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2 edition of Stephen Girard found in the catalog.

Stephen Girard

William Wirt Mills

Stephen Girard

sailor, master of commerce, philanthropist

by William Wirt Mills

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Published by Girard National Bank in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Girard, Stephen, 1750-1831.,
    • Bankers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Wm. Wirt Mills].
      SeriesKing"s booklets
      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsYA 20831
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL629700M
      LC Control Number96230792

      According to a book entitled, History of Brother Stephen Girard's Fraternal Connection with the R. W. Grand Lodge F&AM of Pennsylvania, Barratt and Sachse, New Era Printing Co. Lancaster Pa., that Captain Girard was an officer in the revolutionary army and not Stephen Girard. Aspects of the Will were discussed by William J. Duane, Girard's lawyer and confidant, before a Committee of the Pennsylvania legislature on Febru , and documented in Report of The Majority and Minority of the Select Committee, Relative to .

      About the Book “Jonathan Goldstein is our premier historian of the trade conducted between Philadelphia and China. His carefully researched new book casts needed light on the China trade of Stephen Girard, a key Philadelphia China trader, and an important figure in early United States business history. Stephen Girard is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Stephen Girard and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes Occupation: Factory Worker.

      Stephen Girard 4. Critical Thinking, Illness and Disease, Medicine, Primary Sources Ma Ma The Yellow Fever Outbreak of Nine Observations and Lessons Journal of the American Revolution also produces annual hardcover volumes, a branded book series, and the podcast, Dispatches. Latest Posts. The will of the late Stephen Girard, Esq.: procured from the office for the probate Title vignette. P. Biographical sketch of Stephen Girard. P. Addenda of important and interesting facts in relation to the Girard College derived from official documents.


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It will 5/5(3). STEPHEN GIRARD passed away in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The obituary was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer on October 4, Stephen GirardStephen Edward Girard of Milford, loving father and Papa, passed away on Octoat the age of 66 surrounded by loved was born on Novem in Quincy, MA.

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Stephen Girard was a French-born, Philadelphia-based merchant, banker, land speculator and philanthropist who became one of the richest Americans of all time.

The leading business titan of his day, he personally saved the US government from financial collapse during the War of As of now, the Chromebook Loaner Program is finished here at Stephen Girard Elementary School. Below are the times and places to pick up a Chromebook.

Parent Contact Form. Student Login. Steppers and Instructions (PDF) When signing into Google Classroom for the first time, your student may be asked for an email address. One of the pullmans in the series cars was named "Stephen Girard" and collectors starting back in the fifties simply dubbed the color Stephen Girard Green.

Lionel never called it this and never referred to any set as the "Stephen Girard set" - it's just a term early tinplate collectors assigned to this color to separate it from the many. Stephen Simpson (J – Aug ) was born in Philadelphia, the son of George Simpson, a prominent Philadelphia banker.

During the War of he fought in the Battle of New Orleans under General Andrew h his father's connections Stephen became a cashier at the First Bank of the United States where he soon resigned and went to work at Stephen Girard's : JPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

The money made by Girard during these years, tocame from his bank, and seems to have been largely invested in real estate. Sincethere were forty-one purchases: farms in Passyunk and Moyamensing, houses and lots on Chestnut, Spruce, Water and Front Streets, Third, Fifth and Eleventh Streets at a cost of $, Removing "Poor Little Stephen Girard" from the Mark Twain Canon.

The basis for the speech was drawn from Richard Brodhead Westbrook's book Girard's Will and Girard College Theology () which Mark Twain owned and marked up with marginalia.

The current location of Westbrook's book from Mark Twain's library is unknown. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herrick, Cheesman A. (Cheesman Abiah), Stephen Girard founder. Philadelphia: Girard College. (Stephen Girard, French by birth, was well known to the French.) That is pure conjecture, and to mention Edward Stevens is not to substitute him for Stephen Girard in a fantastical story of theft.

Great wealth begets fantasies and greed – in others, not necessarily the possessor of the wealth. Stephen GirardFile Size: 76KB.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Herrick, Cheesman Abiah, Stephen Girard, founder.

Philadelphia, Girard college, (OCoLC)  An image of Stephen Girard (apparently) taking a sick person to Bush Hill in his own carriage. Twenty thousand citizens including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and other members of the federal government fled the US capital to the countryside.