Records, 1833-1863.

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Beaver Meadow Railroad and Coal Company. Records, 1833-1863.

Records, 1833-1863.

Stock transfer books in two volumes, 1833-1846 and 1861-1863, list transactions in the company's shares and changes in ownership. This is more important in the speculative period of the late 1830s. By the 1860s, smaller transactions reflect the dispersion of ownership through inheritance and small scale investment.

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The Beaver Meadow Railroad & Coal Company was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania on April 7, 1830. It purchased a tract of anthracite coal land in Northampton (now Carbon) County, and between 1834 and 1836 it constructed a twenty-six mile railroad from these mines to the Lehigh Canal at Parryville. In the late 1830s, the road was to be a link in a through route from New York and Philadelphia to Pittsburgh and Erie being promoted by Nicholas and Edward R. Biddle. The flood of 1841 de...