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  • 1-5      George Seville Kirk Article for English Almanac about Washington C.1890

  •          Birth announcements Mr. and Mrs. G.S. Kirk

  • 7          Development of Our Iron Resources May 29, 1890

  • 8-9      Furnaces and Mills

  • 10        Northwest Wealth –Coal –Fruit –Halibut –Land value –Indian reservation sizes

  • 11        Northwest Wealth –Banking –Railroads –Ocean Shipping

  • 12        NP Railroad Accident

  • 12        Iron Metropolis Forbes Lake

  • 12        George Kirk Arrived in Kirkland Sept 1890

  • 13        Kirkland Area Building Progress for the Mill Mention of Houghton

  • 14        N.S. Anderson early settler from Nebraska in 1876

  • 14        Baptist University to be erected in Kirkland 125 Acres donated by Early Settlers

  • 15        Work on Steel Plant Construction

  • 15-16   S. Foster French & Early History of settlers

  • 16        Kirkland Plat filed

  • 17        J.W. Demott History

  • 17        Mr. Beard’s new building

  • 18        Kirkland’s Big Mill Lumber Plant

  • 18        Kirkland’s University Baptist Institution to cost about $250,000

  • 19        Revision Court mention of G.S. Kirk and John Higginbottom

  • 19        Chapel-en-le-Frith Ironworks Sale

  • 19        Chapel-en-le-Frith Water Works Co annual meeting

  • 20        Chapel-en-le-Frith In Troublous Times –Tacoma Hustled Possible Steel Mill

  • 21        Washington Lake Fleet –Steamer Mary Kraft Kirkland to Madison

  • 21        Steamers on Lake Washington –Kirkland –Mary Kraft –Edith E -May Queen Etc

  • 22        L.S.J. Hunt Interview Regarding Possible Navy Yard on Lake Washington

  • 22        Canal Commission to Connect Lake Washington to Puget Sound

  • 22        Ray Pettibone Shots 360 LB Bear

  • 23        Kirkland Postmaster E.M. Church History

  • 23        Plat filed by Ed and Carrie Blewett for 36.94 Acres and 320 Lots to be sold

  • 24        Commission hears about NW Resources for Big Gun Plant –Steel –Coal –Lime

  • 24        Improved Kirkland Mail Service by Steamer to Madison to Replace Railroad

  • 24        Mr. Church Declines legislature nomination

  • 25        J.S. Sailee Juanita Resident History –Candidate 43rd District

  • 25-26   Stories of Old Settlers –Andrew Nelson –First Owner of Kirkland Land

  • 27        First Republican Rally in Kirkland –Judge Miller –W.C. Rutter -J.S Salee –Collins

  • 27        Kirkland Steel Works Being Rapidly Pushed

  • 28        Bear Attacks Hog Belonging to Walter Walker –Powell –Newcastle Road

  • 28        Steamer City of Latona Juanita / Kirkland to Seattle

  • 28        Houghton Maple Tree Stem Planted

  • 28        Wild Game at West Seattle Hunted -3 Deer in 4 Days -3 Bear in 1 Week

  • 28        Kirkland Folk –Peter Kirk –E.M. Church –J.W. DeMott –C.J Blumenthal

  • 29-30   39th Anniversary of the Founding of Seattle –How Settlers Came

  • 30        Lumber Industry 1889 output from Puget Sound Mills

  • 31        Record of Weather Years 1877-1890 News January 1 1891

  • 32        Seattle Post office Stats for 1890

  • 32        Great Year for Hops 38,000 Bales 1890

  • 33        Seattle Mayor Harry White Returns $6 Donation to Boston Mayor for Seattle Fire

  • 34        J.W. Demott Brings Strawberries to Post Inteligencer from Kirkland Farm

  • 34        Plat Filed by Horace and Nannie Hall for Russell Algers Addition to Kirkland 10 Acres

  • 34        Wildcat Fraud unauthorized use of General Alger’s Name on Plat for Worthless Land Sales

  • 34        Unblushing Fraud on Land Sales

  • 35        Counsel James McNaught of Northern Pacific RR to Built Lines for Steel Mill

  • 36        Arthur Denny Praised and Mention of His Holdings on Snoqualmie Iron Deposits

  • 36        General Alger’s Investments in Kirkland Iron and Steel Works

  • 37        Chapel-en-le-Frith Restoration of Church June 26th 1890

  • 38        Articles of the Belt Line RR Filed to Support the Steel Mill –Eastern Money Investment

  • 38        Kirkland Brick Company filed for Incorporation

  • 38        No Longer any Financial Reasons why the Steel Mill would not be built

  • 39        Articles of Incorporation filed for the Belt Line Company –RR –Motor Lines –light & Power

  • 39        Articles of Incorporation for Kirkland Investment Company

  • 39        E.M. Church appointed Postmaster of Kirkland

  • 39        Kirkland Land and Improvement Company to Offer Property for Sale

  • 39        Engineer S.W. Hayes of NP RR moves from Newcastle to Kirkland  to Clear Land for RR

  • 40        The New City of Iron –Activity and Bright Prospects of Kirkland –Interview Peter Kirk

  • 40        Purchase of Fraser and Sparkman Claims by Edward Blewett for $80,000

  • 40        Plat filed for Riedinger’s first addition to Kirkland 40 Lots

  • 41        Chief Seattle Lonely Grave Now Marked by Monument –History of Chief Seattle

  • 42        On Top of Rainier Climbed by Oscar Brown and Thomas Kennedy –Rope Found on top

  • 43        James Clarkson Post Office Rep Interview Concerning Service in the West

  • 44-49   Early Explorers Accounts -Messrs and S.C. Gilman (Page 56 is Front Page?)

  • 50-51   New City of Seattle Rising from the Great Fire –The Work of Rehabilitation

  • 52        Washington State Wealth Property Assessments 1874-1890  –School Fund Amounts

  • 53        Population of States 1880 and 1890

  • 53        Seattle Population

  • 53        Sales of Seattle Realty 1890

  • 54        The Kirkland Iron Works

  • 54        Seattle Street Railways Cable and Electic Cars Miles of Track In Operation January 1 1891

  • 55        Jobbing Business Amounts to 31 Million Dollars Increase of 11 Million

  • 55        Seattle Total Employed 4200

  • 55        Kirkland Town of Brick Business Blocks 150 New Buildings –Seattle Belt Line 2/3 Built

  • 55        Kirkland Buildings Owners Location and Value C.1890 Full Column Report

  • 56        Winter Explorations Olympics Gilman and Son (Part of Page 44-49?)

  • 57        Kirkland Iron and Steel Mill Importance to Area 1890

  • 57        F.W. Dunn of SLS&E RR look for Bunker Location Unloading of Iron in Kirkland