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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 1_, 1815.

"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, 1815."

"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 the letter.]

A

N

Larson AXTEL 5
Simon ARNOLD 2
Thomas [ALLNON ? AFLONON ?]
Mary ALLISON
Rev. John ANDERSON
Wm. ARTHUR
J_e_ [Jien ?] [APPLENIAN ?] [APPLE_AN]
Elizabeth ALLEN
Samuel ADAMS
George ASTON
Robert ANDREW

Robert NELSON

B

O

Jacob BIRD
Wm. BULDON [BOLDON ?]
Caty. BELL
Nathaniel BURT
john [small j] BURKER
Samuel BAKER
Elisha BARNES
Samuel BALL
[Caty ?] [BOATS ? BOALS ?]
Joseph BOOTHS
[Lijah ? L_jah ?] BEALL
Wm. BROWNLEE
John B_VRY
Jesse BENNET
[Anelard ? A_elard ?] BRADFORD esq
Margaret BARNS

Daniel [G. ?] [OYEN ?? OY_EN ??]
Robert [OLL_STN ? OLL___N ?]
James OGLEBEE

C

P  and  Q

Mathew CALLEWAY
Jacob CANTLEBARRY
Thomas CROWN
Wm. COVENTRY
Joseph CHILDERS
Marhew [CAL_RN
John CALLAHAN
Abraham COOK
John CHAMBELIN
Geo> CANNON
Michael CLATFETTER
Margaret CROW [CR_W]
David CLARK
James CLARK
John CONNELLS
Samuel COLWELL
Wm. CLOUSE
Mary [C_ON]
John CLARK
John CAUGHY

P
John PHILIPS
Geo. PARKER
John PAXTON
Capt. PHILIPS 
Martha PARKISON [sic]

 


Q
Asa QUIVAY ?

D

R

J_re ? Jare ? DAWSON
John [DEIHIN ?]
Ann DICKERSON
[Mikel ?] [D_LLEN? DOLLEN ?]
Daniel DARRAGH
John DONALSON [NO second 'D']
John DAUGHERTY
John DECAMP

Thos. REES
Wm. ROSBERRY
Joseph RIDALL [?]
Ann. ROSS
Mr. ROBERTS

E [no names]

S

[none]

Stephen SLANDERS
John SHARP
Polly STEVENSON
John SCOTT
Samuel SILLICKS
John STEWERT
John SMITH 2
Susana SMITH
Charles [? S__OLTIRE ? SICOLTIRE ??]
Bernhart SICKMAN
Wm. B. [S_UL_ ? SAULI ??]
Geo. [SPEC_ ? SPECE ?]
Rev. Jos. SCROGGS
John SHAW
Peter STARN
James SILBY
Samuel SANKEY
Barbara SUNNADECKER
Jacob SMITH
Isaac SHARP

F

T

Margaret FLEMING
Lieut. John FEE
Wm. FOLK
Geo. FEATHERBY
Creegliead FERGUSON
Thos. FERGUSON

Sarah THOMAS
Eli TOWN
Robert M. THOMPSON

G

U

Rev. Andrew GWIN
Mary Ann GWIN
John GILBRETH
Andrew GIFFIN
Thomas GEMMELL
Thomas GRAHAM
John GERDNER
Caty GARDNER
John G_Y [GAY ?]
James GARVIN
Arthur GRAHAM

[none]

H

H-continued

Deusilla HUSTON
John HARRIS
Huge [sic] HALL
Thomas HOPKINS
Jos. HENDERSON
Jonathan HAYAEN
Jacob HATHAWAY
Wm. HAIN 
Adam HOFFMAN Esq.
Lucritea HAVRINGTON [or 'TEN']

Stephen HILL
Peter HON_BERRY
Sarah HAWKINS
James HEMPHILL
Margaret HENDERSON
Elender HASLETT [e.g. HAZLETT]
Wm. HENECY
James HAVRINGTON
William[s?] HESTOR 

I

V

[none[

Andrew VANCEMAN
Henry VANKIRK

J

W

Wm. JOHSON [sic]
Thomas JOHNSON
Hugh JACKSON

Jane WILSON
Martin WILSON
James WALKER
David [W__E ? W_NE ?] 2
Wm. WALLACE Esq.
Robert [WHATSON ? WH__SON ?]
John WARDEN
Wm. [WANGLER ??] W__GLE ?]

K

X

Robert KENNCALAY [?]
[?? Knei_zar ??] KERR
Andrew [K_M__OV ???]
Margaret [?] KERR
W__ [might be Wm. ?] KERR

[none

L

Y and Z

Maj. LAWRENCE
[Jane ?] [LINDY ??]
Joseph LEATHERMAN
C_len LIN__Y
Jacob LANGLY ?
Edward LEWIS
Alexr. LORIMER ?
Henry A. LAMPSEY [?]
Joseph L__SHAW
John L__PLITE
Benjamin [LEAR ?] Esq.

[none

M [also see right column]

M- [continued from left column]

James MITCHELL
James MORE [sic]
John MAY 2
Sally [MERCER ? M_RCER]
Alexr. M'KINLY ?
Joshua MONROE
Joseph MILLER
Thomas MERCHANT ? [MARCHANT ?]
Thomas MITCHELL 3
Kenny MONTGOMERY
Grear M_ELVATH
James [McC__E ?]
Geo. MEADY

Henry MAXWELL
George M. ELVAIN
[Jean ?] MILLIGAN
Thomas MARSHALL
Curtis MERICK
Joseph M___EE [M'THEE ???]
Daniel M'NEAL
Caty MURPHY
Moses MORTON
Wm. M'LENAHEN
Jacob MILLER
Robert M'CLELLAND

[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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