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The Schuylkill Navigation Company constructed a canal along the Schuylkill River from Philadelphia to the anthracite coal field near Pottsville in 1815-1825. From the description of Subscription list for loans, 1824-1824. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86123565 The Schuylkill Navigation Company was incorporated under the laws of Pennsylvania on March 8, 1815, for the purpose of improving the navigation of the Schuylkill River above tide. The ...
Reeves served in the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1815, 1816, and 1817, representing Christian County. He then moved to Missouri where he served as state auditor, state senator, and lieutenant governor successively. He resigned the lieutenant governorship. Reeves was named a commissioner to mark the Santa Fe Trail in 1825 and returned to the Missouri Senate in the 1830s. In the late 1830s, Reeves moved back to Kentucky to farm. From the description of Benjamin H. Reeves lette...
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Joseph Whitaker was a leading American ironmaster in the mid-19th century. Joseph Whitaker was born in 1789, the third son of Joseph Whitaker (1755-1838), a British soldier who deserted during the Revolutionary War and went to work in the charcoal iron industry of Chester County, Pa., safe behind the American lines. Joseph Whitaker, Jr., and his brother James engaged in the manufacture of cut nails at Philadelphia from 1809 until about 1820, when the two brothers leased ...