Managing Committee, 1816-18
13 Willing's Alley (1793) Prime
Construction related to Old St. Mary's Church (see "references")
Tatman & Moss Bio Dictionary Phila. Architects page 170. A master builder and lumber merchant who became a member of The Carpenters' Company in 1783 and served as Warden in 1784. See Selected Bibliography in Tatman & Moss Bio Dictionary Phila. Architects. --------------------- City Directory - 1805 - James, carpenter, 207 S. 4th 1810 - James, carpenter, 207 S. 4th Mary, milliner, 207 S. 4th 1814 - James, 209 S. 4th 1820 - James, Jun., carpenter, 207 S. 4th --------------------- In member file: Information on Corkrin's work related to Old St. Mary's Church together with Minutes concerning his dispute over unpaid bills. He was a pew-holder in the church. -------------------- Managing Committee Minutes-1782-3-11,20 Thomas Nevell proposed James Corkrin; James Corkrin elected. Managing Committee Minutes-1819-17-37, 38 The case of James Corkrin's bond was postponed for 4 weeks, until his return from the country. The committee on the case of James Corkrin's bond were continued with instructions to have the same insured at the expense of the Company. Managing Committee Minutes-1821-18-39 In favor of Joseph Eberth $10.56 it being cash paid for renewing James Corkrin's policy of insurance. . . Managing Committee Minutes-1823-18-123, 130 Continuing insurance on James Corkrin's home. Order drawn in favor of James Corkrin for $25 being the balance agreed to loan him Managing Committee Minutes-1824-18-167, 168, 169 Phillip Justus was authorized to have the policy of insurance on James Corkrin's house in 4th st. renewed. Phillip Justus reports he had gotten the policy of insurance on James Corkrin's house renewed for which he paid $6. The committee to wait on the widow Corkrin report that she stands in need of assistance and that they have given her ten dollars present relief. An order drawn in favor of John O'Neill for $26; ten dollars present relief and sixteen dollars for a coffin for James Corkrin. Managing Committee Minutes-1828-18-301 The treasurer reports that he has effected an insurance on the Estate of James Corkrin to the amount of $800 the policy of the same is deposited in his hands. Managing Committee Minutes-1829-18-338 On motion resolved: that the Treasurer be directed to have the insurance renewed on James Corkrin's house. Managing Committee Minutes-1830-18-362, 367 A communication was received from Ann Corkrin requesting some assistance in supporting her mother. The committee in the case of James Corkrin's widow report her as being in a helpless state and recommend that she be placed on the list of infirm widows to receive $15 quarterly, which was on motion agreed to. $6.25 for renewing insurance on James Corkrin's property and searching at office. Managing Committee Minutes-1831-18-396 The committee on Corkrin petition report: that they have had an interview with the daughter of James Corkrin (dcd); having heard what they have to say have agreed to offer the following resolution: that the Carpenters' Company accept from the daughter of James Corkrin the sum of $600 in full of all demand they have against the estate - if paid in or before 1st day of June next ensuing.