1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Land speculation--Pennsylvania.

  1. John Nicholson family papers, 1786-1868

    800 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Financier, land speculator, and public official of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, diary fragments, business and financial records, and printed matter. The papers relate primarily to the Pennsylvania Land Company, the Asylum Company, and to Nicholson's other land holdings in Pennsylvania, the western territories, and Washington, D.C. Records of Nicholson's heirs relate to attempts to regain...