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November 3, 1748 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, November 3. 1748. Run away from Obadiah Bonsall, of Birmingham township, Chester county, an Irish servant man, named John Costeloe, a shoemaker by trade, about 23 years of age, of middle size, is slim, has large eyes, and pretty much of the brogue on his tongue: Had on when he went away, a light coloured coat, with brass buttons, a black callimancoe jacket, without sleeves, greesy buckskin breeches, light colouryarn stockings, old pumps, and large new felt hat. Whoever takes up said servant, and secures him, so as he may be had again, shall have Three Pounds reward, and reasonable charges, paid by OBADIAH BONSALL.
April 9, 1752 The Pennsylvania Gazette Run away the 5th instant, from Abraham Bonsall of Darby, Chester county, a servant man, named Thomas Dunn, of middle stature, about 23 years of age, has a hearty look, and black complexion: Had on when he went away, a brown duroy coat, a blue jacket, black leather breeches, a broad brimmcastor hat, a reddish worsted cap, and a linnen one under it, coarse white linnen shirt, light grey worsted stockings, calf skin pumps, with copper buckles. Any person that will take up the said servant, and secure him, so that his master may have him again, shall have Forty Shillings reward, and reasonable charges, paid by ABRAHAM BONSALL.
July 26, 1753 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, July 26, 1753. RUN away on the 19th inst. from the subscriber, living in Kingsess, an Irish servant man, named John Dolin, has black curled short hair, of a swarthy complexion, has an old look, supposed to be about 30 years of age: Took with him, a beaver hat, half worn, made pretty stiff, a dark colourcamblet coat, with booted cuffs, full trimm, ozenbrigs shirt and trowsers, light grey worsted stockings, and strong shoes, with brass buckles; he has two ozenbrigs shirts, and a pair of trowsers, besides what he had on. Whoever takes up and secures said servant, so that his master may have him again, shall have Forty Shillings reward, and reasonable charges, paid by JAMES BONSALL. N.B. he was a servant formerly to one William Cheeseman, in the Jerseys, and knows the country well.
August 23, 1753 The Pennsylvania Gazette Lancaster, August 17, 1753. This day was committed to the goal of this county, Two runaway servants, viz. John Dolin from James Bonsall, in Kingsess; the other a convict servant from Maryland, whose beard is white with old age, his name unknown, but he belongs either to Robert Allison, in Charles Town, or to Thomas Archer, in Baltimore. These are to desire their master to come and pay the costs, and take them out, otherwise they will be sold for their costs. John Clark, Goaler.
December 27, 1753 The Pennsylvania Gazette LIST OF LETTERS at the Post Office, in Third street, Philadelphia (not before advertised.) Joseph Bonsall, Darby.
July 25, 1754 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, July 20, 1754. RUN away, on the 14th of this instant, from the subscriber, living in Kingsess township, Philadelphia county, an Irish servant man, named John Dolin, but perhaps he may change his name; has an old look, supposed to be about 30 years of age, about 5 feet and a half high, and has black curlhair: had on, and took with him, when he went away, a half worn felt hat, an old camblet coat, of a darkish colour, full trimm, and likewise a bearskin coat, of a dark colour, two shirts, a new white one, the other old check, a double breasted red jacket, ozenbrigs trowsers, and leather breeches, and half worn shoes, with steel buckles in them. Whoever takes up and secures the said servant, so that his master may have him again, shall have Thirty Shillings reward, and reasonable charges, paid by JAMES BONSALL. N.B. He had a case hardenlock on his right leg, when he went away.
September 18, 1755 The Pennsylvania Gazette Darby, August 25, 1755. WHEREAS Joseph Snodgrass, late of the county of Chester, hath absconded from the usual place of his abode, not having paid his just debts, and his goods and effects having been attached at the suit of Richard Hall; these are therefore to desire all persons who have any just demands against the said Joseph Snodgrass, to appear with their accounts proved at the house of John Pearson in Darby, at the sign of the Mariner Compass, on the 29th Day of September next, at eleven a clock in the forenoon; at which time and place attendance will be given for that purpose. JOSEPH BONSALL.
May 11, 1758 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be SOLD by the SUBSCRIBER, A Small Plantation, in Upper Darby, containing about fifty Acres of good Land, all well fenced; thirty Acres Upland, cleared and in good Heart, and about five Acres of Meadow Ground cleared; the remainder Woodland, well timbered, and the most of it Meadow Ground, and a pretty Stream of Water running though the Middle of the same, which is in or about the Middle of the Tract; and a Man in one Day would make a Sam sufficient to water almost all the Meadow Ground. There is also a Log House upon the said Land, and a small Orchard. The Title is indisputable. Also, to be sold by the said Subscriber, a complete Sett of Stamps, for stamping Linen, Cotton, &c. in most, if not all Sorts of Figures; together with a large Copperplate or Pan, and other Implements to the Stamping Trade belonging. Any Person inclining to buy either the Land or Stamps, or both, may apply to JOSEPH BONSALL, living in the Town of Darby.
June 22, 1758 The Pennsylvania Gazette Kingsess, June 20, 1758. FIVE POUND Reward. YESTERDAY Evening, between the Hours of Six and Eight, the Desk of the Subscriber was broke open, and robbed of upwards of Fifty Pounds in Cash, viz. One Four Pistole Piece, One Two Pistole Piece, Two One Pistole Pieces, upwards of Forty Dollars, One English Crown, and about Twenty five Pounds in Paper most of it large. Whoever apprehends the Thief, and secures him, so that he may be brought to Justice, shall have FIVE POUNDS Reward, and reasonable Charges, paid by BENJAMIN BONSALL.
July 13, 1758 The Pennsylvania Gazette Kingsess, July 12, 1758. FIVE POUNDS Reward. ON the Nineteenth of June last, between the Hours of Six and Eight in the Evening, the Desk of me the Subscriber was broke open, and robbed of upwards of Fifty Pounds in Cash, viz. One Four Pistole Piece, One Two Pistole Piece, Two One Pistole Pieces, upwards of Forty Dollars, One English Crown, and about Twenty five Pounds in Paper, most of it large. Whoever apprehends the Thief, and secures him, so that he may be brought to Justice, shall have Five Pounds Reward, and reasonable Charges, paid by BENJAMIN BONSALL. The Robbery is supposed to have been committed by one William Godden, aged about Nineteen, about five Feet five or six Inches high, of a darkish Complexion, has a Scar on his Forehead, a down Look, and is very talkative: Had with him a good Broadcloth Coat, of a Claret Colour, full trimmed, and a brown Jacket of home made Cloth, lined with red, but it is probable he will change his Clothes.
December 21, 1758 The Pennsylvania Gazette NOTICE is hereby given, that the POST OFFICE is removed to Mr. DUNLAPDwelling for the Winter Season, where constant Attendance is given at all seasonable Hours: Letters not called for on the respective Post Days, will be carefully sent to Gentlemens Houses, every Monday, by a Two old Penny Post, engaged for that Purpose. LIST of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office, in Philadelphia. ... Joseph BONSELL, Darby; ..
August 9, 1759 The Pennsylvania Gazette LIST of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office, in Philadelphia. ...Joseph BONSELL, Darby; ...
November 1, 1759 The Pennsylvania Gazette LEFT some Time last Spring, by the Stage Boat, at the House of Samuel Bonsall, on Crooked Billet Wharff, a Mohogany Box, without Mark or Direction. The Owner is desired to prove his property, pay Charges, and take it away. SAMUEL BONSALL.
January 10, 1760 The Pennsylvania Gazette Came to the Obtained of Benjamin Bonsall, in Upper Darby, Chester County, a black Horse, having neither Brand nor Ear mark. The Owner is desired to come and prove his property, pay Charges, and take him away. WILLIAM WOOD.
July 31, 1760 The Pennsylvania Gazette LIST OF LETTERS remaining in the POST OFFICE in Philadelphia. ... Joseph Bonsell, Darby; ...
March 12, 1761 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be SOLD, A SMALL, but valuable Parcel of Land, containing about 40 Acres, Situate in Springfield Township, Chester County, lying on the Great Road leading from Chester to Springfield Meeting house, and about one Mile from the said House; about one Half of it cleared, the other well timbered. It lies in a very pretty Figure, being about 158 Perches long, and 43 Perches wide, very suitable for a Tradesman. Any Person inclining to purchase the same, may apply to Edward Bonsall, at Jacob Shoemaker, Shopkeeper in Philadelphia, or to Joseph Bonsall, in Darby, and know the Terms of Sale.
September 3, 1761 The Pennsylvania Gazette LIST of LETTERS remaining in the POST OFFICE, in Philadelphia. Joseph BONSELL, ... all in Chester County; ...
July 29, 1762 The Pennsylvania Gazette Wilmington NEW STAGE BOAT. WHEREAS some Person or Persons have made themselves busy to acquaint People, that we have kept no regular Stage, which obliges us to inform the Public, that we still continue as formerly, to leave Wilmington for Philadelphia on Fourth day which is called Wednesday, and return from Philadelphia on Seventh day or Saturday. Any Person inclining to favour us with Goods, or their Passage, may depend on civil Usage, and no Disappointment. Goods and Letters will be received by Thomas Dowdel, at his Store and Wharff, in Wilmington; and by Samuel Bonsall, at the Sign of the Stage boat, on the Crooked Billet Wharff, in Philadelphia. THOMAS DOWDLE, and THOMAS LITTLE. N.B. Peter JacquetStage waggon attends at Christine Ferry as formerly.
August 5, 1762 The Pennsylvania Gazette Schuylkill Point MEADOWS. WHEREAS the late Tax of Ten Shillings, including the Deposit of Two Shillings per Acre, has been found insufficient for making up the public Dams and Sluices, and raising Stone Walls, for better securing the same; therefore we the Managers, duly chosen, do Order the further Tax of Twenty Shillings per Acre for every Acre, subject thereto in said Tract, to be paid to the Treasurer, Joseph Galloway, Esq; on or before the 21st Day of this Month, and each Possessor is desired to take Notice, that the same will be required under the Penalties of the Law whereby they are impowered to act. JONATHAN PASCHALL, HENRY ELVES, BENJAMIN BONSEL, JOSEPH PENROSE, DANIEL ROBERDEAU. N.B. Those who have not paid the first Tax, are desired forthwith to do it. August 5, 1762.
March 31, 1763 The Pennsylvania Gazette NOTICE is hereby given. THAT a Stage Shallop, well accommodated for Passengers, will ply from New Castle to Philadelphia till the Navigation is stopped in Winter, beginning on Wednesday, the 30th of March, at which Time she will leave New Castle for Philadelphia, and on the Monday following will leave Philadelphia, so as to reach New Castle on Tuesday, where there will be a Stage Waggon ready to set out on Wednesday Morning, to proceed to Chester Town, in Maryland, about 48 Miles, and from thence to Rock hall in Saturday, about 12 Miles, where there is a Stage Shallop, well accommodated for Passengers, will sail to Annapolis, about 20 Miles; on which Day the Waggon will return back to Chester Town, and set out from thence the Monday following for New Castle, so as to be there on Tuesday Evening. N.B. Attendance will be given on said Days at Samuel Bonsall, at the Sign of the Sloop, on Crooked Billet Wharff, where said Boat will constantly lie.
December 8, 1763 The Pennsylvania Gazette CAME to the Plantation of the Subscriber, living in Kingsess, about six Months ago, a Year old Heifer, of a brindle Colour, and has been advertised before. The Owner is again desired to come, prove his Property, pay Charges, and take her away. BENJAMIN BONSALL.
January 19, 1764 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be LETT, and entered on the 25th of March next, A Plantation, in Kingsess, now in the Possession of John Smith, adjoining the Lands of John Hunt, and Benjamin Bonsall, containing upwards of 300 Acres, near one Half good Marsh Meadow, well improved, and within good Banks, between 40 and 50 Acres of the Upland as good as the Meadow, and the Remainder of the Upland good pasturing for Horses, or Sheep, with the conveniency of Fencing and Fire wood. For Terms apply to the Subscriber, living at the upper End of Market street, Philadelphia. WILLIAM JONES.
March 8, 1764 The Pennsylvania Gazette TO be sold at public Vendue, on the 24th Day of this inst. March, the Sale to begin at 2 o'Clock in the Afternoon, at the House of Hannah Wood, in the Town of Darby, Chester County, several Lots of Land, lying in the Town aforesaid, belonging to the Estate of Joseph Bonsall, deceased. the Terms of sale will be made known on the Day aforesaid, at the Place aforesaid by DAVID GIBSON, and ISAAC PEARSON, Executors. All Persons indebted to the Estate of the said Joseph Bonsall, deceased, are desired to make speedy Payment; and all those who have any Demands against the said Estate, are requested to make the same known to his said Executors, in order to have them adjusted.
March 22, 1764 The Pennsylvania Gazette NOTICE is hereby give, THAT a STAGE SHALLOP, well accommodated for Passengers, will ply from New Castle to Philadelphia, till the Navigation is stopped in Winter, on Friday every Week; and on the Wednesday following will leave Philadelphia, so as to reach New Castle on Thursday, where there will be a Stage waggon ready to set out on Friday Morning, to proceed to Chester town, in Maryland, about 48 Miles, and from thence to Rockhall on Monday, about 12 mIles, where there is a Stage Shallop, well accommodated for Passengers, which will sail to Annapolis, on Monday, about 20 Miles; on which Day the Waggon will return back to Chester town, and set out from thence the Wednesday following for New Castle, so as to be there on Thursday Evening. The Freight to New Castle to be paid when taken on board, and the Waggonage from thence to be paid before the Goods are delivered to the Owners, and the Passengers to pay their Fare before they take their Seats. On the Return of the Rock hall Boat from Anapolis on Tuesday, a Chair and Horses, or Saddle Horses will be always ready for any Passengers to go to Chester town to the Waggon. N.B. Attendance will be given on said Days, at Samuel Bonsall, at the Sign of the Sloop, on Crooked Billet Wharff, where said Boat will constantly lie. The Waggon will set out from Chester town for New Castle, on Wednesday the 14th of March.
September 6, 1764 The Pennsylvania Gazette Strayed away from the Subscriber, living in Darby Township, Chester County, about the Middle of May last, three Cattle, one a red Cow, about 10 years old, thought to have a Crop in the near Ear; and two yearling Heifers, the one a Bright, and the other a pale red, no Ear marks. Whoever takes up and secures them, so that the Owner may have them again, shall have Fifteen Shillings Reward, and reasonable Charges, paid by JOSHUA BONSALL. N.B. The Cow was brought from Nottingham last Summer.
April 25, 1765 The Pennsylvania Gazette Chester, April 22, 1765. BY Virtue of a Writ to me directed, will be exposed to Sale, by public Vendue, on the Premises, on Saturday, the Fourth of May next, a certain Messuage, Plantation and Tract of Land, situate in Springfield Township, Chester County, bounded on the Eastward by the Road leading from Springfield to Chester, Southward by Lands of Benanuel Lownes, Westward by Crumb Creek, and Northward by Lands of William Fell and Thomas Shoemaker, containing 159 Acres, more or less, with a large commodious Brick Dwelling house and Kitchen, a large frame Barn with Stable, 8 Acres of Meadow, and more may be made; the cleared Land good for Wheat and other Grain, the rest well timbered and watered; late the Property of Nathan Bonsall, taken in Execution, and to be sold by PHILIP FORD, Sheriff.
