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Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co, Pa., Jan. 10, 1820, page unknown:

"List of Letters Remaining in the Post Office, at West Middletown, Pa. Dec. 31st, 1819 - [Caps added by transcriber.]

A

N

David T. ARCHER
James ALLISON esq.
Dr. David ADAMS
Benj. ANDERSON

[none]

B

O [none] 

David BINES
Arnald BARKER
Serah BROWN
William BUCHANON

[none

C

P

Walter CRAIG 2
Sam'l CASHADY 
Sam'l CASHADY
David CAROTHERS
Mary CUMMINGS

Nathaniel PAXTON
Nathaniel PATTERSON

D

Q

[none]

[none]

E

R

Rev. George ERWIN

John RITCHAN
RALSON

F

S

Charles FOSTER
John FLACK

William SCOTT
Margaret SPARKS
Arthur SCOTT 2
John SMYTH
John SERVICE 2
David SCOTT
William SMYTH 2
Gilbreath STEWART
George SHIELD
Jno. STEWART
Benjamin STEWART
Walliss SMYTH

Gerard SMITH

G

T

William GUINN
William GORDAN

John TEMPLETON
Mary TONNIS

H

Gilbreath HENDERSON
Mathew HENDERSON
Thomas HAGGARTY
Rowland HARRIS
Hugh or Hance HAMILTON

[none]

I and J - none

V - none

K

W

Andrew KENNEDY

Joseph WALKER esq.
William WEST
Samuel WHITE
Hugh WILLSON

L

[blank]

Hon Aaron LYLE
Mary LAIN
James LOVE 2
John LAUGHERY
Joseph LANE

[blank]

M - continued on right

M - continued from left

John M'CURDY
Thos. M'CARRALL
Thos. MOORE
Samuel M'CAHEN
Thos. M'KEEVER sr.
Elizabeth M'BURNEY
Charles M'ROBERTS
Samuel M'CLELLAND
Henry M'CRAY

William MOORE
Samuel M'CUNE
William M'MEEKIN 2
M'KENNAN 2
James MURRAY
Dr. Lecky MORRISON
Samuel M'CARTY
Robert MAXWELL

[signed] David Craig, P. M."

Note: P.M. is Postmaster, Washington, PA

 

Article from The Reporter newspaper, Washington Co, Pa., Jan. 10, 1820, page unknown:


"STRAYS - Came to the plantation of the subscribers, in Strabane township, about the 9th of December, [italics] two strays [italics] -- one a [caps] sorrell horse [caps], 3 years old past, shod before, a star in his forehead--the other is a mare [caps] colt [caps]. Entered on the township clerk's book. The owner or owners is desired to come prove property, pay charges and take them away. - [caps] John HAMILTON [CAPS]. Jan. 10th 1820."

[Summary] Another "stray" notice was cut off in Xeroxing.  Mr. John THOME put in the notice, dated Jan. 10th, 1820. 

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"Democratic meeting [caps added to surnames]- Agreeably to public notice a number of the democratic republicans of Washington county, met at the house of, Mr. John JOHNSTON, in the borough of Washington, on the 27th ult. for the purposes of taking into consideration the propriety of electing delegates to meet, in a general state convention to nominate a candidate for governor.
          The meeting was organized by calling gen. [sic] Andrew SUTTON to the chair and James GORDON, secretary - After which the following resolutions were adopted:
[each 'resolved' is in italics]
           Resolved, That it is expedient to nominate delegates to meet in general state convention for the purpose of nominating a governor.
Resolved, That a committee be appointed by this meeting for the purpose of calling the townships together, at their usual places of meeting, to elect delegates to meet in the borough of Washington, at some future day, (to be made known by the committee) for the purpose of nominating delegates to meet in general convention.
           Resolved, That the following persons be the committee, viz: Demus L. McFARLAND, Thomas M'CALL [McCAIL ?], esq., Dickerson ROBERTS, esq. gen. [sic] Andrew SUTTON and James GORDON.
          Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be signed by the chairman and attested by the secretary and published in the Reporter and Examiner [i. e. both were the local newspapers in Washington, Pa.]. - Andrew SUTTON, Chairman. Attest - James GORDON, Secretary."

 

 

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