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Kenneth Rendell collection

 Collection — Folder: S2175
Identifier: S2175

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of two loan certificates. The later certificate (of 1874) is a loan of the City of Philadelphia, payable to E. Jessie Nippes of Philadelphia. This certificate for $100 was not reimbursable until January of 1898. Till then, interest of 6 "per centum" per annum was payable half-yearly. The certificate was recorded in The Farmers and Mechanics National Bank of Philadelphia. The earlier certificate (of 1853) for $500, payable to Randolph W. Evans, is a loan certificate of the Disttict of Richmond, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The certificate was to bear interest at 6 "per centum" per annum payable on the first days of January and July. The bottom and greater portion of the certificate consists of77 individual wanants of $15 each, payable by and punched for the Treasurer of the District of Richmond.


  • 1853, 1874

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

In 1853, the Board of Commissioners of the Disllict of Richmond, acting under provisions of a previous Act of Assembly of 1847, passed an Act to Incorporate the District of Richmond in the State of Pennsylvania. Under the authority of this ordinance, the district issued loan certificates payable to those buying such certificates.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed in 1998 by Philip N. Williams. EAD finding aid created 2018/06/07 by Lauren Patton.
Kenneth Rendell collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.