June 6, 1765 The Pennsylvania Gazette RUN away, the 26th of May last, from the Subscriber, living in Philadelphia, an Apprentice, named Claudius Taylor, a native of Ireland, about 23 Years of age, 5 Feet 5 or 6 Inches high, round visaged, Pock marked, and marked on his Left hand, by his Thumb, with Powder C T, brown Hair; had on, when he went away, a blue Saggathy Coat, brown Cloth Jacket, black knit Breeches, new Castor Hat, and new Pumps, with Steel Buckles; it s very likely he may endeavour to get Work at the Carpenter Trade, he says he served some Time to it in Ireland; he is fond of Liquor, very talkative, and given much to Swearing. Whoever takes up and secures said Apprentice, so that his Master may have him again, shall have Three Pounds Reward, and all reasonable Charges, paid by EDWARD BONSALL.
July 31, 1766 The Pennsylvania Gazette Kingsess, in Philadelphia County, July 28, 1766. WHEREAS Hannah, the Wife of me the Subscriber, hath, for a considerable Time past, refused to live with me, and I being apprehensive that she may run me in Debt, do take this Method toforewarn all Persons from trusting her on my Account, as I will pay no Debts of her contracting from the Date hereof. NATHAN BONSALL.
September 8, 1768 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be SOLD by public vendue, on Wednesday, the 14th instant, at 1 o, at the house of JAMES LOWNES, Tanner, the upper end of Front street, in the Northern Liberties, ALL his STOCK, consisting of soal leather, upper and calf skins; also a quantity of hides in the Vatts, not tanned, which will be sold as they are, allowing bark enough to tan them; likewise two stacks of bark, and all the tools belonging to the tanning and currying business; a cow, horse, saddle and bridle, hay, cart, slay and geers; together with all his houshold and kitchen furniture, viz. feather beds, desk, looking glass, tables, leather bottom chairs, &c. &c. &c. At the same time and place will be sold, a likely young Negroe man, who understands tanning and country business. The conditions will be made known at the time of sale. All persons indebted to JAMES LOWNES, of the Northern Liberties, tanner, by bond, bill, note,or book accompts, are requested immediately to make payment to the subscribers, to whom he has conveyed all his estate, both real and personal, in trust and for the use of all his creditors, who are also desired to bring in their several demands against said Lownes, in order that a dividend may be made of whatsoever monies may come to the hands of BENJAMIN BONSALL, RICHARD HUMPHREYS, EMANUEL EYRES, GEORGE YOUNG, and ISAAC SNOWDON, Assignees. N.B. The house and tanyard to be lett by SUSANNAH COATES, EMANUEL EYRES, or ISAAC SNOWON.
October 6, 1768 The Pennsylvania Gazette PHILADELPHIA, October 6. Chester County. Representatives, Nathaniel Pennock, John Jacobs, George Ashbridge, Charles Humphreys, John Sellers, Isaac Pearson, John Minshall, John Crosby, Sheriffs, John Morton, Jesse Maris. Coroners, Joseph Gibbons, John Trapnall. Commissioner, John Webster. Assessors, Jesse Bonsall, John Fleming, Michael Cypher, Joshua Evans, Thomas Taylor, Levis Pennock.
October 20, 1768 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, October 7, 1768. WILL be sold by public vendue, on the premises, at one oin the afternoon, on Friday, the 28th instant, sundry lots of ground, part in Moyamensing, and part in Passyunk township, late the estate the James Lownes, situated near the Five Mile Road, and Robert Smithnew house, viz. No. 1. 5 acres and 62 perches of very good ground, either for gardening or grass, with a new two story frame house, not quite finished, a large new barn, a good bearing orchard, asparagus bed, &c. and acres of good meadow, nearly adjoining the said lot, which has a good never failing spring of water. No. 2. 89 perches of as good ground for producing early garden truck as any near the city, without exception, with an old frame house, a large and good asparagus bed, some large English cherry trees, several young peach and pear trees. No. 3. 4 acres and 7 perches of land, adjoining the first mentioned lot. No. 4. 6 acres and 11 perches of land, adjoining the last mentioned lot, with the privilege of a lane to accommodate the above mentioned lands. No. 5. about 5 acres on Greenwich island, of well improved meadow ground, in good grass, lying nearly opposite to the middle of League Island, bounded on the south by the river Delaware, on the east by Hugh Forbesmeadow, on the north by a meadow of Jonathan Shoemaker, and on the west by a 40 feet road, leading out of the London Company road into the river Delaware, to accommodate this meadow, and others. A plan of the whole may be seen at the London Coffee House, and at George Youngin Moyamensing. For further particulars, enquire of Isaac Snowden, Benjamin Bonsall, manuel Eyre, Richard Humphries, and George Young, assignees of said Lownes, who has a young Negroe man to dispose of, that understands the tanning and farming business, and can speak the Dutch language, a quantity of rye, and an apple mill, to be sold at the vendue, where attendance will be given by the said assignees, and the conditions of sale made known. N.B. All those that are indebted to said Lownes, are desired to make speedy payment; and those who have any demands against the said estate, are desired to bring in their accounts to the said assignees.
January 19, 1769 The Pennsylvania Gazette ALL persons indebted to the estate of JOHN RUDOLPH, late of Darby, Grazier, deceased, by bond, bill or book debt, are desired to pay the same to the subscribers, and those that have any demands against the said estate, to bring them in, that they may adjusted, by MARY RUDULPH, Administratrix. JESSE BONSALL, Administrator.
June 8, 1769 The Pennsylvania Gazette TO be sold by public vendue, on Friday, the 16th instant June, on the premises, at 2 oin the afternoon, a plantation, containing about 22 acres, late the estate of JAMES LOWNES, part inPassyunk, and part in Moyamensing townships, situate near Robert Smithplace, on the 5 mile road; there are on the premises, a large new framed house, a new barn, and an old dwelling house, a good bearing orchard, about 5 acres of meadow, and a good spring of water; a great part of the upland is well adapted for gardening. Part of the purchase money may lie on interest. For further particulars enquire of ISAAC SNOWDEN, EMANUEL EYRES, BENJAMIN BONSALL, GEORGE YOUNG, or RICHARD HUMPHREYS, assignees of said LOWNES.
October 5, 1769 The Pennsylvania Gazette PHILADELPHIA, October 5. Chester County. Representatives, George Ashbridge, Charles Humphreys, Isaac Pearson, John Jacobs, John Sellers, John Minshall, John Crosby, John Morton. Sheriffs, Jesse Maris, Henry Hayes. Coroners, Joseph Gibbons, jun. John Bryan. Commissioner, Joshua Evans. Assessors, Michael Cypher, Jesse Bonsall, Thomas Taylor, John Fleming, Samuel Miller, Anthony Wayne.
October 4, 1770 The Pennsylvania Gazette PHILADELPHIA, October 4. During the last Session of General Assembly, the following Laws were passed, viz. 1. An ACT to continue the Act, entituled, "An Act for the Opening and better amending and keeping in Repair, the public Roads and Highways within this Province." 2. An ACT for regulating Waggoners, Carters, Draymen, and Porters, within the City of Philadelphia, and for other Purposes therein mentioned. 3. An ACT for the Regulation of Apprentices within this Province. 4. An ACT for the Support of the Government of this Province, and Payment of the public Debts. An ACT to continue the Act, entituled, "An Act for the opening and better amending and keeping in Repair the Public Roads and Highways within this Province." WHEREAS an Act of General Assembly, entituled, "An Act for the opening and better amending and keeping in Repair the Public Roads and Highways within this Province,"passed in the Fifth Year of his present MajestyReign, hath been found, on Experience, to be of Public Utility. And whereas the said Act is near expiring, BE IT THEREFORE ENACTED, by the Honourable JOHN PENN, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor, under the Honourable THOMAS PENN and RICHARD PENN, Esquires, true and absolute Proprietaries of the Province of Pennsylvania, and Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, upon Delaware, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Representatives of the Freemen of the said Province, in General Assembly met, and by the Authority of the same, That the said Act, and every Article, Clause, Matter, and Thing therein contained (the Clause of Limitation in the said Act only excepted) shall be and is hereby declared to be continued in full Force and Virtue from the Publication hereof, until the First Day of December, which shall be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand seven Hundred and Seventy one, and from thence to the End of the next Sitting of Assembly, and no longer. Monday last being the Anniversary Election throughout this Province for Representatives, Sheriffs, &c. the following Gentlemen were chosen, viz. Commissioner, Jesse Bonsall.
January 31, 1771 The Pennsylvania Gazette List of LETTERS remaining in the Post Office Richard Bonsall, at Potomack, or Fort Augusta (4.)
February 27, 1772 The Pennsylvania Gazette PURSUANT to an order of OrphanCourt, on Third day, the 17th day of March next, will be exposed to sale, by public vendue, on the premises, two contiguous tracts or pieces of land, situate in the township of Blockley, in the county of Philadelphia, containing together the quantity of 65 acres; bounded by Cobbcreek, by land of Joseph Lee, and Thomas Marshall, land formerly of Daniel Hibberd, now of Thomas Musgrove, land formerly of Samuel Jones, now of George Emlen, and land of John Nickinson. And on Seventh day, the 21st, will be exposed to sale, in like manner, on the premises, a certain other piece or lot of land, situate in the township of Moyamensing, in the said county; bounded northeasterly by Moyamensing road, southeasterly by land now or late of William Garwood, southwesterly by Second street continued, beyond the city of Philadelphia, and northwesterly by land now or late of Isaac Jones; late the estate of Abraham Johnson, deceased. The sale to begin at 12 onoon. Attendance will be given at the time and place of sale, by MARTHA JOHNSON, and BENJAMIN BONSALL, Administrat. N.B. There are three acres and a half of good meadow on the said land, next adjoining to Cobbcreek.
April 30, 1772 The Pennsylvania Gazette Darby, Chester County, Pennsylvania, April 27, 1772. THREE POUNDS Reward. RUN away yesterday, from the subscribers, a Dutch servant man, named GEORGE PAUL FRAZER, about 21 years of age, 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high, a hearty strong fellow, has brown hair, and uncommon large feet, writes a good hand, and may probably pass for a Schoolmaster; had on, when he went away, two blue jackets, the uppermost lined with striped lincey, blue duffil trowsers, ribbed yarn stockings; strong shoes, and new hat, but may possibly change his dress; has a father living near Lancaster. Whoever takes up said servant, and secures him in any goal, so that the subscribers may get him again, shall have the above reward, and reasonable charges, from JESSE BONSALL, or JOHN PEARSON. N. B. All masters of vessels, and others, are forbid to harbour or carry him off, at their peril.
February 10, 1773 The Pennsylvania Gazette ALL persons indebted to the state of ENOCH FLOWER, late of the district of Southwark, Joiner, deceased, by bond, bill, note or book debt, are requested to pay the same to the subscriber, Executor of the last will and testament of the said Enoch Flower; and all those who have any demands against the said estate, are requested to send in their accounts. Feb. 9, 1773. EDWARD BONSALL. N.B. To be sold at private sale, any time before the 15th of this month, and if not sold by that day, they will be sold by public vendue, at James KinnearVendue house at 5 oin the afternoon, three frame tenements and lots of ground, situate on Discharge alley, between Front and Second streets, and near Catherine street, with a privilege of a 3 feet alley into Front street; lot is about 42 feet front, and 70 deep; subject to a groundrent of Four Pounds Fifteen Shillings, currency, per annum.
November 24, 1773 The Pennsylvania Gazette AN OFFICE, For the SALE of REAL ESTATE, is now established, WHERE all persons having HOUSES, LOTS, LANDS, PLANTATIONS, or GROUND RENTS to sell, may be assisted in the disposal of them, for a reasonable commission; and those who are desirous of making purchases, will have an opportunity, out of a great variety, to be suited in either of the above particulars. Regular entries will be made of all estates offered for sale, with the terms on which they are to be disposed; draughts or plans of each will be exhibited at the office, and at such other places as particular circumstances may render necessary; and the whole, or such parts as the owner things proper, will be advertised in the public newspapers. The utility and advantage of this undertaking must appear obvious, on considering that by this means sellers and buyers will at once know where to meet each other, and (from the great encouragement already received, which there is reason to hope will become general) all estates offered for sale will be seen at one view. The terms, upon which this business will be transacted, may be known, by applying to MATTHEW CLARKSON, NOTARY PUBLIC and CONVEYANCER, in Front street, near the London Coffee house, where the office is kept, or to EDWARD BONSALL, in Fourth street, opposite the west end of Union street, Philadelphia.
December 15, 1773 The Pennsylvania Gazette AN OFFICE, For the SALE of REAL ESTATE, is now established, WHERE all persons havingHOUSES, LOTS, LANDS, PLANTATIONS, or GROUND RENTS to sell, may be assisted in the disposal of them, for a reasonable commission; and those who are desirous of making purchases, will have an opportunity, out of a great variety, to be suited in either of the above particulars. Regular entries will be made of all estates offered for sale, with the terms on which they are to be disposed; draughts or plans of each will be exhibited at the office, and at such other places as particular circumstances may render necessary;; and the whole, or such parts as the owner thinks proper, will be advertised in the public newspapers. The utility and advantage of this undertaking must appear obvious, on considering that by this means sellers and buyers will at once know where to meet each other, and (from the great encouragement already received, which there is reason to hope will become general) all estates offered for sale will be seen at one view. The terms, upon which this business will be transacted, may be known, by applying to MATTHEW CLARKSON, NOTARY PUBLIC and CONVEYANCER, in Front street, near the London Coffee house, where the office is kept, or to EDWARD BONSALL, in Fourth street, opposite the west end of Union street, Philadelphia.
February 2, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE For the SALE of REAL ESTATES, (The FIRST ever undertaken in this province.) THE encouragement already given to thisundertaking sufficiently testifies what sentiments the public entertain of its utility; nothing thereforeshall be wanting on our parts, to render it as extensive and convenient as the nature of it will admit. We return our unfeigned thanks to those gentlemen, who have obligingly assisted us with their advice in the formation of our plan, and will gratefully receive and endeavour to improve any hints that may be offered, for rendering it more compleat. As it would take up too much of a newspaper to insert very full descriptions of all the places offered for sale, we request those who are desirous of further information to apply to the office, where theterms, and all other particulars, will be made known, by MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL. GROUNDRENTS, well secured, to a large amount.
February 23, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette Abstract of an Account of Fifteen Thousand Pounds granted for the Defence of the City of Philadelphia, and raised by Act of Assembly, passed the 9th of March, 1771, as the same was laid out by the Governor and Commissioners, viz. TO sundry Orders drawn at different Times on the Provincial Treasurer, as follow: For Expences of Captain Montresor, and the Commissioners to .. for Logs for the Fort and Wharff,-- 5230 0 To John Crozier, and Edward Bonsall,...
March 2, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be SOLD, by PUBLIC VENDUE, on Friday, the 11th day of March, at JAMES KINNEAR'S Vendue House, in Southwark, at 5 oin the evening, A CERTAIN LOT or PIECE of GROUND, situate on the west side of Front street continued, in the District of Southwark, near the Blue Anchor, containing in front, on said street, 16 feet 6 inches, and in depth 200 feet; subject to a groundrent of L 8 : 1 : 3; on which are erected a two story frame tenement and a brick kitchen, each two stories high, and a frame store or shop; part of the estate of Enoch Flower, junior, deceased. EDWARD BONSALL, Executor.
March 23, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE For the SALE of REAL ESTATES, (The FIRST ever undertaken in this province.) AS it would take up too much room in a newspaper, to continue to insert such estates as have already been adversed the usual time, we beg leave to refer to our former publications; information concerning them, as also of several articles which will not be advertised, may be had by applying to the office. MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL.
May 4, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE For the SALE of REAL ESTATES, (The FIRST ever undertaken in this province.) AS it would take up too much room in a newspaper, to continue to insert such estates as have already been advertised the usual time, we beg leave to refer to our former publications; information concerning them, as also of several articles which will not be advertised, may be had by applying to the office. MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL.
