Rand McNally & Co.'s Handy Guide to Philadelphia and Environs: Including Atlantic City and Cape May

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Rand McNally & Company, 1896 - Atlantic City (N.J.) - 187 pages
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Page 135 - As many poor white male orphans' between the ages of six and ten years, as the said income shall be adequate to maintain, shall be introduced into the college as soon as possible ; and from time to time as there may be vacancies, or as increased ability from income may warrant, others shall be introduced.
Page 52 - A great portent appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.
Page 70 - Issue Commercial and Travelers' Credits in Sterling, Available in any part of the world : in FRANCS, for use in Martinique and Guadaloupe, and in DOI.I-ARS, for use in this and adjacent countries.
Page 47 - The first acquisition of land by the city within the bounds of Fairmount Park was made in 1812, for the purpose of obtaining a supply of water free from impurities. This site was known in the earliest days as
Page 76 - ... near Tenth Street. It is a huge square stone building, resembling an old Tudor castle. The House of Refuge and House of Correction are great reformatories, in the suburbs, for the reformation of juvenile offenders and the punishment of persons guilty of minor offenses. IX. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS. Public Schools. The public schools of Philadelphia are under the control of a Board of Education appointed by the judges of the courts, and by Ward School Boards elected by the people. The schools...
Page 70 - Make Collections of Drafts drawn abroad on all points in the United States and Canada, and of Drafts drawn in the United States on Foreign Countries. TO TB AVELLEKS.
Page 97 - After passing through about two miles of broken water, we ran some wild-looking rapids, which are called the Lower Rapids, being the last on the river, which below is tranquil and smooth — a broad, magnificent stream. On a low broad point on the right bank of the river, at the lower end of these rapids, were pitched many tents of the emigrants, who were waiting here for their friends from above, or for boats and provisions which were expected from Vancouver. In our passage down the rapids, I had...
Page 28 - Eighth and Chestnut Street Trolley Cars pass the Hotel at the Rate of Three per Minute to all Parts of the City This hotel is centrally located, and in the very heart of the city, being but one square from the Postofflce, Strawbridge & Clothier's, Lit Brothers, and opposite Gimbel Brothers, and two squares from the historic Independence Hall.

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