DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY AND BY-LAWS OF THE DAWSON'S RUN OIL COMPANY, TOGETHER WITH AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO ENABLE JOINT TENANTS, TENANTS IN COMMON, AND ADJOINING OWNERS OF MINERAL LANDS IN THIS COMMONWEALTH, TO MANAGE AND DEVELOP THE SAME." [cover title]. Pennsylvania.

DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY AND BY-LAWS OF THE DAWSON'S RUN OIL COMPANY, TOGETHER WITH AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO ENABLE JOINT TENANTS, TENANTS IN COMMON, AND ADJOINING OWNERS OF MINERAL LANDS IN THIS COMMONWEALTH, TO MANAGE AND DEVELOP THE SAME." [cover title]

Philadelphia, (PA): Ringwalt & Brown, Steam-Power Book & Job Printers, 1865. First edition (?). 12mo. 16 pp. A printing of the by-laws and general description of the Dawson's Run Oil Co., Harmony Township, Venango County, in western Pennsylvania, organized under the act of 1854. The company owned a tract of 558 acres of oil and timber land on the west bank of the Allegheny River and on Dawson's Run, with room for some 250 wells, plus a mill for making staves barrel headings, and possessed a nine-year lease on an adjoining tract of 12 acres of flat land where there was room for an additional 15 or 20 wells. The company anticipated benefiting from the soon to be completed branch of the Philadelphia & Erie Rail Road to transport their products to eastern markets. Apparently unrecorded on OCLC. Text block loose and laid into the wrappers, but a very good copy. Original printed tan wrappers (a little soiled).(8901). Item #59944

Price: $600.00

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