June 1, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE For the SALE of REAL ESTATES. TO BE SOLD. SEVENTY acres of land, in West Nottingham, Chester county, adjoining lands of Joseph, Jacob and William Reynolds. A lot, in the Northern Liberties of this city, on the east side of Front street, 53 feet 4 inches in front, and extending about 330 feet to Shacamaxon creek, within a few feet of its entrance into Delaware, on which is a good dwelling house, and other improvements. A three story brick house, on the south side of High street, near the Coffee house, with a new two story brick kitchen; the lot is 15 feet 4 inches front, 72 feet deep; rents at 50 l. per annum; is clear of groundrent. To be LETT on GROUNDRENT, Sixty feet of ground, on the east side of Front street, extending 130 feet eastward to Penn street. Also a lot, at the northeast corner of Front and South streets, being 40 feet front on South street, and 53 feet 2 inches on Front street. To be SOLD by PUBLIC VENDUE. At the London Coffee house, on Thursday, the 9th day of June, at 7 oin the evening, unless sold before by private sale, A lot of ground, on the west side of Front street, the next but one above the Bank Meeting house, containing in front 20 feet, and in depth 160 feet, on which are two tenements. A brick house, three stories high, a few doors below Spruce street, on the west side of Front street; the lot is 16 feet front, and about 40 feet deep; the house has been lately put in good repair, and now rents at 40 l. per annum. Should any person incline to purchase either of those lots and houses, before the day appointed for the sale, they are desired to apply to MATTHEW CLARKSON, or EDWARD BONSALL.
July 13, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE for the SALE of Real Estate. TO BE SOLD by public vendue, on the premises, on Wednesday, the 20th day of July, at two oin the afternoon, unless previously disposed of at private sale, two lots or parcels of ground, containing about 8 acres, situated within the city of Philadelphia, on both sides of Sassafras or Race street, adjoining the east side of the river Schuylkill. Those lots will be divided into 42 smaller lots, each of which will have a front of about 36 feet, on a fifty feet street, and none of them will contain less than 132 feet in depth. Also, one other lot or parcel of ground, situated on the north side of High or Market street, between the said Front and Second streets from Schuylkill; this will be divided into 11 lots, each having a front of 36 feet, on Market street, and extending in depth 102 feet. The situation of these lots, on and near the river Schuylkill, affording an extensive prospect both up and down that beautiful stream, greatly recommends them both for business and pleasure. The citizen, whose daily attention to business renders a more remote retreat from the pernicious heats, which prevail in summer, inconvenient, may here fix his family in a most healthy and delightful retirement. On the front of the water lots a shad fishery has been carried on with a good deal of success, and might be greatly improved; and about 100 paces from the shore there is most excellent fishing ground for rock and perch. The water lots likewise afford a convenient place for landing of goods, and there is a very easy ascent from the water to the high ground: Stores might be built, and an advantageous trade opened with those who bring their produce down Schuylkill, and have no tolerably convenient place for landing, and none for storing their goods; and should a communication be effected between the Sasquenhanna and Schuylkill, the trade might become very extensive: To this may be added, that almost all the water lots on the river Schuylkill, within the bounds of the city, and for a considerable distance above, are in the hands of the Proprietaries, and most probably there will be no opportunity of purchasing for many years. But a view of the lots will recommend them more than any thing which can be said in their praise. Any person inclinable to purchase the whole or any part of the above, previous to the day appointed for the public sale, may treat with STEPHEN WATTS, Esq; in Arch street; or with MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL. Plans of the lots may be seen at Mr. Wattsoffice and at the above office; also at the London Coffee house, and at Lewis Farmertavern, the sign of the Buck, in Second street.
August 3, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE for the SALE of Real Estates. THIS DAY, at three oin the afternoon, will be sold by public vendue, at the late China Factory in the District of Southwark, a pair of large millstones, each stone surrounded with a circle of cast iron, weighing about two tons and an half, and run on a circular cast iron plate of the same weight; Also a wrought iron axis, and a large shaft on which they run. The stones are fixed in the manner of a Tannerbarkmill, for which purpose they would be very useful. Sundry iron bolts, gudgeons, screws and burs of various sizes. Pieces of bar iron and ironworks of different sorts. A shaft and framework of a large mill, which is surrounded by a cedar frame of set work, hooped with iron; the inside is paved with very smooth large flat stone, which will be sold in such manner as will best suit the purchasers. They are very proper to grind paint upon. Sundry large tubs and vats of various shapes and sizes, very suitable for soap boilers, &c. Two iron stoves, with their pipes. A rolling press, for copperplate printing; and other articles made use of in the China Factory. Some of the buildings, and ground on which they stand, are to be let on groundrent, by MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL.
October 19, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE for the SALE of Real Estates. MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL. Sundry Sums of Money to be lent on Interest, by
December 28, 1774 The Pennsylvania Gazette PHILADELPHIA, DECEMBER 28. On Saturday last the GENERAL ASSEMBLY of this Province adjourned to the 20th of February next. During their Sitting the following LAWS were passed, viz.... ... IN pursuance of public notice given, a very respectable number of the inhabitants of the county of Chester met at the Courthouse, in the borough of Chester, on the 20th day of December, 1774, and chose the following Committee, to carry into execution the Association of the late Continental Congress, viz. Anthony Wayne, Francis Johnston, Richard Riley, Evan Evans and James Moore, Esqrs. Hugh Lloyd, Thomas Hockley, David Cowpland, John Hart, Sketchly Morton, Samuel Fairlamb, Isaac Eyre, John Crosby, Nicholas Deal, Jesse Bonsall, Aaron Oakford, Benjamin Brannon, John Talbot, Joseph Brown, Samuel Price, John Crawford, John Taylor, Lewis Gronow, Edward Humphreys, Henry Lawrence, Richard Thomas, William Montgomery, Persifor Frazer, Thomas Taylor, John Foulke, Robert Mendenhall, Joseph Pennel, George Pierce, Nicholas Fairlamb, Samuel Trimble, Charles Gilleland, Joseph Bishop, jun. John Kerlin, Edward Jones, William Lewis, Patrick Anderson, Joshua Evans, Thomas Evans, John Hartman, Dr. Branson Van Leer, William Evans, Joseph Cowan, Thomas Haslep, Patterson Bell, Dr. Jonathan Morris, Andrew Mitchel, Thomas Buffington, James Bennet, Joseph Musgrave, William Miller, Richard Floer, Walter Finney, James Simpson, David Wharry, James Evans, Thomas Bishop, William Edwards, Jonathan Vernon, jun. Lewis Davis, sen. Joseph Gibbons, jun. and Thomas Evans. Which Committee are to be and continue from this time until one month after the rising of the next Continental Congress, with full power to transact such business, and enter into such associations, as to them shall appear expedient. After the above Committee were chosen, they proceeded to appoint a Chairman and Secretary, when Anthony Wayne, Esq; was duly elected Chairman, and Francis Johnston, Esq; Secretary. The following resolves were passed unanimously, 1st. That any twelve or more of the said Committee, meeting upon due notice, be empowered to enter upon and transact all such business as shall come under their consideration, provided that the majority agreeing shall not be less than twelve. 2d. That the present unhappy situation of public affairs in general, and of this province in particular, render it highly necessary a Provincial Convention should be held as soon as possible, for which purpose twelve persons shall be appointed out of the said Committee, as Delegates to attend the said Convention, at such time and place as shall be generally agreed on. The Committee then adjourned till Monday, the 9th of January, 1775, to meet at the house of David Cowpland, in the borough of Chester, at 10 oA. M. at which time and place it is expected that each member will give due attendance. By Order of the Committee, FRANCIS JOHNSTON, Secretary.
May 3, 1775 The Pennsylvania Gazette THIS DAY, at 3 o'Clock in the afternoon, Will be SOLD by public VENDUE, on the premises, TEN LOTS of GROUND, situate on the west side of Passyunk road, and north side of Hudsonlane, being part of the estate of Anthony Duche, junior, deceased, and sold in pursuance of his last will and testament, by desire of Mr. Andrew Doz, Executor. Plans may be seen at the Office, at the Coffee house, and at the Tavern opposite the premises. MATTHEW CLARKSON, EDWARD BONSALL.
June 28, 1775 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE for the Sale of REAL ESTATES. TO BE SOLD, A FIELD OFFICERRIGHT, under the KingProclamation of October, 1763, to Five Thousand Acres of LAND, which may be located in any Part of Fincastle County, in the Colony of Virginia, at present unappropiated. This County lays between those two noble Rivers, the Great Konhaway and Kentucke, which empty themselves into the River Ohio, by which it is also bounded: These Lands are exempted from Quitrent and all Obligations of Improvement for 10 Years, after which they are to be subject only to Two Shillings, Sterling, per Hundred Acres; a Warrant for Location is already obtained from the Earl of DUNMORE, Governor of Virginia, which will be conveyed to the Purchaser. For Terms, apply to Major GATES, near SheppardTown, in Berkeley County, Virginia, or to MATTHEW CLARKSON, and EDWARD BONSALL.
June 28, 1775 The Pennsylvania Gazette Three of Four Hundred Wharff Logs ARE WANTED. Any Persons having such to dispose of may be informed of a Purchaser, by applying to MATTHEW CLARKSON, or EDWARD BONSALL.
November 15, 1775 The Pennsylvania Gazette BY virtue of a writ to me directed, will be sold by public vendue, on Tuesday, the 21st day of November inst. at 3 oin the afternoon, at the house of William Brown, in Arch street, near Sixth street corner, a certain lot or piece of ground, situate on the east side of Eighth street, in the square between High street and Arch street aforesaid, containing in breadth 20 feet, and in depth 100 feet; bounded by ground of Richard Armitt, Edward Bonsall, and others; subject to a groundrent of Three Pounds, Ten Shillings, currency, per ann. part of the estate of George Shoemaker, late blacksmith, deceased; seized and taken in execution by WILLIAM DEWEES, Sheriff.
September 4, 1776 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia Barracks, August 27, 1776. LOST, yesterday, a flowered paper Pocket Book, with a considerable sum of money, chiefly continental, one thirty dollar bill, and other money, in all upwards of thirteen pounds, and several letters directed to the camp, receipts and other papers. Whoever has found the same, and will deliver it to the subscriber, now in Philadelphia, on his way to the camp, or to Mr. Greentree, at the sign of the Waggon, in Market street, Philadelphia, or Ruth Bonsall, in Darby, shall be intitled to a handsome reward, and no questions asked. Lieut. JESSE BONSALL, in the Third Battalion, belonging to Chester county, commanded by Col. HUGH LLOYD.
October 2, 1776 The Pennsylvania Gazette TWO DOLLARS REWARD. STRAYED away from the plantation of the subscriber, in Darby township, the 14th Sept. last, two MARES, viz. A Sorrel, three years old last June, a blaze down her face, neither brand or ear mark, shod before with old shoes. The other a light Bay, two years old last May, with a large star and four white feet, branded on the near shoulder I.B. Whoever takes up and secures them, so that the owner may have them again, shall receive the above reward for both, or one Dollar for either, paid by JONATHAN BONSALL.
October 9, 1776 The Pennsylvania Gazette OFFICE for the Sale of REAL ESTATES. SUNDRY valuable LOTS, in and about this City, are to be sold for CASH; they are mostly in the best Situations for Improvements, either in a mercantile Way, or for the Residence of Gentlemen and Tradesmen, apply to MATTHEW CLARKSON, or EDWARD BONSALL.
October 30, 1776 The Pennsylvania Gazette FOUR DOLLARS Reward. RUN away from the subscriber, living in Darby township, Chester county, on the 27th instant, an Irish servant lad, named George Storey, about 20 years of age, 5 feet 5 or 6 inches high, dark complexion; had on, when he went away, a new felt hat, a light coloured camblet coat, with metal buttons, a striped waistcoat, without sleeves, striped tow trowsers, yarn stockings, and strong shoes. Whoever takes up said servant, and secures him in any goal, so that his master may have him again, shall have the above reward, and reasonable charges, paid by October 29, 1776. JOSEPH BONSALL.
July 14, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet THE subscriber having been absent from the city of Philadelphia for some time past, is now returned, and proposes carrying on the Conveyancing Business as usual in all its branches, at his office at Edward Bonsall, in Fourth street opposite the end of Union street, where real estates are sold and money let out at interest as usual. He hopes that his friends and the public in general will please to favour him with their custom, as he has been regularly bred to the business, which will be translated with the greatest care, neatness and dispatch. AB. SHOEMAKER.
July 14, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet WAS LOST by the subscriber, in a fall from his horse on the Wissahickon road, opposite TurnerLane, two miles and an half from Philadelphia, a silver WATCH, makername C. Reynell, London, No. 7195, with a steel chain, brass key, and a steel swivel seal. Whoever finds the said watch and brings it to the subscriber, living in Fourth street opposite the end of Union street, shall have Twenty Dollars reward, from EDWARD BONSALL. N.B. Watch makers and others are desired to stop the said watch if offered for sale.
September 8, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet TO BE SOLD, A LOT of Ground containing near twelve acres, about two miles from the city, a little to the northward of Springetsbury, commanding a good view of the river Schuylkill. About eighteen acres of meadow, four miles from the city, near Point-no-Point. Twenty eight acres of meadow on League Island, with a convenient frame house thereon. Also a plantation in New London township, Chester county, containing about two hundred acres, on which there is a brick house two stories high, with two rooms and an entry on each floor, and a kitchen behind: There is a most excellent bearing orchard and about fifteen acres of meadow, and sufficient timber, with a good spring near the house. Enquire of EDWARD BONSALL, in Fourth street, Philadelphia.
September 8, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet TO BE SOLD, A TEN ACRE LOT, adjoining the borough of Lancaster, whereon is erected a brick building, that has been occupied as a distillery, having a valuable spring rising in the lot, which is conveyed under ground to a pump near the house. For terms apply to EDWARD BONSALL, or WALTER SHEE, in Philadelphia.
September 12, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet TO BE SOLD, A CONVENIENT brick house and lot of ground, situate on the east side of Second street, opposite the Barracks, in the Northern Liberties; the lot containing eighteen feet front on Second street, and in depth on the north side thereof one hundred and twenty eight feet nine inches, and on the south side thereof one hundred and twenty seven feet; the house is twenty by thirteen feet, two and a half stories high, and built forty feet from the front of the lot, with a large oven and part of a pump belonging to the premises. The title is indisputable. Any person inclining to purchase may be informed of the terms of sale by applying to EDWARD BONSALL, in Fourth street, opposite the end of Union street, who has a great number of other houses and lots in and near the city, and plantations in the country, for sale.
October 6, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet Christiana Bridge, Newcastle county, 9th Month 25th. To be SOLD by Public Vendue, On Second day the 26th of next month, if not sold at private sale before, TWO well improved tracts of land, situate in West Nottingham, one mile from the brick meeting house, one containing 132 acres, on which is a stone dwelling house 28 by 32 feet, well finished, with an entry and two rooms on the lower floor and three rooms on the upper floor; joining thereto is a frame house two stories high, also a stone kitchen, and store house, with several other conveniences for carrying on public business, for which it is a good stand, and has been well accustomed for vending merchandize these thirty years, a large frame barn, stabling, hay house and two apple orchards; about 80 acres cleared, 20 of which are meadow, and the most part of it can be watered. Also another tract adjoining the above mentioned, containing about sixty acres, whereon is a large frame dwelling house and kitchen, cellared under the whole, a frame barn and stabling lately new roofed and in good order, a water corn mill, the house about 55 by 22 feet, two pair of stones, the boulting fan and hoisting go by water; now in the tenure of Peter Wilson, and may be entered on next spring. Also at the same time and place will be sold, a tract of land situate in Faun township, York county, containing 200 acres unimproved, well watered by Little Muddy Creek running through it, and affords an excellent mill seat thereon, and water sufficient in the driest seasons. For terms of sale apply to EDWARD BONSALL, in Fourth street, between Spruce and Pine streets, and opposite the end of Union street, Philadelphia , of the subscriber at Christiana Bridge, Newcastle County. The sale to begin at ten oon said day, at the premises, where attendance will be given. JOHN LEWDEN.
