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Delano Deeds, 1864-1879

 Sub-Series — Box: 0275.04, Folder: 01
Identifier: 0275.04.01

Scope and Contents

1864 July 18 Agreement between Warren Delano Jr. his attorney Franklin H. Delano, William Gihon, John Tucker, Edward King and William Stevenson Trustees for the Delano Land Company of the first part and William F. Patterson and James Steel re: Primrose vein known as Daniel Hurley and John Lytle tracts 1869 January 19 Agreement between Warren Delano, William Gihon, Edward King, Joseph C. Hance and William Stevenson Trustees of the Delano Land Co. of the first part and Walter E. Cox, John W. Bedford, and David K. Shoemaker coal lands beginning at Pine Corner known as the Daniel Hurley and William Dewart tracts 1872 October 2 Agreement between Warren Delano, William Gihon, Edward King, Joseph C. Hance, William Stevenson Trustees of the Delano Land Co. of the first part and Cabel B. Knevals, Edward Weston, George W. Wylie, George A. Frink, Charles B. Knevals, Fred De Billier Trustco, Sarah S. Wylie, Anna Ives, Horace Foote, John Deach and John W. Williams 1873 Troutman vs. Bowman in Schuykill County court Delano Land Co. claim to receive proceeds from sale 1873 March Peter Bowman to Delano Land Co. for Coal Rents for Jan., March, April 1872 and Coal Rents for Feb. and March 1873 and envelope 1873 April 29 Troutman vs. Bowman List of Claims: Outside of Labor, Total Labor 1873 May 5 from Will H. Carter (Mahanoy City) to Israel W. Morris (hand- written letter) re: sale of Bowmans Colliery fixed for May 13 so Mr. Troutman informs; Malvern Coal Co. finished laying track and now driving Gangway and will enter upon the Mr. Aetna Colliery. 1874 April 29 Agreement between Tobias Winterstein of Port Carbon of the first Part and Samuel Atkinson of Montgomery County of the second part re: William Gihon, John Tucker, Edward King and William Stevenson as Trustees for the Delano Land Co. of first part and Thomas Gorman and Benjamin L. Eshelman of the second part 1876 January 31 to June 30 from William Taggart (Miner and shipper of Mount Pleasant Lehigh Coal Mr. Pleasant Colliery (Hazleton, Pa) to Delano Land Co. re: tons of coal shipped and cost per ton 1876 August 12 Office of Delano Land Co. Ashland (map on linen 23 x 90 cm) Profile of Water Line and proposed trench 1876 October 25Indenture made between Delano Land Company and Rush Township School District in Schuylkill County to land situated along public road from Mahanoy City to Delano. Within the document is a phrase crossed out “excepting Sunday School, Church, & Religious purposes. (a notation made in pencil “This Deed not made another given” 1877 May 3 from C. F. Shindel (Tamaqua) Attorney for School Board writes to W. H. Carter re: School lot in Delano for execution by Delano Land Co. School Board resolved it to be unadvisable that there should be any clause of exception to the general one restricting the use of the buildings to School purposes “Excepting Sunday School Church & Religious purposes—“ Envelope titled “Delano Leases no. 22” 1877 August 21 from Samuel Bower (Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Flour, Feed and Provisions, Tamanend, Pa.) to Israil W. Morris (handwritten letter) re: School Board executed deed of trust for school house at Delano and refers to Mr. Carter. 1877 June 18 Delano Land Company bought at Sheriffs Sale the personal property of Samuel Atkinson 1879 May 27 Agreement between Delano Land Co. and William Wellington, Agt of Shenandoah, Schuylkill County for prop timber of the collieries of the Philadelphia Coal Company No Date Delano Land Co. Sketch of Lease (Two copies)


  • Creation: 1864-1879


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From the Collection: 4 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 2 linear feet ; 1 flat box 2 linear feet )

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