Girard College, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

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  • Page 240

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    in this way untill He could read and repeat a whole News paper Advertisements & all. November 29, 1849 ~ Thursday 29 I walked up to Br. Thomas Manoheys Fair Hill Cissel Co Maryland back to Fellens. Rode to Brother Stagemans Preached to the people rode to Fellens & spent the night 8 miles November 30, 1849 ~ Friday 30th I took cars rode to wilmington Del & spent the evening with A few friends in conversation. Spent ...
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    November 29, 1849 November 30, 1849 December 1, 1849 December 2, 1849 December 3, 1849
  • Page 241

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    floor on top makes the weight suspended over each room about 350 tons. The stairways are situated in the fore corners of the building the spaces Allotted to them being each 22 feet 6 inch wide & 26 feet 6 inch long. They are all Composed of white marble And are 5 feet 3 inch in width with two landings or quarter p[ace?]s in each story. The plan on which they are Constructed is that of Geometrical stairs having one end of each step secured in the wall & one edge resting on the step below. All ...