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Meason, Isaac, 1742-1818


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Isaac Meason, Iron Producer, Iron Industry Ledgers

Collection Number: A&M 3159

The ledgers highlight the business activities of iron furnaces and stores owned by Isaac Meason, a pioneer iron producer in Fayette County, Pennsylvania (arguably the first west of the Allegheny Mountains). The volumes include records of Union Furnace, Union Iron Works, Mt. Vernon Furnace, Centre Furnace, and a record of teamster work. A small portion of one volume includes a common pleas court docket for Fayette County, PA in the 1830s.

Dates: 1801-1822

Mark Kelly, Compiler, Iron Industry Research Manual for Western Pennsylvania

Collection Number: A&M 4498
Scope and Contents A research manual of 103 pages outlining available primary and secondary source material regarding the early iron business operations of Isaac Meason and J.D. Mathiot in western Pennsylvania (ca. 1790-1860). It includes biographical information, and identification of source materials and their location. There are also extensive photographs in color documenting the sites and facilities of the iron business. This collection also includes a copy of the journal "The Chronicle of the Early...
Dates: 2020-2021

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