October 8, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet OFFICE for the Sale of REAL ESTATES. ... apply to EDWARD BONSALL, or ABRAHAM SHOEMAKER, at his office in Fourth street, between Spruce and Pine streets, and opposite the end of Union street, where Deeds, Mortgages, Bonds, Wills, and all other kind of Writings are done with the greatest care, neatness and dispatch, and money let our at interest.
November 10, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet OFFICE for the Sale of REAL ESTATE, .. Likewise a great number of other houses and lots in and near the city, plantations in the country, and a great quantity of unimproved tracts of land in most of the different counties. For amore particular description of the above premises and the terms of sale, apply to EDWARD BONSALL, or ABRAHAM SHOEMAKER, at his Office in Fourth street, between Spruce and Pine streets, and opposite the end of Union street, where Deeds, Mortgages, Bonds, Wills, and all other kinds of Writings are doe with the greatest care, neatness and dispatch, and money let out at interest.
November 17, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet OFFICE for the Sale of REAL ESTATE.... Likewise a great number of other houses and lots in and near the city, plantations in the country, and a great quantity of unimproved tracts of land in most of the different counties. For a more particular description of the above premises and the terms of sale, apply to EDWARD BONSALL, or ABRAHAM SHOEMAKER, at his Office in Fourth street, between Spruce and Pine streets, and opposite the end of Union street, where Deeds, Mortgages, Bonds, Wills, and all other kinds of Writings are done with the greatest care, neatness and dispatch, and money let out at interest.
November 19, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet SIXTEEN DOLLARS REWARD. WAS TAKEN in the night between the ninth and tenth of this instant, (November) out of the field of Abraham Bonsall, in the township of Darby and county of Chester, a well grown three years old Gelding, of a strawberry roan colour, has a large head, branded D on the near shoulder, lately docked, and supposed not to be well, a natural trotter, and has been but little used. Likewise was taken on the same night, and supposed to be by the same person or persons, out of the field of John Garrett, about a mile from the aforesaid Abraham Bonsall, a middle sized black Mare, about eight years old, a natural pacer, and in travelling she swings her hind legs out side ways more than common, not shod when taken, has a thick mane and foretop which incline to curl and twist together in small roles, a few white hairs in her forehead, and has a feather or curl near the middle of her neck on the near side. Whoever takes up the aforesaid horse and mare and brings them to the subscribers shall have the above reward, or EIGHT DOLLARS for either, with reasonable charges, paid by ABRAHAM BONSALL, HEZEKIAH HIBBERD. N.B. Was taken up by the side of the field that the aforesaid black Mare was taken from, a small bay Horse, a natural pacer, some white in his forehead, and a half penny mark on his off ear: He is supposed to have been left by the person or persons who took the aforesaid horse and mare. The owner proving his property and paying charges may have him again by applying to HEZEKIAH HIBBERD.
December 12, 1778 The Pennsylvania Packet To be SOLD by Public Vendue, At the London Coffee house, on Wednesday the 23d of December, at Six oin the evening, TWO three story brick Houses, almost new, each fourteen feet front, with each a frame kitchen adjoining, situate on the west side of Second street, in the district of Southwark, nearly opposite Almond street, and three lots of ground thereunto belonging, containing in length in the whole from Second to George street two hundred and fifty-six feet, with a front of eighteen feet on George street, and the privilege of a five feet alley running into Plumb street; the lots being at different purchases, are not in exact range; at the depth of about one hundred andtwenty-one feet from Second street it is thirty-seven feet wide, thence about seven feet through a passage of seven feet two inches wide, it opens to twenty-one feet ten inches, and continues one hundred and twenty-eight feet to George street: One lot is subject to a groundrent of 6l. sterling, purchasable for 120l. like money: Another lot is subject to a groundrent of 3l. currency, on which two lots the two houses are situated: The third lot of one hundred and twenty-eight feet deep from George street is a different purchase to accommodate the foregoing, and is clear of groundrent. Also at the same time and place will be sold, a lot of ground on Spruce street, between Fifth and Sixth streets, containing thirty-one feet ten inches on Spruce street, and forty-nine and a half feet deep, clear of groundrent. For further particulars enquire of EDWARD BONSALL, or ABRAHAM SHOEMAKER, in Fourth street, opposite the end of Union street.
January 13, 1779 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, January 11, 1779. To be SOLD, For Continental Currency of any date, A valuable tract of LAND, containing 1300 acres, situate on a large run, the east side of the northeast branch of Sasquehanna river, near the Catawesly creek, about nine miles from the county town of Sunbury, in Northumberland county, in a thick settlement near Ellis Hewes. For further particulars, enquire of EDWARD BONSALL and ABRAHAM SHOEMAKER, at their Office in Fourth street, near Spruce street, or WHITE MATLACK, at the corner of Spruce, Front and Water streets.
January 13, 1779 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, January 11, 1779. To be SOLD, For Continental Currency of any date, A valuable tract of LAND, containing 1300 acres, situate on a large run, the east side of the northeast branch of Sasquehanna river, near the Catawesly creek, about nine miles from the county town of Sunbury, in Northumberland county, in a thick settlement near Ellis Hewes. For further particulars, enquire of EDWARD BONSALL and ABRAHAM SHOEMAKER, at their Office in Fourth street, near Spruce street, or WHITE MATLACK, at the corner of Spruce, Front and Water streets.
March 10, 1779 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be SOLD at public VENDUE, on Tuesday, the 16th day of this instant March, at the dwelling house of the subscriber, at the sign of the Red Lion, in West Nantmel township, Chester county, sundries, as followeth, viz. A PLANTATION, in Carnarvon township, Berks county, containing 246 acres of limestone LAND, in Little Conestoga Valley, the buildings tolerable, the meadow excellent, and 30 acres more may be made, watered by a plentiful stream; any person inclining to purchase by private sale, may know the terms, by applying to Messieurs BONSALL and SHOEMAKER, in Philadelphia, or to JOHN JONES, Innkeeper, near the premises. At the same time and place will be exposed to sale, Horses, breeding mares, cows and calves, swine, a crop of rye in the ground, rye by the bushel, a quantity of whisky by the barrel and gallon, cyder by the hogshead and barrel, empty vessels, and some houshold goods; where attendance will be given, and the terms made known, byCALEB JONES.
November 3, 1779 The Pennsylvania Gazette TO BE SOLD, A Valuable piece of Banked MEADOW GROUND, situate near the mouth of Schuylkill, about 5 miles from the city of Philadelphia, in Passyunk township, adjoining lands late of Joseph Galloway, George Knor, and Sopekin Creek; containing near 30 acres. For terms of sale apply to BONSALL and SHOEMAKER, at their office in Fourth street, below Spruce street. Oct. 29, 1779.
January 10, 1781 The Pennsylvania Gazette CAME to the meadow of the subscriber, living in Darby township, Chester county, in may last, a bay FILLEY, supposed to be rising three years old, with a star and two white feet. The owner is desired to come, prove his property, pay charges, and take her away. JESSE BONSALL.
October 8, 1783 The Pennsylvania Gazette TO BE SOLD, SEVERAL valuable PLANTATIONS, situate in Carnarvon and Robeson townships, in Berks County; upon one of which plantations is a stone Gristmill. Enquire of EDWARD BONSALL, in Robeson township, Berks county.
October 13, 1784 The Pennsylvania Gazette ITEM #70761 October 13, 1784 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, October 8, 1784. BY virtue of a writ of Levari Facias to me directed, will be exposed to sale by public vendue, at the Coffee-house, on Saturday, the 23d instant, at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. No. 1. A certain Messuage or Tenement and Lot or Piece of Ground thereunto belonging, situate in the city of Philadelphia, and on the east side of Fifth street, at the distance of 130 feet southward from the corner of the said Fifth street and Walnut street, containing in breadth on the said Fifth street 15 feet, and in length or depth 109 feet 5 inches, bounded westward by Fifth street aforesaid, northward by ground of Edward Bonsall, eastward by ground of Frederick Shingle, andsouthward by ground of William Weston. No. 2. Also one other Messuage or Tenement and lot or piece of ground thereunto belonging, situate on the north side of Spruce street, at the distance of 150 feet from the west side of Fourth street, in the said city of Philadelphia, containing in breadth on the said Spruce street 36 feet, and in length or depth 132 feet, bounded south ward by Spruce street aforesaid, eastward and westward by ground of Robert Smith, whereof this is part, and northward by ground of Christopher Marshall and sons, with the appurtenances; late the estate of Michael McGannon and Annica his wife, and to be sold by
March 22, 1786 The Pennsylvania Gazette To be SOLD at public Sale, On the premises, the 10th day of April next, A VALUABLE PLANTATION, situate in Springfield township, Chester county, containing 149 and half acres, adjoining lands of Lewis Davis, Owen Roads and others; there is on said place a good stone dwelling-house, a stone spring-house, a good frame barn, and other out-houses, fruit trees of most kinds of fruit, about 12 acres of meadow, and more may be made; the place is in good repair, and there is a sufficiency of woodland to supply the place with timber. Attendance will be given, and the conditions made known on the day of sale, by the subscribers, living in Darby township, Chester county. The sale to begin at one o'clock. BENJAMIN BONSALL, JOSEPH BONSALL.
October 18, 1786 The Pennsylvania Gazette BROKE into the inclosure of the subscriber, living in Darby township, Chester county, a chesnut sorrel HORSE, with a bald face, shod all round. The owner proving his property, paying the charges, may have him again, by applying to Sept. 17, 1786. JONATHAN BONSALL.
August 29, 1787 The Pennsylvania Gazette Philadelphia, August 18, 1787. BY virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas to me directed, will be exposed to Sale, by public Vendue, at the Old Coffee House, in the city of Philadelphia, on Saturday, the first day of September next, at seven o'clock in the evening, three stone messuages, a stone kitchen, a frame stable and two lots of land, situate in the Northern Liberties of the city of Philadelphia, and on the east side of the road called the Wissahickon road, leading from Andrew Robinson's mill (now Vanderen's) to Philadelphia, and about four miles from the city. No. 1. Containing 7 acres and 22 perches; bounded by lands of Mounts Justason and Conrad BONSELL. No. 2. Containing 4 acres; bounded by land of Cornelius Brill and the aforesaid road. Taken in execution as the estate of Turbutt Francis, late deceased, and to be sold by JOSEPH COWPERTHWAIT, Sheriff.
July 16, 1788 The Pennsylvania Gazette Supplement to the PENNSYLVANIA GAZETTE. No. 3033. WHEREAS complaint hath been made to the commissioners of the county of Chester by the collectors, that they cannot obtain the taxes due on the following estates, as have been assessed on them for the payment of the several sums which they are charged with, agreeable to the several tax laws of this commonwealth, and the owners have hitherto neglected to appear and discharge the same, viz. CHESTER Township. Francis Richardson's estate, house and lots, Doctor Jackson's, ditto, ditto, Jacob Byers, 25 Edward Bonsall one lot, James Sparks, Jeptha Lightfoot, 230 Isaac Salkeld's estate, house and lot, David Cowpland's estate, ditto, Doctor Jacob Tobin, ditto,
November 4, 1789 The Pennsylvania Gazette Arrived in this Port yesterday. Ship Mary, Capt. Bonsall, from Grenada. ----- Johns, Gill, from London. Brig Mercury, Gardiner, from ST. Croix. ----- Mary, McKeever, from Jamaica. ----- Sukey, Moffat, from Port-au-Prince. ----- Elizabeth, Harle, from Liverpool. ----- Active, Mendeville, from Madeira. Schooner ------, ------ from Hispaniola. ----- Tom, Harrimond, from North Carolina. ----- Bess, -------, from St. Vincent. Two Days before her arrival the Captain was drowned. Sloop Sally, Haughton, from Cape Francois. We hear the Brig Pomona, --------, from Jamaica for this Port, was cast away a few days ago in our Bay; the people were saved, but the vessel and cargo entirely lost.
March 10, 1790 The Pennsylvania Gazette West Chester, Chester county, March 1, 1790. BY virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas, to me directed, will be exposed to public sale, on the premises, on Thursday, the 18th day of March instant, a certain tract or piece of land, situate in the township of Upper Darby, Delaware county, bounded by lands of Isaac Lobb, Benjamin Lobb, lands late of Abraham Bonsall, deceased, and others, containing about 76 acres; on said premises are, a good dwelling-house, barn and stables, about six acres of meadow, a sufficiently of wood-land, and the land good for grain, being about three miles from Darby, and nine from the city of Philadelphia; seized and taken in execution as the estate of William Lewis, and to be sold, by CHARLES DILWORTH, Sheriff.
July 20, 1791 The Pennsylvania Gazette West Chester, Chester County, July 14, 1791. BY virtue of a writ of venditioni exponas, to me directed, will be exposed to public sale, at the house of Samuel Ash, innkeeper, in the town of Darby, in the county of Delaware, on Thursday, the 11th day of August next, at three o'clock in the afternoon, A messuage, plantation, and tract of land, situate in the township of Upper Darby, in the said county of Delaware, bounded by lands of Isaac Lobb, Benjamin Lobb, and land late of Abraham Bonsall and others, containing 73 acres. The above described land is good for grain or pasture, with a sufficiency of meadow and woodland; situate about two miles from Darby, and eight miles from Philadelphia. Taken in execution, and to be sold, as the estate of William Lewes, by CHARLES DILWORTH, Sheriff.
December 14, 1791 The Pennsylvania Gazette THE Subscribers hereby inform their friends, and the public, that they have opened an OFFICE, in Fourth, between Walnut and Spruce streets, lately occupied by Edward Shippen, Esq; where they carry on the business of buying and selling real estates on commission, letting lots on ground-rent or lease, &c. in city or country, procuring money on interest, and drawing deeds and other writings. They have now for sale, houses and lots in almost all parts of the city and districts; ground rents; several very valuable country seats near the city; plantations and tracts of land in most of the counties in this state. Any person desirous of purchasing, by calling at said office, may see a description of them, with the price and terms of payment. EDWARD BONSALL, ISAAC BONSALL.
December 21, 1791 The Pennsylvania Gazette HORSE THIEF! TWENTY DOLLARS Reward. WAS stolen, the night of the 19th instant, a black HORSE, full sixteen hands high, a natural trotter, has a thin mane hanging to the right side, not a lofty carriage, lately shod all round with steel toed shoes, about nine years old, hath been used to a team, and is a good leader. Whoever takes up thesaid horse, and secures the thief, so that he be brought to justice, shall have the above reward, or FOUR DOLLARS for the horse, with reasonable charges, paid by JOSEPH BONSALL.
March 21, 1792 The Pennsylvania Gazette FOR SALE, A VALUABLE MERCHANT MILL, and SAW MILL, on a plentiful stream of water, together with 24 acres of limestone land, situate on the west side of Schuylkill, about 14 of a mile therefrom, and 14 miles from Philadelphia. The Mill-house is of stone, two stories high; both Mills in compleat repair, with sundry other improvements and conveniencies. For further particulars enquire of EDWARD BONSALL, and Company, at their Office in Fourth street, below Walnut street.
