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|Article from The Reporter newspaper,
Washington Co., Pa., Mar. [after the 13th], 1815, page unknown:
[note - top cut off this Xerox Copy; Probably titled Legal Notice.
The name of the deceased was cut off]. ____ ?? Mary Morrison,
Administrator, Robert Henderson, Richard Johnson, Administrators, March
"Stray Heifer - Came to the plantation of the subscriber, living
in Fallowfield township, Washington county, in August l*** [last ?], a
[italics] Red and White Heifer [italics], with a large star in ___
forehead; no ear _p_ks; two or three years old this spring - entered on
said township books - The owner is asked to prove property, pay charges
and take her away. - Alexander McCracken, March 13th, 1815."
"NOTICE - Is given, to all persons that have any demands against
the estate of William Dunwoody, deceased, to bring them forward duly
authenticated for payment. And all those indebted to the estate, are
requested to make payments. - Aaron Baker, Adm'r. - March 13th,
"Land for Sale. - The Subscribers wish to sell that well known
tract of LAND whereon they now live, containing 2__ acres - This tract
is situate within one mile of Steubenville, and bounds on the river Ohio
- There are about sixty acres cleared and in good tenantable repair, a
good square log house and kitchen, with a cellar under the kitchen, and
other necessary buildings, a good apple & Peach orchard, and an
excellent spring of never standing water near to the buildings -
Possession may be had at the end of six months or immediately if
required. For terms apply on the land. - [caps] Richard Johnson, Thomas
Johnson. [caps] March [8 ?] th, 1815."
Article from The Washington Reporter newspaper,
Washington Co., Pa., July 3, 1815, page unknown:
"A List of Letters, remaining in the Post Office, in Washington,
Pa., June __, 1815.
[Note: caps added; the number after a name means that many pieces
of mail are there, ex. 5 means 5 letters are waiting for pick-up.
Remember that the spelling of names reflects how the sender addressed
Larson AXTEL 5
Simon ARNOLD 2
Thomas [ALLNON ? AFLONON ?]
Rev. John ANDERSON
J_e_ [Jien ?] [APPLENIAN ?] [APPLE_AN]
Wm. BULDON [BOLDON ?]
john [small j] BURKER
[Caty ?] [BOATS ? BOALS ?]
[Lijah ? L_jah ?] BEALL
[Anelard ? A_elard ?] BRADFORD esq
Daniel [G. ?] [OYEN ?? OY_EN ??]
Robert [OLL_STN ? OLL___N ?]
P and Q
Margaret CROW [CR_W]
Martha PARKISON [sic]
Asa QUIVAY ?
J_re ? Jare ? DAWSON
John [DEIHIN ?]
[Mikel ?] [D_LLEN? DOLLEN ?]
John DONALSON [NO second 'D']
Joseph RIDALL [?]
E [no names]
John SMITH 2
Charles [? S__OLTIRE ? SICOLTIRE ??]
Wm. B. [S_UL_ ? SAULI ??]
Geo. [SPEC_ ? SPECE ?]
Rev. Jos. SCROGGS
Lieut. John FEE
Robert M. THOMPSON
Rev. Andrew GWIN
Mary Ann GWIN
John G_Y [GAY ?]
Huge [sic] HALL
Adam HOFFMAN Esq.
Lucritea HAVRINGTON [or 'TEN']
Elender HASLETT [e.g. HAZLETT]
Wm. JOHSON [sic]
David [W__E ? W_NE ?] 2
Wm. WALLACE Esq.
Robert [WHATSON ? WH__SON ?]
Wm. [WANGLER ??] W__GLE ?]
Robert KENNCALAY [?]
[?? Knei_zar ??] KERR
Andrew [K_M__OV ???]
Margaret [?] KERR
W__ [might be Wm. ?] KERR
Y and Z
[Jane ?] [LINDY ??]
Jacob LANGLY ?
Alexr. LORIMER ?
Henry A. LAMPSEY [?]
Benjamin [LEAR ?] Esq.
M [also see right column]
M- [continued from left column]
James MORE [sic]
John MAY 2
Sally [MERCER ? M_RCER]
Alexr. M'KINLY ?
Thomas MERCHANT ? [MARCHANT ?]
Thomas MITCHELL 3
James [McC__E ?]
George M. ELVAIN
[Jean ?] MILLIGAN
Joseph M___EE [M'THEE ???]
[This ends with a strange line -] "The Worshipful
Master of the [Lodge ??]. - [caps] Hugh Wylie, P. M. [caps]"
Note: P.M. is Postmaster, Washington, PA
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