A Contribution to Western Pennsylvania Pharmacy

A History of the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy 1878-1958

Appendix V - Disjecta Membra

Document D


The Incorporation of the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy, 1878

To the Honorable Edwin H. Stowe, President Judge, F. H. Collier, and John H. Bailey, associate Law Judges of the Court of Common Pleas Number One, in and for the county of Allegheny, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:

The petition of B. L. Fahnestock, Jas. Kerr Jr., Fred H. Eggers, Perry M. M. Gleim, W. H. Brill, S. H. Stevens, Jos. Henderson, Chas. Schwarm, Henry Schmidt, Fred G. Seitz, F. R. Fleck, G. Eisenbeis, Wm. Schirmer, Jas. B. Cherry, D. C. Thompson, L. Emanuel, B. J. Stenger, Jno. T. McKennan, L. Brehm, Joseph Abel, Newton McClarran and A. J. Rankin respectively represents:

That they are all citizens of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, that they have associated themselves together for the purpose of cultivating, improving and disseminating the Knowledge of Pharmacy, and its collateral branches of science, and the giving instruction in the same by public lectures, and are desirous of obtaining a charter of incorporation under and in pursuance of an Act of the General Assembly of said Commonwealth entitled "An Act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations", approved the 27th day of April, A.D., 1874, whereby they may enjoy all the powers and privileges conferred by said Ad, and be subject to all the restrictions and limitations therein contained, and for that purpose, have adopted the following.

Charter

I. The name of the Corporation is the "Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy".

II. The purposes for which the Corporation is formed are cultivating, improving, and disseminating, the Knowledge of Pharmacy and its collateral branches of science, and the giving instruction in the same by public lectures.

III. The business of the Corporation shall be transacted in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

IV. The Corporation shall have perpetual existence.

V. The number of Directors of the Corporation shall be nineteen, and the names and residences of the Directors chosen for the first year are:

B. L. Fahnestock, Pittsburgh, Pa. L. Brehm, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Fred H. Eggers, Allegheny, Pa. Jas. Kerr Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.
W. H. Brill, Allegheny, Pa. Perry M. Gleim, Allegheny, Pa.
Jos. Henderson, Pittsburgh, Pa. S. H. Stevens, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Henry Schmidt, Pittsburgh, Pa. Chas. Schwarm, Pittsburgh, Pa.
F. R. Fleck, Allegheny, Pa. Fred G. Seitz, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Wm. Schirmer, Pittsburgh, Pa. G. Eisenbeis, Allegheny, Pa.
D. C. Thompson, Pittsburgh, Pa. Jas. B. Cherry, Pittsburgh, Pa.
B. J. Stenger, Pittsburgh, Pa. L. Emanuel, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Jno. T. McKennan, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Your petitioners further represent that notice of their intention to apply for said charter, has been inserted in the "Pittsburgh Evening Chronicle", and the "Pittsburgh Legal Journal", two newspapers of general circulation, printed in said County for three weeks, setting forth briefly the character and object of the Corporation, and the intention of your petitioners to make application therefor.

They therefore pray your Honor to peruse and examine said instrument, and if the same should be found to be proper in form, and within the purposes named in the first class specified in the second Section of said Act, and shall appear lawful and not injurious to the Community, that your Honor will be pleased to indorse these facts hereon, and order and decree hereon that the Charter is approved, and they will ever pray, etc.

B. L. Fahnestock Jos. Abel
D. C. Thompson Jas. B. Cherry
F. H. Eggers S. Henry Stevens
Wm. G. Schirmer Joseph Henderson
Perry M. Gleim N. McClarran
W. H. Brill L. Brehm
Alfred J. Rankin John T. McKennan
Jas. Kerr Jr. Fred G. Seitz
Chas. Schwarm Louis Emanuel
B. J. Stenger F. R. Fleck
Henry Schmidt G. Eisenbeis

State of Pennsylvania} SS.
County of Allegheny }

Before me, the Recorder of Deeds, in and for the county aforesaid, personally came Joseph Abel, Newton McClarran, and B. L. Fahnestock, who, in due form of law, acknowledged the foregoing instrument to be their act and deed, for the purposes therein specified.