January 16, 1793 The Pennsylvania Gazette West Chester, Chester county, January 11, 1793. BY virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas, from under the hands and seals of the Commissioners, to me directed, will be exposed to Public Sale, at the House of Samuel Smith, Innkeeper, in the town of Darby, Delaware county, (late Chester county,) on Friday, the 8th day of February next, at 2o'clock in the Afternoon, a certain Messuage, two story brick House and Lot of Ground thereto belonging, situate in the said town of Darby, thereto belonging, situate in the said town of Darby, bounded by Front street, and land of Hezekiah Hibbard, and Ebenezer Worth. Taken in executionand to be sold, as the estate late of Jesse Bonsal, deceased. JOSEPH McCLELLAN, Sheriff.
July 9, 1794 The Pennsylvania Gazette CAME to the plantation of the subscriber, in Springfield township, Delaware county, on the 21st of June, a dark bay HORSE, shod all round, blind of one eye. The owner is desired to come, prove property, pay charges and take him away. July 4, 1794. CALEB BONSALL.
August 31, 1796 The Pennsylvania Gazette WAS found trespassing on the plantation of the subscriber, in Haverford township, Delaware county, on the 29th of July, a brown MARE, with one white hind foot, some saddle marks, and some white hair in her forehead, shod before. The owner is desired to come, prove property, pay charges, and take her away. GEORGE BONSALL. Aug. 29, 1796.
January 24, 1798 The Pennsylvania Gazette TO BE SOLD, Or Exchanged for Property in the City, A VALUABLE farm in Crumb Creek, in Springfield township, Delaware county, state of Pennsylvania, about 11 miles from Philadelphia, 5 from Chester, and one from Springfield Meeting house. - It contains 204 acres, 70 of which are capital wood land, from 12 to 15 acres of meadow, and the remainder in well proportioned fields, under good fence, with a natural spring in each field; the above creek runs along the property for near a mile; it has the advantage of a grist and saw mill adjoining. There are on the premises, a large commodious brick house, which has been thoroughly repaired last summer, with a tolerable barn and other buildings, and two excellent spring-houses, two orchards, and a great variety of the choicest and best cherry trees. This property is in high and healthy situation, and from its facing with a gentle declivity to the south-east, has the advantage of sending its produce to market early in the season: To give any further description of the advantages that might arise from its situation and good qualities, is unnecessary, as any person inclined to purchase will doubtless view the property. The price will be moderate and the terms of payment made easy. Enquire of EDWARD BONSALL, & Co. Philadelphia, or DAVID ROGERS, on the premises. January 23d, 1798.
November 28, 1798 The Pennsylvania Gazette CAME to the subscriber, living in Blockley township, Old Lancaster road, at the Six Mile stone, on the 6th inst. a dark brown HORSE, supposed 8 years old, about fifteen hands high, shod before, long tail, trots and paces. The owner is requested to prove property, pay charges, and take him away. ENOCH BONSALL. Nov. 8.
October 18, 1825 THE UPLAND UNION Advertisement TO THE PUBLIC. THE practice of shooting through the STREETS OF CHESTER, by small boys and others having been long a dangerous nuisance in our Village, and not being willing to take the advantage of any person by fining them without previous notice. We the subscribers do hereby give notice and warning that we shall hereafter deem it our duty to enforce the law against all persons transgressing it in this respect. W. NEAL, J. PIPER, GEO. W. BARTRAM, JOHN KELLY, SAMUEL SMITH, PETER DESHONG, JOHN THOMSON, JOHN WELCH, W. McCAFFERTY, RICH'D BONSALL, LEVI BONSALL, ENOCH TAYLOR, J.H. TERRILL.
October 7, 1828 THE UPLAND UNION Death Notice In this Borough, at the residence of his son, on the 22d ult., LEVI BONSALL, in the 61st year of his age. The deceased was respected by all who knew him - he was an industrious and ingenious mechanic, whose worth will long be remembered by his fellow citizens.
January 11, 1831 THE UPLAND UNION Marriage On the 6th inst., by Elder Frederick Plummer, Mr. JOSEPH C. BONSALL, of Upper Darby, Delaware County, to Miss LYDIA W. CARR, of Springfield, Delaware County.
January 11, 1831 THE UPLAND UNION Real Estate Real Estate at Private Sale. THE undersigned wishes to sell the Farm on which he resides, situate in Darby township Delaware county and state of Pennsylvania, containing about sixty acres of land. THE improvements on the premises, are a good two story Brick dwelling house and stone kitchen adjoining, with a well of excellent water, & pump therein near the door; a frame Barn with stone stabling under it - a stone spring house over a good spring, very convenient to the dwelling house; a good orchard with a variety of fruit trees, a sufficient proportion of woodland. It is in a good neighbourhood, about six miles from Philadelphia, and very convenient to mills, places of worship, &c. JOEL BONSALL.
September 4, 1832 THE UPLAND UNION Advertisement Apprentices wanted to the Blacksmithing. TWO Boys, of good moral character, between the ages of 15 and 16, will be taken as apprentices to the above business. Apply JOSIAH D. BONSALL. Darby, Pa.
September 13, 1833 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement APPRENTICE WANTED. AN apprentice to the Blacksmithing business is wanted immediately. A lad between the age of fifteen and sixteen would be preferred - such a one will meet with good encouragement, if immediate application be made. JOSIAH D. BONSALL.
November 12, 1833 THE UPLAND UNION Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE. WILL be sold at Public Sale, on the premises on Thursday the 21st inst. all that house and lot formerly occupied by Richard Bonsall, situated in the Borough of Chester: - The improvements consist of a new two story frame DWELLING HOUSE, Well finished, with a piazza in front, a frame Kitchen adjoining and a small building in which there is a Cistern that will hold 25 hogsheads of water: - There is also a good frame stable upon the property. The lot upon which the above improvements are located, comprises about three quarters of an acre more or less, and is in one of the most public parts of the town. - If desired a part of the purchase money may remain upon the same. Sale to commence at 2 o P.M. For further particulars enquire of HENRY P. BONSALL.
December 17, 1833 THE UPLAND UNION Advertisement NOTICE. ALL persons are forbid trusting my wife ANN, on my account, as I am determined to pay no debts of her contracting. RICHARD BONSALL. Chester, Dec. 17.
March 21, 1834 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On Saturday last, by the Reverend John L. Grant, Mr. ISAAC S. BONSALL, of Delaware county, to Miss HESTER MANSFIELD, of Philadelphia.
April 29, 1834 THE UPLAND UNION Advertisement BLACKSMITHING. SAMUEL STARR, RESPECTFULLY informs the citizens of Delaware county, that he carries on the above business in all its various branches, at the old established stand in the borough of Chester, formerly occupied by Richard Bonsall, where he is prepared to manufacture all kind of work in his line, of the best materials, and in a workmanlike manner. Grateful for past favors, he hopes by strict attention to business, to merit a share of the public patronage. HORSES SHOD in the best manner, by an experienced workman, and without delay.
June 27, 1834 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement SIX CENTS REWARD. RAN AWAY from the subscriber living in Haverford township, Delaware County, a lad named PARKER BONSALL, aged about eighteen years. The above reward will be given, but no charges paid for his recovery. All persons are forbid harbouring or trusting him at their peril. SAMUEL SMITH.
April 17, 1835 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement ISAAC S. BONSALL, CONVEYANCER, TEACHER OF MATHEMATICS, &C. RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS A SHARE OF PUBLIC PATRONAGE. Two or three children can be accommodated with boarding. Haverford, April, 15, 1835.
May 1, 1835 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Education SCHOOL. THE subscriber respectfully informs the public that he will open a school in the Village of Horntown, Darby township, on Monday, the 18th of May, for the reception of scholars, where will be taught the following branches, viz: - Orthography, Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, Geography, &c. Strict attention will be paid to the morals of children, without regard to religious bias. Terms per quarter ... $2.50. Ink, quills, pencils, &c...25. No day scholars will be admitted, except those sent by the county commissioners. JONATHAN BONSALL. Horntown, May 1, 1835.
July 10, 1835 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement WANTED IMMEDIATELY, A JOURNEYMAN BLACKSMITH who understands his business, will find steady employment and liberal wages, by applying to the subscriber in Darby. JOSIAH D. BONSALL.
July 24, 1835 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE. PURSUANT to an order of the OrphanCourt of Delaware county, made on the 25th day of May, A.D. 1835, will be exposed to public sale, at the public house of Samuel R. Lamplugh, in Darby, on Monday, the 17th day of August next, at 2 o, P.M. The following described REAL ESTATE, late of Nathaniel Smith, deceased; viz: A CERTAIN PIECE OR PARCEL OF MARSH MEADOW LAND: Situate in the township of Darby, in said county, bounded by land of John Trites, by a stream or thoroughfare, by land of Mathew Henderson, and a land called marsh lane, containing about TEN ACRES, more or less, with the appurtenances. Persons wishing to view the premises will be shewn the same by applying to Jonathan Bonsall or Davis Smith. The conditions will be made known at the day and place of sale, by JOSEPH GIBBONS, Administrator.
October 2, 1835 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate Nathaniel Smith vs. Jonathan Bonsall, et. al. Breve de Partitioni to November term, 1835, in the Common Pleas of Delaware county, to make partition of a certain Tract of Land, situate partly in the township of Darby, and partly in Ridley, Delaware county, containing one hundred and fifty acres with the appurtenances. NOTICE is hereby given to the parties in the above suit, that the Writ of Partition, in the above case, will be executed on Thursday, the 22d day of October inst: at the dwelling house on the premises, at 10 o, A.M. SAMUEL A. PRICE, High Sheriff of Delaware county.
December 4, 1835 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE. ALL persons indebted to the Estate of Benjamin Bonsall, late of Upper Darby township, deceased, are requested to come forward and make immediate payment, and those having claims against said deceased are requested to present them for settlement to the Administrator, without delay. WILLIAM BUNTING, Adm. ANNE BONSALL, Adm. The former residing in Darby, and the latter in Upper Darby.
January 1, 1836 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement NOTICE. THE Stone Masons of Delaware County, are requested to meet at the public house of Isaac Hall, in Nether Providence township, in said county, on the 9th day of Jan. 1836, at 10oA.M. to take into consideration the propriety of making certain alterations in the laying and measuring of Stone Work, in said county. Worrall Haws, Maurice James, Thomas Reece, John P. James, Geo. Anderson, Joseph Quigley, Foulk Cloud, Joseph Brown, John Hickman, John Hilton, Caleb Yarnall, John H. McGinley, Charles Stewart, Jesse E. Bond, William Burns, Caleb Bonsall, John Farra, Thomas Worrall, John King, Levi Pile, Lewis Edwards, William G. Vernon, Washington James, George Rigby, James Eves, Robert Logan, Nathaniel Williams, William Pennington, Moses Bullock, Isaac Way, Wm. E. Hoskins, Enos Smith, Levi Albany, Amos Pyott, Thomas Ellis, Joseph Rudolph, Eli Rigby, jr., William Nuzum, Lorenzo R. McBride, Joshua Fox, George Baker.
August 12, 1836 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement WANTED IMMEDIATELY. A JOURNEYMAN BLACKSMITH will find constant employment and liberal wages, by making immediate application to the subscriber in Darby. JOSEPH BONSALL. N.B. An apprentice wanted as above. Darby, July 22, 1836.
September 9, 1836 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE. WILL be exposed to public sale, at the house of William Russell, in Darby, on fifth day, the 20th of Tenth month next, at three o, P.M. all that piece or parcel of MARSH MEADOW LAND, lying in the township of Tinicum, and bounded by MartinLane, land late of Samuel Ash, deceased, George Serrill, and the river Delaware, containing NINETEEN ACRES of first rate land of superior quality. Any person wishing to purchase will be shown the property by applying to Isaac Bartram, near Darby. Conditions made known at the time of sale by MARY BONSALL.
September 30, 1836 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PRIVATE SALE. THE subscriber wishes to dispose of his HOUSE AND LOT in Darby, at private sale. The property is beautifully situated, and possesses every necessary convenience. For terms apply to JOSIAH D. BONSALL, Lodge Alley, between 8th and 9th streets, Philadelphia.
April 6, 1838 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas to me directed, I will expose to public sale at the house of William Russell, on Monday the 7th day of May next, at one o, P.M. all that certain messuage or tenement, and lot or piece of land, situate in the town of Darby, in the county of Delaware, bounded by lots of Thomas Armott, Joseph H. Bonsall, and lot late of Stephen Horne, and by the main street, and by a mill race containing about twenty four square perches of land, be the same more or less, with the appurtenances. The improvements are a two story Frame House, two rooms on a floor, cellared under, frame kitchen adjoining with room above - frame stable, slaughter house and sheds. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Jonas Morton, and to be sold by EVAN S. WAY, Sheriff.
April 27, 1838 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate TO FARMERS, CAPITALISTS, RETIRING MERCHANTS, MECHANICS, &c. - At private sale, several beautiful Real Estates in and around the Village of Darby. One farm of 94 acres and some perches, either in three different parts, or the whole together. There is on the premises a first rate spring now in full operation with about twenty cows making butter for market, three quarters of a mile below Darby, with the Darby and Chester road running through it, adjoining and in sight of John Jackson, James Andrews, William Hill, Benjamin Oakford, Isaac Oakford, John Oakford, Jonathan Haycock, Joshua Bonsall and others, a quarter of a mile from tidewater landing. Between 20 and 30 head of horses and cattle can be houses through the winter. Persons wishing to view will please call on Peter Barrand, living on the premises. ALSO - A 16 acre lot of ground in Darby, entrance through a gate on Darby bridge, and having a front of one fourth of a mile on the tidewater of said creek, with several good landing places, and several hundred feet fronting on the main road, with an immense quantity of building stone on the road and creek, besides good pasture land, large apple orchard, &c. A stream of water passes through the upper corner of the lot, of sufficient fall to turn a stone for grinding quarry tools, &c. Also, a five acre lot of beautiful land, on which is a large two story stone house, a large frame barn, and a good apple orchard, situate on the road from Darby to the Bell tavern, on the Philadelphia road, 3 1/2 miles on gravel turnpike to South street pavement. A four horse Omnibus passes by the door twice a day to and from the city - marketing also passes daily by the door. Also, another beautiful property will be parted with, between James and Joseph Buntings dwellings. A two story stone house, frame kitchen, cellared under the whole, stone barn with threshing floor, stabling, &c. There are several good springs - boating and fishing at the lower end of the lot. For terms for the above properties please apply to JAMES BUNTING. Darby, 4th mo. 27th, 1838.
November 2, 1838 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Chester, Delaware Co. 27, 1838.... Nicholas Newlin, Executor of the last will and testament, of Thomas Worrilow, late of the township of Concord, dec. Joseph Gibbons, acting administrator of the estate of John J. Hampton, late of the township of Marple, dec. Anna Bonsall and William Bunting, administrators of the estate of Benjamin Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, dec. Henry Effinger, administrator of the estate of Jacob Effinger, late of the township of Ridley, dec. Edmund Taylor, administrator of the estate of John Page, late of the township of Darby, dec. Rudolph Latch, one of the administrators of the estate of David Latch, late of the township of Marple, dec. Jane B. Hizar and Gideon Hizar, administrators of the estate of Thomas H. Hizar, late of the township of Concord, dec. Moses Wells jr. and Samuel Wells, administrators of the estate of Moses Wells, late of the township of Springfield, dec. Samuel Bartram and Elizabeth H. Palmer, administrators of the estate of Moses H. Palmer, late of the township of Darby, dec. George Trainer, administrator of the estate of James Trainer, late of the township of Ridley, dec. George Trainer, administrator of the estate of Margaret Trainer, late of the township of Ridley, dec. David Lyons, guardian of William Bittle, grandson of William Bittle, dec. Elijah Lewis, Guardian of Joseph E. Howard, son of Jonathan Howard, late of the township of Edgmont, dec. Elijah Lewis, Guardian of Emily Lobb, (late Baker,) daughter of William Baker, dec.
