on Wednesday, Ap at pm.

Prior to the start of the meeting, the Board of School Directors held a brief executive meeting in regards to litigation. All. Delong were appointed "to locate and divide and layout said lot into burial lots" at the April meeting of the board.

According to the minutes found in the first minute book which is now in the possession of the present secretary, D. Willis Deibert, the board met with Grand Army of the Republic members Holmes, Helms and Losch on. Schuylkill County Visitors’ Bureau. Union Station Building One Progress Circle- Suite Pottsville, PA () () Fax: () [email protected] Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm.

Parking at Union Station. Financed in part with money Robinson had raised in England, the railroad was completed to Reading inproviding competition for the canal of the Schuylkill Navigation Company. A feature of the Reading was mine-to-ship transportation, from the coal regions to the port, for its line extended across Philadelphia County to Port Richmond at.

I grew up on the Schuylkill Valley Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad. This book is a trip down memory lane. The photograpy for its age is excellent. The pictures of my home town depot and freight station brought back recollections of a tree house that overlooked the tracks that i had as a 13 year old boy.5/5(1).

The plant cost approximately $, but in addition to this the Schuylkill Navigation Company expended upward of $, in making repairs to the dam, which had to be practically rebuilt, and in constructing concrete retaining walls.

Current for the Reading Transit Pottstown to Chestnut Hill, passes through three sub-stations. I hope that when Judge Stine appoints the four members to the school board, the newly appointed members stop the personal agenda of the "Fab 3" and put the best interests of North Schuylkill as.

POTTSVILLE — The Schuylkill County commissioners have formed an advisory committee to help pick a new county administrator. The board announced the members of that committee Wednesday: Mark J.Schuylkill River Stewards Committee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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