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Contributions in aid of the widow of Henry Murray, late engineer of the Philadelphia & Columbia Rail
Collection — Box: 1 folder
Scope and Contents List of people who contributed money to aid the widow and orphaned child of Henry Murray of Columbia, Pa. ‡b Includes names of contributors, amount contributed and the date.
Collection — Box: Ledgers
Identifier: 003-MS 238
Abstract Ledgers contain records of Israel Cooper's business in Columbia, Pa. ‡b Cooper built a log house for William Wright in 1823. Entries in 1825 note costs for building the Conestoga Bridge out of stone. Cooper built the Blue Presbyterian Church in Washington Boro (constructed in 1826 and torn down in 1861), and St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Columbia (in 1828). The ledger documents Israel Cooper's efforts to bring an "ark-load" (coal barge) of lumber to be delivered to Lancaster through the...
- Subject: Columbia (Pa.) -- History X