February 15, 1839 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement APPRENTICE WANTED. - Wanted immediately an apprentice to the Blacksmith business. A boy from 14 to 16 years of age will find a good opportunity to acquire of knowledge of the business by applying to the subscriber. JOSEPH H. BONSALL. Darby Feb. 15, 1839.
September 6, 1839 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement APPRENTICE WANTED. - Wanted immediately an apprentice to the blacksmithing business. A lad from 15 to 17 years of age, will hear of a good situation by applying to Richard Bonsall, Lodge Alley, south of the Western Hotel, Philadelphia, or to JOSEPH BONSALL. Darby, September 6, 1839.
January 3, 1840 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Philadelphia on the 28th ult., by the Rev. Mr. Stockton, Mr. HENRY P. BONSALL to Miss REBECCA M. BROWN, both of Delaware County.
January 10, 1840 DELWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate TO RENT - A Wheelwright and Coachmaker Shop, situated on the West Chester Road, six miles from Philadelphia, in a good neighborhood, and having a good run of custom. Possession given on the 25th of March next. Enquire of the subscriber living near the shop. JOSIAH D. BONSALL.
January 10, 1840 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement WANTED IMMEDIATELY - An apprentice to the Blacksmithing business. A lad from 14 to 16 years of age will hear of a good opportunity to learn the above business by making application to the subscriber in Darby. JOSEPH H. BONSALL.
August 28, 1840 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement WANTED an apprentice to the Blacksmithing business. A lad 15 or 16 years of age can have a good situation by applying to JOSEPH H. BONSALL. Darby, Aug. 28, 1840.
October 16, 1840 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement APPRENTICE WANTED. - A lad from 14 to 16 years of age is wanted as an apprentice to the blacksmithing business. Application to be made immediately to the subscriber residing on the West Chester road, in Upper Darby township. HENRY P. BONSALL.
December 25, 1840 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE - By virtue of a writ of venditioni exponas to me directed, will be exposed to public sale or vendue on the 28th day of January, 1841, at 1 o, P.M., on the premises, all that certain Messuage, Mills, Tenements, and Plantation or Tract of Land, situate on Cobb Creek, in the township of Upper Darby, county of Delaware, about four miles from the city of Philadelphia and three from the village of Darby, bounded by lands of Nathan Sellers, George Sellers, Charles Cadwallader, by CobbCreek, and by lands of Benjamin Bonsall, dec, containing 60 acres, more or less, with the appurtenances. There are on the premises a STONE MILL BUILDING, about 34 by 70 feet, three stories high, and a basement with wheel and house outside, a large Saw Mill with a frame Shop over it. The water power is said to have a head and fall of 19 feet, and to be never failing, being a branch of CobbCreek called NailorRun. Also a two story STONE BUILDING attached to the first mentioned building, about 38 by 54 feet, the lower story 15 feet high. Also a Stone Smith Shop, 24 by 90 feet. Also a Boiler and Copper Smith Shop of stone, 26 by 70 feet. Also an IRON FOUNDRY, about 40 by 120 feet, of stone, with sundry out buildings. Also two STONE MANSION HOUSES, both well finished and commodious, with water introduced into the Kitchens and with kitchen ranges and furnaces for warming the houses; each house has a spring house, bath house, hot house and other outbuildings, and a large ice house and stabling. One of the above mansion houses is 65 by 24 feet, three stories high, with a portico on the north side, and on the south side a piazza, and a conservatory for plants over it opening into the parlor by glass doors. The other mansion house is about 35 by 40 feet, two stories high, finished in the cottage style, having four rooms on a floor. Also a good stone Farm House, Barn, Waggon House, Granary and Spring House. Also a Frame Dwelling and Store House with stabling, finished in cottage style. Also a row of twelve substantial STONE BUILDINGS for workmen. The farm is well fenced and watered, and in a high state of cultivation. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Charles Sellers and George Escol Sellers, and to be sold by JOHN LARKIN, Jr., Sheriff.
February 12, 1841 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE. The subscriber intending to remove westward, will offer at public sale, on the premises on the 23d inst. at 2 o, P.M. the plantation on which he now resides, situate in the township of Darby, and county of Delaware, containing forty five acres and some perches of first quality land, on which is a house and barn cellared under 35 by 30 feet, house twenty four by eighteen feet, both new and well finished; a well at the door with a pump in it and under cover, an excellent garden paled in. As it is expected purchasers will view previous to sale, the subscribers will show the premises. Conditions at sale. JONATHAN BONSALL.
March 19, 1841 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN FOR SALE - The Stock and Tools of the wheelwright shop now occupied by the subscriber, on the West Chester road, 6 miles from Philadelphia, comprising a good lot of Tools nearly new. Also the Shop to rent, being in a good neighborhood, and a good stand for business. Possession given immediately. Enquire of the subscriber. HENRY P. BONSALL
July 23, 1841 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE - By virtue of a writ of venditioni exponas to me directed, will be exposed to public sale or vendue, on Saturday, the 14th day of August, 1841, at 1 o, P.M. on the premises all that certain Messuage, mills, Tenements and plantation or tract of land, situate on Cobbs creek, in the Upper Darby township, Delaware county, near the West Chester road, on a road called Marshall road, about four miles from the city of Philadelphia, and three from the Village of Darby, bounded by lands of Nathan Sellers, George Sellers, Charles Cadwallader, by Cobbs Creek, and by lands of Benj. Bonsall, dec. containing SIXTY ACRES more or less, with the appurtenances. There is on the premises a stone mill building, about 34 by 70 feet, three stories high; a basement with a wheel house outside, a large SAW MILL with a frame shop over it. The water power is said to have a head and fall of 19 feet, and to be never failing, being a branch of Cobbcreek, called Naylorrun.
September 3, 1841 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE - All persons indebted to the estate of Susanna Bonsall, late of Upper Darby, deceased, are requested to make payment; and those having claims against the said estate, to present them duly authenticated for settlement to JOSEPH PALMER, Adm.
September 17, 1841 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE - All persons indebted to the estate of Susanna Bonsall, late of Upper Darby, deceased, are requested to make payment; and those having claims against the said estate, to present them duly authenticated for settlement to JOSEPH PALMER, Adm.
March 4, 1842 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice DIED - At the residence of his brother, in Philadelphia, on Saturday last, after a lingering illness, which he bore with uncommon fortitude, HENRY P. BONSALL, aged 28 years. With the deceased we have been personally acquainted for a number of years, and a more excellent man we have seldom known....
April 8, 1842 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE - All persons indebted to the estate Henry P. Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, deceased, are requested to make payment to the subscribers; and those having demands against said deceased, will present their accounts for settlement to RICHARD BONSALL, JOSEPH H. BONSALL, Administrators.
April 8, 1842 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE - All persons indebted to the estate of Henry P. Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, deceased, are requested to make payment to the subscribers; and those having demands against said deceased, will present their accounts for settlement to RICHARD BONSALL, JOSEPH H. BONSALL, Administrators
October 28, 1842 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Chester, Del. Co. Oct. 28, 1842... The account of John Jackson, Executor of the last will and testament of Jacob Jackson, late of the township of Upper Darby, deceased. The account of Robert Martin, Administrator of James Martin, late of the township of Haverford, deceased. The account of Sarah Evans, Administratrix of the estate of William H. Evans, late of the township of Upper Darby, dec. The account of Joseph Palmer, Administrator of the estate of Susanna Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, deceased. The account of Isaac Green, Guardian of William Green, minor son of Smedley Green, of the township of Edgmont. The account of John S. Moore, Administrator of John C. Morton, late of the township of Springfield, deceased. The account of William Gamble, Administrator of James Gamble, late of the township of Concord, deceased. The account of Edward B. Green and Homer Eachus, Executors of the last will and testament of Robert Green, late of the township of Edgmont, deceased. The account of the Administration of Charles Baldwin and Caleb J. Hoopes, Administrators of DE BONIS NON CUM TESTAMENTO ANNEXO of Bennett Yarnall, late of the township of Thornbury, deceased. The account of the Administration of Jonas P. Yarnall, Executor of the last will and testament of Bennett Yarnall, late of the township of Thornbury, deceased, now exhibited by Charles Baldwin and Caleb J. Hoopes, Administrators of the estate of Jonas P. Yarnall, deceased. The account of the Administration of Charles Baldwin and Caleb J. Hoopes, Administrators of Jonas P. Yarnall, late of the township of Thornbury deceased. The account of Spencer McIlvain and John Noble, Administrators of Aaron T. Morton, late of the township of Ridley, deceased...
December 16, 1842 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE.- Pursuant to an order of the OrphanCourt of Delaware county, made the 28th day of November 1842, will be sold at public sale, on Thursday. the 12th of January, 1843, on the premises late of Henry P. Bonsall, dec, in the township of Upper Darby, Delaware county, on the West Chester road, a Messuage and lot of Land, containing about TWENTY FOUR PERCHES, bounded by lands of Josiah D. Bonsall, and the West Chester road. The improvements are a new and substantial FRAME HOUSE, two stories high, rough cast, with two rooms on a floor, and finished in a workmanlike manner. There is a well of good water at the door, and every convenience to make the dwelling comfortable. The above described property is situated about six miles from Philadelphia, in a desirable neighborhood, and would be an excellent situation for a mechanic of almost any description. Sale to commence at 1 o, P.M. on said day, when the conditions will be made known by RICHARD BONSALL, JOSEPH H. BONSALL, Administrators
February 3, 1843 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE - Pursuant to an order of a special Orphans'county, held at Chester, Delaware county, on Monday, January 31, 1843, will be exposed to public sale, at the house of Norris Hannum, in Darby, on Friday the 24th day of February, at three o, P.M. one moiety or undivided half part of a certain LOT OF GROUND, situate in the Village of Darby, Delaware county, bounded by lands of Josiah D. Bonsall, Thomas Armott, the main road, and by a mill race. The improvements consists of A FRAME HOUSE, two stories high, with two rooms on the first floor, two on the second, two good cellars under, and a frame kitchen adjoining, with a well of water at the door, with a pump in it; frame stable and frame slaughter house. The property is situated in the centre of the Village, and offers inducements for a butcher, or mechanic of almost any description. Persons desirous of viewing the premises previous to the day of sale, will be shown the same by Edward Ingram, residing thereon. Conditions at sale. MARY JUSTIS, Adm, JUSTIS CULIN, Adm. By the Court - JAMES HUSTON, Clerk. ALSO - At the same time and place will be offered at public sale, the other two moieties or undivided parts of the above described property. JESSE M. JUSTIS, CHARLES JUSTIS, Jr.
March 17, 1843 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE - By virtue of a writ of testatum venditioni exponas to me directed, will be sold at public sale or vendue at the public house of William Russell, in Darby, on Thursday the 6th day of April next, at two o, P.M. all that certain MESSUAGE OR TENEMENT AND TWO LOTS OF GROUND, situated on the main street in the Village of Darby, Delaware county, Pa. one of them bounded by lands of John Bunting, the heirs of Mary Pancoast, Elizabeth Garrett, and the main street, containing TWENTY SQUARE PERCHES, and one hundred and sixty feet, more or less; the other lot bounded by lands of Joseph H. Bonsall, the heirs of Matthew Holstein, and the said main street, containing SEVEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FOUR SQUARE FEET, more or less with the appurtenances. The improvements on the first mentioned lot are a frame DWELLING HOUSE, two stories high, about twenty by forty feet, with a porch in front, and is suitable for two families; a well of water near the door. On the second lot there is a frame carriage house. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Owen McGirr, and to be sold by JOHN LARKIN, Jr., Sheriff.
July 28, 1843 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, CHESTER, Del. Co. July 28, 1843... The supplemental and final account of Mary S. Bunting, Administrator of James Bunting, late of the township of Darby, deceased. The account of Paul JOnes, Administrator of the estate of Richard Kimber, late of the township of Radnor, deceased. The account of Peter Pechin and Charles Kugler, Administrators of the estate of John P. mIller, late of the township of Haverford, deceased. The supplemental account of Thomas Robinson, Administrator de bonis non of Abigail Graham, late of the township of Chester, deceased. The account of M.C. Shallcross, Executor of Aaron Swayne, late of the township of Darby, deceased. The account of Rolph C. Marsh and Morris Palmer, Executors of Joseph Hatton, late of the township of Concord, deceased. The account of Isaac Stewart, Administrator of John Stewart, late of the township of Ridley, deceased. The account of Richard Bonsall and Joseph H. Bonsall, Executors of Henry P. Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, deceased...
May 3, 1844 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Chester, Del. Co., April 26, 1844... The final account of John Sellers, Jr., guardian of Jesse Bonsall, minor son of Benjamin Bonsall, late of Upper Darby, deceased.
January 9, 1846 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice DIED - At the residence of Richard Bonsall, in Philadelphia, on the 5th inst., BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEAVER, (in the 22d year of his age,) son of Joseph Weaver, Jr., of this borough. The deceased was a young man of much promise, and bid fair to become a useful and valuable member of Society... His remains were brought to this town, and attended to their last resting place by a numerous body of relatives and friends, including the members of the society of I.O. of O.F., of which he was a beloved member.
May 1, 1846 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement BLACKSMITHING - The subscriber has just opened a Shop near the new Factory of John P. Crozer, in Chester township, on the road leading from the Middletown road to the Concord road, where he is prepared to do all kinds of Smith work on reasonable terms. The business of horse shoeing will receive particular attention, as he flatters himself he can give every satisfaction in that branch of business to his old friends who may be disposed to favor him with a share of their custom. He invites farmers and others in want of Smith work, in his neighborhood, to give him a trial. RICHARD BONSALL
May 1, 1846 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, CHESTER, Del. Co., April 25, 1846... The final account of John Sellers, Jr. Guardian of Jesse Bonsall.
June 12, 1846 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On Wednesday, the 10th inst., at Lapidea, by the Rev. D. Janeway, Dr. J.K. BONSALL, to ANN SNOWDEN, daughter of the Hon. George G. Leiper.
January 22, 1847 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice DIED - At his residence, in Darby, on Sunday evening, January 17, 1847, Mr. JOSEPH H. BONSALL, in the 38th year of his age. The deceased enjoyed largely the confidence of the community in which he lived, and certainly no man deserved it in a greater degree...
January 29, 1847 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE. - Letters testamentary on the estate of Joseph H. Bonsall, late of the township of Darby, Delaware county, deceased, have been granted by the Register of Wills to the subscribers. All persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment, and those having claims or demands will present them to the undersigned for settlement. ELLEN M. BONSALL, Executrix, Y.S. WALTER, Executor.
June 11, 1847 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Obituary DIED - At the residence of her father, Hon. George G. Leiper, on Sunday afternoon, the 6th of June, 1847, Mrs. ANNE LEIPER BONSALL, consort of Dr. J.K. BONSALL, in the 30th year of her age. The sudden demise of this estimable lady has cast a gloom over our extended circle of acquaintance, and engaged the sympathies of many. Her numerous friends and large acquaintance feel and deplore her removal, but in the domestic circle, where her virtues shone with peculiar loveliness, her loss is irreparable. In early youth Mrs. Bonsall was possessed of more than ordinary vivacity and fitness to attract in the gay and fashionable circle; but some years ago, in the providence of God, she was destined to pass through trials which were instrumental in directing her to friend who sticketh closer than a brother.'She then made a public profession if her faith in her Saviour, and attached herself to the church of her ancestors, of which she continued until her death, a consistent and exemplary member. Her funeral, on Wednesday afternoon, was attended by a very large assemblage of mourning relatives, friends and neighbors, and the suppressed tone of utterance and tearful eye combined to testify this to be truly the House of Mourning...A long procession followed the hearse to the Ridley Presbyterian Church, where the dispensation was feelingly commented upon by the Rev. Mr. Dale, the Pastor; and at the grave a seasonable exhortation by Dr. Richard Thomas, of Baltimore, and the assembly dispersed with sympathies deeply extended towards the bereaved husband and the afflicted family.
