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[Historical Memorabilia] [Railroad] Report on the southern route of the proposed railroad from West Chester to Philadelphia by Edward F. Gay, civil engineer, January 8th, 1851.



 
Price: $1,200.00

Product Code: 1240062

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Includes a five (5) page report, Opinions of Richard Strode, John Marshall, John Hickman on the subject of the Direct Railroad, March 19, 1852.  Manuscript documents include an opinion by Richard Storde indicating the railway will be finished within two (2) years and pay a two percent per annum to the stock holders and a counter opinion by J. Marshall indicating it will not be finished in two years and that it should not pay one percent per annum.  A paper confirming the establishment of the Telegraphic connection, a notice of a meeting and a roll-call and the acknowledgment of the second installation to subscription of stock in the West Chester and Philadelphia RailRoad Company. .