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Allegheny Hist. Form. county publications Allegheny County (Pa.) Department of Public Works. Allegheny County Pennsylvania History of Formations & Subdivision. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Allegheny County (Pa.) Department of Public Works, 1920s?.

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Government References ESPLEN
Text Erected from a part of Chartiers Township by the Court of Quarter Sessions March 2nd, 1891, at No. 7 December Sessions 1890 -Miscellaneous Docket 9, page 426. (Petition, etc., recorded April 22nd, 1893, in Charter Book 20, page 8 Recorder's Office). Lot of Mary Moseley (Part of Chartiers Township) annexed by Ordinance, Plan, etc., filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions, March 27th, 1902, at No. 21 March Sessions, 1902 -Miscellaneous Docket 16, page 240. June 13th, 1902, Decree of Court Confirming annexation. Merged in the City of Pittsburgh by the Court of.Quarter Sessions November 8th, 1905, at No. 40 March Sessions 1905 -Miscellaneous Docket 17, page 358, and was made the original 40th Ward of said city, by Ordinance approved March 2nd, 1906, recorded in Ordinance Book 17, page 375, city Clerk's Office. Now part of the 20th Ward.

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Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Esplen Borough 1891 Creation yes Mar 3, 1891
View Annexation Esplen Borough Ordinance 75 yes Jun 13, 1902
View Dissolution Esplen Borough-Pittsburgh City 1906 Merger yes Jan 1, 1906