June 18, 1847 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate NOTICE - Letters of Administration to the estate of T. Shipley Flounders, having been granted to the subscriber, notice is hereby given to all persons indebted to or having claims against said estate, to present them for settlement to JONATHAN BONSALL, Jr., Administrator, No. 230 Cedar st., Phila.
October 29, 1847 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Chester, Delaware County, Oct. 23, 1847... The account of Jonathan Bonsall, The account of James Bonsall and Joseph Palmer, Administrators of Joseph Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, dec.
December 10, 1847 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PRIVATE SALE - A House and lot, situate near the centre of the Village of Darby, belonging to the estate of Joseph H. Bonsall, deceased, are offered at private sale. The house has been rebuilt within the last few years, and is a substantial and comfortable dwelling. There are two rooms on the first floor, three on the second, and two finished rooms in the garrett. There is a well of excellent water under cover at the door, and a frame stable on the premises. For a private residence this situation is a very desirable one. For further particulars, enquire of E.M. Bonsall, residing thereon. ELLEN M. BONSALL, Ex. Y.S. WALTER, Executor
May 26, 1848 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice DIED - At his residence, in Philadelphia, on Saturday evening, the 20th instant, JONATHAN BONSALL, in the 78th year of his age.
July 28, 1848 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Obituary Died, in Upper Darby, Delaware county, on Sunday, the 16th of July, 1848, HENRY L. BONSALL, in the 22d year of his age. The deceased was a young man of much promise, and endeared by many excellent traits of character to all who knew him. Of a kind and gentle disposition, agreeable manners, and a pleasing deportment, he won the confidence and esteem of all... On Sunday evening, at 8 o, he quietly sank into the arms of the Redeemer, and passed from this world of trouble to one of perfect love and peace.
March 23, 1849 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On the 15th inst., by the Rev. John L. Grant, SAMUEL MOORE to Miss HANNAH ANN BONSALL, both of Delaware county.
April 6, 1849 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On the 29th, by the Rev. D.N. Hollock, CHARLES BONSALL, to SUSANNA SHAW, both of Darby, Delaware county.
April 13, 1849 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement SPRING MILLINERY. - Mrs. R.M. BONSALL, begs leave to inform her friends and the public in general, that she has removed her establishment opposite Hugh P. Lloyd Store, in Darby, where she continues the business of Millinery and DRESS MAKING in all their branches. By attention to business, and a disposition to please all who favor her with their custom, she hopes to receive a share of public patronage.
May 15, 1850 THE UPLAND UNION Advertisement NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Testamentary on the estate of JOHN E. LOBB, late of Upper Darby, dec., have been granted to the subscribers. All persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment, and those having demands may present them for settlement. GEORGE C. DAVIS, Residing in U. Darby, WM. H. BONSALL, Residing in L. Darby, Executors.
October 18, 1850 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate REAL ESTATE AT PUBLIC SALE. - Pursuant to an Order of the Orphans'Court of Delaware County, will be sold at public sale, on the premises, on Monday, the 18th of November next, the following described valuable real estate, late the property of William McCall, dec. situate in the township of Chester, on the land leading from the Concord road to the Edgmont Great Road, and bounded by lands of Samuel West, John P. Crozer, Richard Bonsall, and by Chester creek, containing about EIGHTY NINE ACRES of land, about eight acres of which is heavily timbered Woodland. The improvements are a two story frame dwelling house, twenty by thirty six feet, piazza in front, and cellared under, with two rooms and an entry on the first floor, and four on the second, with a kitchen 14 by 17 feet attached, in which there is a well of excellent soft water, with a pump in the same, a superior spring of water convenient to the mansion houses, over which there is created a dwelling house 28 by 24 feet, with two rooms on the first floor, and three on the second; a frame BARN 45 feet square, with large sheds attached, and stone stabling under it sufficient for fifteen head of cattle and five horses; a wagon house and corn crib, with a granary over the same; carriage house, smoke house, and other out buildings. The buildings are in good order, having all been erected within the last few years by the late owner. There are upon the premises a thriving Apple Orchard of well selected fruit, and a variety of other fruit trees. The land is of the best quality, well watered, in a high state of cultivation, and has been recently well limed. It is divided into convenient sized fields, by good post and rail fences. The above property is situated on the tide water of Chester creek, adjoining the thriving village of Upland, 1 1/2 miles west of Chester, and 16 from Philadelphia, in one of the most healthy locations in Delaware county, convenient to the places of public worship, schools, mills, &c. Persons wishing to view the premises before the day of sale, will call upon William, McCall, residing thereon. Sale to commence at 1 o, P.M., on said day, and conditions made known by WILLIAM McCALL, JESSE M. McCALL, Adm.
May 30, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On the evening of the 22d inst., at Darby, according to the order of the Society of Friends, JAMES D. BYERLY, of Philadelphia, to HANNAH B. BONSALL, of the former place.
June 20, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate NOTICE. - In the Common Pleas of Delaware County. MARIS W. LEWIS and Sidney his wife in right of said Sidney, vs. Tyson H, Simmons, William Ferris and Hannah his wife, in right of said Hannah, William Newton and Margaret his wife, in right of said Margaret, Edward T. Crispin and Sarah his wife, in right of said Sarah, William H. Simmons, Jane Ward, Joseph L. Sager and Ellen his wife, in right of said Ellen. Notice is hereby given, to the above named parties, that by virtue of the above writ, an Inquest will be held and taken on the premises therein described, to wit: two certain messuages and lots or pieces of land, situated in the township of Darby, in the county of Delaware, and State of Pennsylvania, one of said lots or pieces of land with the messuage, bounded by lands of Thomas Steel, lands late of Martin Holstein, deceased, and by the Philadelphia and Wilmington great road, containing about thirty square perches of land, with the appurtenances; the other of said lots or pieces of land with the messuage, bounded by lot late of Joseph H. Bonsall, deceased, by lot of Jesse D. Bunting, by the Haverford road, and by Steelemill race, containing about eighty four square perches of land with the appurtenances, be the same more or less. Said Inquest will be held and taken on said premises, on Wednesday, the 13th of August, 1851, at 10 o, A.M., for the purpose of making partition or valuation and appraisment of said estate, as in said writ required, at which time and place said parties can attend if they think proper. H.F. ESREY, Sheriff.
August 1, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Media, Delaware County, July 25, 1851... The account of George C. Clark, and William H. Bonsall, Executors of John E. Lobb, late of Upper Darby, deceased.
October 31, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Media, Delaware County, Oct. 31, 1851... The account of David Bonsall, executor of William Bonsall, late of Upper Darby, dec.
November 21, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice On Friday, the 10th of Nov., 1851, at his residence, in Upper Darby township, Mr. JAS. BONSALL, aged 83 years.
December 5, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE. - By virtue of an order of sale, issued out of the Court of Common Pleas of Delaware county, will be exposed to public sale on the premises, in Darby, on MONDAY, the 29th of December, inst., at two o, P.M. all those two certain Messuage, lots and pieces of Land, situate in the Village of Darby, Delaware county, bounded by lands of Thomas Steel, land late of Matthias Holstien, dec, by the Philadelphia and Wilmington post road, containing about NINETY square perches. The improvements are a frame dwelling house, two stories high, 27 by 20 feet, with kitchen attached, and a well with a pump in it at the door, a Blacksmith shop, 17 1/2 by 30 feet; Wheelwright shop 20 x 67 feet. - These shops are doing a good business, and are worthy the attention of mechanics who desire to locate themselves in a neighborhood where custom can always be had. No. 2. - Situate in the [village of] Darby, and bounded by lands of Jesse D. BUnting, lot belonging to the estate of Joseph H. Bonsall, dec. by the mill race of Thomas Steel, and by the Upper Darby road. - The improvements are a small frame house, 12 by 14 feet with a kitchen attached; also, a small frame Barn. The lot contains eight four perches, and is a most eligible situation for improvement. AARON JAMES, Sheriff.
December 5, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate FOR SALE. - One of the best business stands in Delaware county - two DWELLING HOUSES, a Blacksmith Shop, Wheelwright Shop, and several acres of land, if desired, situated on the Philadelphia and West Chester plank road, at the junction of the county line road, and fronting on both roads, about six miles from Philadelphia; would make an excellent stand for a store, being in a thickly settled neighborhood. Apply to the subscriber, on the premises. JOSIAH D. BONSALL.
December 19, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate A DESIRABLE RESIDENCE AT PUBLIC SALE. - Will be exposed to public sale, on Thursday the 5th of February, 1852, at the Hotel of Evans E. Russell, in the village of Darby, a HOUSE and GARDEN, situate in said village, late the property of Joseph H. Bonsall, deceased. The house is substantially built of stone, two stories and a half high, with piazza in front, a large parlor on the first floor, a comfortable kitchen and a wash house with a pump therein attached to the dwelling. There are three chambers on the second floor, and two well finished attics. There is also on the premises a new stable and carriage house. This property is near the terminus of the Philadelphia and Darby Plank Road, and is handsomely located for a country residence. Persons wishing to view, can do so by applying on the premises. Sale to commence at two o. Conditions at sale. ELLEN M. SERRILL, Ex. Y.S. WALTER, Executor.
December 26, 1851 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In Chester, on the 22d inst., at the residence of her son-in-law, Dr. Wm. Gray, HANNAH G. BONSALL, aged eighty one years.
January 23, 1852 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate REAL ESTATE SALE. - The real estate of Abram Powell, deceased, in Upper Darby, containing 33 1/4 acres, was sold at public sale by the Executors, and purchased by Samuel C. Bonsall, for four thousand one hundred and five dollars.
February 20, 1852 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate REAL ESTATE. - Richard Bonsall, of Upland, in Chester township, has sold his real estate, consisting of thirty eight acres, to Samuel A. Crozer, for six thousand dollars. Mr. B. has purchased a property at Brandywine Springs, containing sixty nine acres, with good improvements for four thousand one hundred and forty dollars.
September 24, 1852 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate A DESIRABLE COUNTRY RESIDENCE AT PUBLIC SALE. - Will be exposed to public sale, on Monday, the 10th of October next, at the Hotel of Evan E, Russell, in the village of Darby, a HOUSE and GARDEN, situate in said village, late the property of Joseph R. Bonsall, deceased. The house is substantially built of stone, two stories and half high, with piazza in front, a large parlor on the first floor, a comfortable kitchen and a wash house with a pump therein attached to the dwelling, and two cellars. There are three chambers on the second floor, and two well finished attics. There is also on the premises a new stable and carriage house. This property is seven miles from Philadelphia, near the terminus of the Philadelphia and Darby Plank Road, and has the advantage of a communication with the city a number of times each day by omnibus over one of the best roads in the country, and is handsomely located for a country residence. Persons wishing to view, can do so by applying on the premises. Sale to commence at two o. Conditions at sale. ELLEN M. SERRILL, Ex., Y.S. WALTER, Executor.
October 22, 1852 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Media, Delaware County, Oct. 22, 1852... The account of Louisa Bonsall, executor of Joel Bonsall, late of the township of Darby, deceased.
August 5, 1853 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice On the 2d inst., at the residence of her son, Josiah D. Bonsall, in Upper Darby, SARAH BONSALL, in the 83d year of her age.
September 30, 1853 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate EXECUTOR'S SALE. - ON MONDAY, the 17th of October next, at 2 o, P.M., will be sold at public sale, at the Buttonwood Hotel, in Darby, a certain messuage, and two lots of land, situate in the Borough of Darby, and bounded by lands of John Serrill, John White, and others, late the estate of Joseph H. Bonsall, deceased. The improvements are a substantial DWELLING HOUSE, part stone and part brick, two and a half stories high, with a piazza in front, a large parlor on the first floor, a comfortable kitchen, and a wash house with a pump therein attached to the dwelling under which there is two good cellars. - There is also on the premises a new stable and carriage house. The property is 7 miles from the city with which there is access several times a day by omnibus over an excellent plank road. It is handsomely located for a country residence, and is worthy the attention of those who wish to purchase a property near the city. Persons wishing to view, previous to sale, can do so by applying on the premises. Terms at sale. ELLEN M. SERRILL, Executrix. Y.S. WALTER, Executor.
May 12, 1854 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Philadelphia, on the 10th inst. at St. LukeChurch, by the Rev. Dr. M.A. De Wolfe Howe, SPENCER BONSALL, Esq., to Miss ELLEN CROSBY, eldest daughter of William Martin, Esq.
July 7, 1854 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement REMOVAL. - The subscriber has removed his Blacksmithing Establishment from Shoemakerville, in Chester township, to Upland street, between Broad and Larkin streets, in the borough of Chester, where he intends to direct his attention to the business of Horse Shoeing generally. Having devoted a number of years to that particular branch while at his old stand, and so far as he is informed, given satisfaction to those who employed him, he will therefore be thankful to those who may give him their custom. WILLIAM COBORN The undersigned, having for a number of years past employed William Coborn to shoe their horses, can confidently recommend his work to those who may need his services. He is a careful, good shoer, understands his business thoroughly, and will give satisfaction to those who employ him. J.K. Bonsall, John L. Crosby, Wm. Gray, Wm. Young, M.D., E.R. Crosby, J.J. Porter, M.D., John H. Hill, Abm. T. Patterson, Spencer McIlvain, Jonat. Vernon, B.D. Stetson, Philad., John W. Clark, Alex Moorhead, Geo. G. Leiper, Jesse W. Noble, John B. Holland, Eli D. Peirce, Jr., James Dicks, J.G. Johnson, Washington James, Thomas Leiper, James Irving.
August 4, 1854 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. - We, the subscribers, have this day entered into a Limited Partnership, agreeably to the provisions of the Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, passed the 1st day of March, 1836, entitled, 'An act relative to Limited Partnerships,'and do hereby certify that the name of the firm under which said partnership is to be conducted is ABRAHAM BLAKELY; that the general nature of the business to be transacted is the manufacture and sale of Cotton Goods, and the same will be transacted in the borough of Chester; that the name of the general partner of said firm is Abraham Blakely, and the special partner is Jesse K. Bonsall, M.D., both of the borough of Chester, aforesaid; that the capital contributed by the said Jesse K. Bonsall, as special partner, is fifteen thousand dollars in cash; that the period at which the said partnership is to commence is the first day of August, one thousand eight hundred and fifty four, and that it will terminate on the thirty first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and sixty one. A. BLAKELY, General Partner. J.K. Bonsall, Special Partner.
January 5, 1855 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In Philadelphia on the 28th ult., LYDIA BONSALL, wife of Edward H. Bonsall, and daughter of the late Jeremiah McIlvain, in the 60th year of her age.
March 16, 1855 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Philadelphia, on the 11th of January, by Elder George W. Morgan, JOB T. BONSALL to HANNAH B. WADDELL, both of Delaware county.
August 31, 1855 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On Tuesday, the 28th inst., by the Rt. Rev. Bishop Potter, Dr. J.K. Bonsall, of Chester, to Miss MARTHA K. LEA, of Philadelphia.
January 30, 1856 MEDIA ADVERTISER Estate REGISTER'S OFFICE, Media, Delaware Co., Jan. 25, 1856... The account of Ellen M. Serril and Y.S. Walter, executors of the last will and testament of Joseph H. Bonsall, late of Darby, dec.
