Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 11

Papers Read Before the Lancaster County Historical Society Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...HIS COUNTRY NEEDED, BUT DEATH CLAIMED HIM. LANGDON CHEVES. Husband and Father. Kind and affectionate. True Friend Just and generous to all. With duty ever his great word of action. WISDOM OF JUDGMENT, INDOMITABLE WILL, UNFLAGGING ENERGY OF EXECUTION, AND PURITY OF PURPOSE WITHOUT BOLT, COMBINED TO MAKE THE PATRIOT, STATESMAN AND MODEL MAN. The executors of the will of Stephen Atkinson, 2nd, were Christian Ware and Tho-mas Halliday. They sold the mill, dam, etc., at public auction to Thomas Douglas, who bid 1,275 for the property, being the highest bidder. The deed is dated March 7, 1769; acknowledged, March 6, 1770; recorded, May 29, 1770. Book N. P. 175, the same property was mortgaged by Thomas Halliday to Christian Ware for 729. June 7, 1775, Boo-k N. P. 175, this property was sold at Sheriffs sale and sold to Jane Atkinson, widow of Stephen, for 1,005, she being the highest bidder. Sale recorded, May 1, 1795. Book T. P. 44, records the sale of this mill by Jane Atkinson, to Margaret, widow of Matthew Atkinson, for 150. Mill and lands adjoining lands of Jacob Landis, Ulrich Lowry and William Hughes, and east by Conestoga Creek. R. Minutes of the May Meeting. Lancaster, Pa., May 3, 1907. The Lancaster County Historical S0ciety held its usual monthly meeting to-night (Friday) at its rooms, in the A. Herr Smith Library building, President Steinman in the chair. The call to order was followed by a roll-call of the oflicers. The minutes of the April meeting having been printed in the usual Papers and Proceedings, and these being in the hands of all the members present, their reading was, on motion, dispensed with. The election of members being in order, the name of Mrs. John R. Kant!man was presented as having been...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884213
  • 9781236884213