Witness my hand and seal of office, the 21 day of September, A.D. 1878

R. J. Richardson, Recorder

State of Pennsylvania}
County of Allegheny } SS.

Personally appeared before me this 21St day of September, A.D. 1878, Joseph Abel, Newton McClarran, and B. L. Fahnestock, who being duly sworn according to law, depose and say that the statements contained in the foregoing instrument are true; and further more that a notice, of which the following is a copy, was published in the "Pittsburgh Evening Chronicle", and the "Pittsburgh Legal Journal", both newspapers of general circulation, printed in the county of Allegheny, and State of Pennsylvania, to wit

"Notice is hereby given that an application will be made on the 23rd day of September, 1878, at 10 o'clock, A.M., to the Court of Common Pleas No. I for the county of Allegheny, under Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, entitled, "An Act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations", for the charter of an intended corporation to be called the "Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy", the character and object of which, is the establishment of a college for the cultivation, improvement and dissemination of a Knowledge of Pharmacy and its collateral branches of science, and to giving instruction in the same by public lectures, and for these purposes to have, possess, and enjoy all the rights, benefits and privileges of said Act of Assembly".

Sworn and subscribed to before me this 21st day of September, A.D., 1878

Signed:
Joseph Abel
N. McClarran
B. L. Fahnestock
Edward J. Donnelly, Notary Public

And now to wit; September 23rd 1878, the foregoing Instrument, accompanied by proof of publication of notice of the application as required by law having been, presented to the undersigned, one of the law Judges of the Court of Common Pleas Number "One" of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, and the said Instrument having been perused and examined by me, and found to be in proper form and within the purposes named in the first class specified in the Second Section of the Act, entitled "An Act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations", and the same appearing lawful and not injurious to the Community, it is ordered and decreed that the said Instrument be approved as the Charter of the "Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy", and that upon the recording of the said Charter and this order as required by law, the subscribers thereto, and their associates shall thenceforth be a corporation by the name aforesaid, for the purposes and upon the terms therein stated.

Attest

B.F. Kennedy
Prothonotary
F.H. Collier, Assistant Judge of Common Pleas Number One of Allegheny County

State of Pennsylvania} SS.
County of Allegheny }

Recorded in the office for the Recording of Deeds etc. in and for said County, on the 23rd day of September A.D., 1878 in Charter, Book 8, Page 64, Witness my hand the seal of said office the day and year aforesaid.

R.J. Richardson, Recorder

June 14, 1904
No. 144 December Term, 1878

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In the Matter of the incorporation of the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy. See Record of Charter in Charter Book Vol. 8 Page 64.

Order Correcting omission in former Decree of Incorporation of The Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy.

Brown and Stewart.

IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS NO. ONE, OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PA.

In the Matter of the Incorporation

}No. 144 Dec. Term, 1878.
of the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy.}

Order Correcting Ommission in Former Decree of Incorporation, of the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy

And now, to-wit, June 11th, 1904, it appearing to the Court from the petition of the Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy, and the inspection of the record of the decree of incorporation of said College made on the 23rd day of September, 1878, in this case, that by inadvertence or accident, the words "and successors", were omitted from said decree as then made and entered, and the Court being satisfied that it was the intention that said words should have been used in said decree, and that the decree without said words, is not according to the intention and purpose of the Court in the making thereof at the time when the same was entered; now upon consideration of the premises, it is ordered and decreed that the Aforesaid order and decree of September 23rd, 1878, and the records thereof since made, and appearing upon the records of said County, be and the same are hereby now amended so that the words "and successors" be inserted in said decree immediately after the words "and their associates" and immediately before the words "shall thenceforth be a corporation", as and where said words appear in said decree: and this order or amendment shall take effect as of the date of said original decree, and the recording of this order in the office of the Recorder of Deeds and Mortgages of said County, is hereby authorized.

By the Court.

From the Record,
J.B. Hamilton
Prothonotary.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, } SS.
County of Allegheny. }

Recorded on this 14th day of June A.D., 1904 in the Recorder's Office of said County in Charter Book, Vol. 35 Page 338. Given under my hand and the Seal of the said office the day and year aforesaid.

J. D. O'Neil, Recorder