March 7, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate REAL ESTATE SALE. - Will be sold at public sale on the premises in Ridley township, Delaware county, on the 25th day of March inst., a FARM, formerly belonging to the Ashton estate, containing 174 Acres, or more. It is situate on the road leading from Morris Ferry to the Springfield Road, about one mile from the Darby and Chester Plank road, and the same distance from the Newtown station, on the new West Chester Rail Road, and about eleven miles from Market street bridge. The improvements are a good Barn, stone stable high, and a frame dwelling house, suitable for a tenant house. There are two springs and a stream of water running through the premises, and a sufficiency of Woodland. It will be divided in to or three parts to suit purchasers. Immediate possession will be given. Terms will be made known on the day of sale by E.H. & J. BONSALL, for the Executors of S.M. Leiper, dec.
March 7, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF SUPERIOR BUILDING SITES AND FARM. - Will be offered at public sale on the premises, on Seventh day, (Saturday) the 22d of 3d mo., (March) 1856, at two o, P.M., a farm or tract of land, containing 23 1/2 ACRES, situate on the new road leading from the Edgmont or Middletown road to Upland mills, within the distance of three fourths of a mile from the railroad depot at Chester, Delaware county, Pa., and being bounded by the said new road, by Chester creek and by lands of Joseph Engle and John Jack, for beauty of situation, prospect, &c., for cottage sites, this land is hardly surpassed in Delaware county. The terms of payment will be made easy, and will be announced at the time of sale, or upon application to E.H. & J. BONSALL, Conveyancers. Cor. 5th and Library sts., Philad.
April 11, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate REAL ESTATE SALE. - Will be sold at public sale, on the premises, on Friday, the twenty fifth of April inst., the FARM, formerly belonging to the Ashton estate, containing ONE HUNDRED & SEVENTY FOUR ACRES, or more. It is situate on the road leading from Morris Ferry to the Springfield Road, about one mile from the Darby and Chester Plank Road, and the same distance from the Newton station, on the new West Chester Railroad, and about eleven miles from Market street bridge. The improvements are a good BARN, stone stable high, and a Frame Dwelling House, suitable for a tenant house. There are two springs and a stream of water running through the premises, and a sufficiency of Woodland. It will be divided in two or three parts to suit purchasers. Immediate possession will be given. Sale to commence at two o, P.M., when the terms will be made known by E.H. & J. BONSALL, For Executors of S.M. Leiper, dec.
April 25, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice At her residence, in the Borough of Darby, on Third day morning, the 15th inst., MARY BONSALL, aged seventy years.
May 2, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE. - By virtue of a certain writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, will be sold at public sale, in the Borough of Darby, Delaware county, Penna., on Friday, the 16th day of May inst., at two o, P.M., all those messuages and lots of land, situated in said Borough, as follows: No. 1 - A certain frame Tavern House, known as the 'GIRARD HOTEL,'and lot or piece of ground thereunto belonging, situated on the public road or Main street, bounded by lands of Norris Hannum, deceased, lands late of Isaac Pearson, now Charles Longstreth, and lands late of Samuel Pancoast, containing about one acre of land, more or less. The improvements are a frame tavern house, three stories high, forty feet front by fifty eight feet deep, four rooms on the first floor, four on the second, and six on the third, cellared under. A piazza extends round two sides of the house, and there is a well of good water in the kitchen; a frame shed, stone ice house, and other out buildings. No. 2 - All that certain lot of piece of land, situated in said Borough of Darby, bounded by High street, by lands late of Jesse D. Bunting, now of Henry Flickwir, by lands of Joseph Bunting, and by the mill race, containing within the metes and bounds above specified, two acres and a half of land, more or less. No. 3 - All that certain messuage, lot, or piece of ground, situate in the Borough aforesaid, adjoining No. 1, and bounded by Main street, by lands of Isaac L. Pearson, Martha and Ann Pearson, and land formerly of Samuel Ash, containing about fifty eight square perches of land, more or less. The improvements consist of a comfortable DWELLING HOUSE, thirty one by thirty three feet, two and a half stories high, five rooms on the first floor, four on the second and five on the attic, cellared under, and a pimp of water at the door. Also, a Frame Stable and other out buildings. No. 4 - All that certain lot, messuage, or tenement and piece of land, situate in the Borough of Darby, aforesaid, bounded by lands late of Isaac Pearson, by Front or Main street, by lands of Joseph Bonsall, and by the mill race, containing thirty two perches of land, more or less. The improvements are a BRICK HOUSE, two and a half stories high, eighteen by thirty nine feet, with three rooms on the first floor, and four on the second, cellared under, with a well of water at the door; a frame stable and other out buildings. No. 5 - A certain lot or piece of ground, situate in the Borough aforesaid, adjoining No. 4, and bounded by Front or Main street, by lands of Thomas Pearson, now or late of John Pearson, Isaac Lloyd, deceased, Joseph Bonsall, Jacob Warner and the mill race, containing forty two perches and two hundred and sixty five feet, now occupied as a Lumber Yard. The above property is situate in the centre of the Borough of Darby, within one mile of the city of Philadelphia, and is on the Plank road, which extends through the town. The tavern house is now doing a good business, and is well located for an increasing custom. The different lots are well located for building purposes, and are among the most valuable in the neighborhood. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Simeon Lord, and to be sold by JOHN M. HALL, Sheriff.
June 13, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE. - By virtue of a certain writ of Venditioni Exponas, to me directed, will be sold at public sale, on the premises, in Upper Darby township, Delaware county, on Thursday, the tenth of July next, at twelve o, noon, all that messuage, tenement, and lot or piece of land, situate in the township aforesaid, bounded by the line road, by lands of Edward Kelley and Josiah D. Bonsall, containing twenty acres and seven perches of land, more or less, with the appurtenances. The improvements are a BRICK HOUSE, three stories high, twenty six by thirty two feet, with two rooms and an entry on the first floor, five on the second, and five on the third. There is a stone kitchen attached to the dwelling, two stories high, with one room on the first floor and two on the second, with good paved and brick cellaring under the whole, and a large piazza in front of the house. A Frame Tenement, twenty by twenty six feet, two stories high, with four rooms on the first floor and four on the second, cellared under; a FRAME BARN, thirty one by thirty five feet, stone stable high, and a well of good water in the barn yard; a frame Carriage house eighteen by twenty four feet, with a granary over the same; spring house, sixteen by forty feet, built partly of stone and partly of frame, used at times as a bath house, green house, wood house, and other out buildings. This property was purchased by a gentleman from the city, and fitted up for a country residence. All the buildings are new and judiciously arranged, and it is every way a desirable place. It is within five miles of Philadelphia, and near the West Chester and Philadelphia Plank Road, in a quiet neighborhood, handsomely shaded, and commands a good view of the surrounding country. Seized and taken in execution as the property of John C. Vierick, and to be sold by JOHN M. HALL, Sheriff.
October 10, 1856 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate REAL ESTATE SALE. - Will be sold at public sale, on the premises, at one oin the afternoon, on Sixth day (Friday) the 24th of October inst., all that valuable FARM OF 116 ACRES, more or less, at Leiperville, Delaware county, Pa., within eleven miles of Market Street Bridge, accessible by Plank Road and by the Philadelphia and Baltimore and the West Chester Direct Railroad. This place is superior both on account of the first rate quality of land, as well as elevated situation, being about one and half miles from the Delaware river, of which it commands an extensive view. It is well watered and has ample BUILDINGS and a good amount of WOODLAND. It will be divided to suit purchasers, and sold on accommodating terms, which will be made known at the sale or previously. ALSO - Immediately after the sale of the above farm, a TRACT of about NINETEEN ACRES of first quality land with several BUILDINGS thereon erected, on Ridley creek and the Providence road, in Nether Providence township, Delaware county, formerly part of the estate of Pierce Crosby, deceased. E.H. & J. BONSALL, Conveyances.
November 7, 1856 DELWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE. - By virtue of sundry writs of Levari Facias, sur Mechanics Lien, to me directed, will be exposed to public sale, on the premises, on FRIDAY, the twenty first of November inst., at two oin the afternoon, all that certain CHURCH BUILDING and LOT OF GROUND, on which it is erected and curtilage belonging to said building, situate on the South side of the Darby road and the West side of Morris'Lane, in the borough of Darby, Delaware county. The lot on which said building is erected contains in front on said Darby road, one hundred feet, and extends southward along the said Morris' lane, two hundred feet, and along the line of William Dales' lot two hundred feet, thence by land of the Rev. John Patton, one hundred feet to the place of beginning, containing seventy three and a half square perches of land. The improvements consist of a large and commodious BRICK BUILDING or CHURCH, forty four by seventy two feet, with a Brick Building attached twenty eight by fifty feet, Frame shed twenty by fifty four feet, &c. Seized and taken in execution as the property of the Pastor, Trustees and Congregation of the first Presbyterian Church of Darby, owners, or reputed owners, and Charles Bonsall, Jr., contractor, and to be sold by JOHN M. HALL, Sheriff.
January 7, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN HORSES STOLEN - On Monday night, the 29th ult., a horse was stolen from Mr. Short on Tinicum Island. After the rascals had driven him a short distance, they discovered that he was affected with the heaves. They then took the animal to the place of George G. Knowles, of Upper Darby, where he was left, stealing instead a fine bay horse, Buffalo Robe, a piece of Tapestry Carpet and carriage whip. Also on the same night, a set of silver and brass mounted harness and pair of fur gloves, from the stable of George McHenry of the same township, and a light wagon made by Maris W. Lewis, of Darby, was stolen from Samuel Bonsall of U. Darby.
January 9, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Marcus Hook, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. Joseph Walker, Mr. JOSEPH M. WELLS to Miss MARY A. BONSALL, both of Delaware county.
January 14, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Marriage In Marcus Hook, on the 25th ult., by the Rev. Joseph Walker, Mr. JOSEPH M. WELLS to Miss MARY A. BONSALL, both of this county.
February 19, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Marriage On the 12th inst., by Rev. Edgar M. Levy, Mr. EVAN BONSALL to Miss JUDITH F. RICHARDS, both of Upper Darby, Delaware county.
April 3, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On Fourth day, the 25th ult., at Friends'Meeting House, Twelfth street, Philadelphia, EDWARD H. BONSALL to MARY B. HUTCHIN, both of that city.
April 17, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In this Borough, on Tuesday evening last, Mrs. MARTHA L. BONSALL, wife of J.L. BONSALL, in the 27th year of her age. The said bereavement which has taken from us this most estimable lady, in the prime of life, and in the midst of her usefulness, has caused a painful chasm not only in her immediate family, but among those who had the pleasure of her acquaintance. Eminently endowed with every womanly virtue, intelligent, interesting, generous and genial, she has left, in the society of which she was an ornament, many recollections of a noble womanworth.
April 22, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Death Notice In Chester, on the 14th inst., Mrs. MARTHA L. BONSALL, wife of J.K. BONSALL, M.D., in the 27th year of her age.
July 10, 1857 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of sundry writs of Venditioni Exponas, to me directed, will be sold at public sale, on the premises, in Upper Darby township, Delaware county, Penna., on Thursday, the sixth day of August next, at three oin the afternoon, all those several lots or pieces of land, with the improvements thereon erected, to wit: No. 1 - All the right, title and interest of Ethelbert A. Lobb, of, in and to all that certain tract of land, situated in the township and county aforesaid, bounded on the north by the Baltimore turnpike road, on the east by lands of Charles Kelly, on the south by lands of Israel Lobb, deceased, and on the west by the Springfield road, containing THIRTY ACRES, more or less, of first rate land. The improvements consist of a STONE MANSION HOUSE, thirty six by forty eight feet, two and a half stories high, with four rooms and a kitchen on the first floor, and four on the second, cellared under, with a well of good water in the kitchen; STONE BARN, thirty two by forty seven feet, frame wagon house attached, ice house and carriage shed and a well of water in the barn yard. There is an APPLE ORCHARD of choice fruit and a number of shade and ornamental trees on the premises. No. 2 - All the right, title and interest of Horatio W. Lobb, in the following described lot or piece of land, with the improvements thereon erected, beginning at an angle formed by the Springfield road and Baltimore turnpike, thence north 63 1/2 degrees, east, 14.7 perches; south 26 1/2 degrees, east, 22.14 perches, to a cedar tree, thence at right angles 1 1/2 perches to the middle of the Springfield road, thence up the same 26.5 perches to the place of beginning, containing ONE ACRE AND TWENTY THREE PERCHES, with the appurtenances. The improvements consist of a STONE MANSION HOUSE, twenty six by forty feet, two and a half stories high, with three rooms on the first floor, and four on the second; STONE STORE HOUSE attached, twenty two by forty feet, two and a half stories high, with one large store room on the first floor, two rooms on the second, cellared under, and a well of good water at the kitchen door; a STONE TENEMENT, twenty eight by twenty eight feet, two stories and a half high, four rooms on the first floor and four on the second, with a frame shop attached; frame stable and carriage house twenty two by thirty six feet; stone blacksmith shop, and other out buildings. This property is eligibly situated on the Philadelphia and Baltimore Turnpike, and being in the midst of a thriving and industrious agricultural and manufacturing population - the store has been doing a business equal to that of any other in the county. It is within six miles of the city, and nearly adjoins the Clifton station on the Philadelphia and West Chester Railroad, on which cars are running to the city every hour. No. 3 - Will be sold at the same time and place, all the right, title and interest of Ethelbert A. Lobb, in and to all that certain messuage and lot of ground, situated in the Borough of Darby, in the county and State aforesaid, bounded by lots of Thomas Amot, Joseph Bonsall, and lot late of Stephen Horne, by the Main street, and by the mill race, containing TWENTY FOUR SQUARE PERCHES, more or less. The improvements consist of a FRAME DWELLING HOUSE, sixteen by thirty feet, two and a half stories high, with a frame kitchen attached, cellared under, a piazza in front and a well of good water at the door; two frame stables and other out buildings. This property is situated on the Main street, and is in the best part of the Borough for business purposes. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Ethelbert A. Lobb and Horatio W. Lobb, and to be sold by JOHN M. HALL, Sheriff.
February 12, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. - Sealed proposals will be received by the Commissioners, at their office, in the Borough of Media, on Monday, the 22d of February inst., for the erection of TWO BRIDGES on the Burr plan, one of them over Chester creek at the Presbyterian Ford, the other over Darby creek at Bonsall Ford. Specifications may be seen at the prothonotaryOffice, in Media, or at the office of Baker & Eyre in Chester. PERCIPHOR BAKER, SAMUEL LEEDOM, JAMES CLOUD, Commissioners.
April 2, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. - BY virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, in the township of Ridley, on Monday, the third of May, 1858, at one oin the afternoon, the following described REAL ESTATE, to wit: No. 1 is all that certain messuage or tenement, plantation or tract of land, situate in the township of Ridley, Delaware county, Penna., bounded and described as follows: - beginning near a sluice at low water mark on the east side of Crum creek, thence by lands of J.R. Morris and Jesse K. Bonsall, the three following courses up a Canal N. 1/2 degree W. 21.32 perches, N. 23 degrees W. 10.69 perches, N. 1 degree W. 28 perches, to the head gate on said Canal, N. 21 1/4 degrees W. 8.62 perches to a stake, N. 11 1/4 degrees W. 11 1/2 perches, to a stake, N. 35 1/2 degrees W. 22.72 perches to a stake, N. 23 degrees W. 91.18 perches to a stone in the Post Road, thence along the said Road, S. 57 3/4 degrees W. 15.18 to the middle of the arch of the Bridge over Little Crum Creek, thence along the middle of said creek, the several courses thereof 77.8 perches to tide water, thence along the low water mark of said creek, the several courses thereof 100.6 perches, to the mouth of said Little Crum creek, thence along the low water of Big Crum creek, the several courses thereof 162.2 perches to the place of beginning, containing SEVENTY ONE ACRES one rood and three perches of land, be the same more or less. The improvements consist of a comfortable DWELLING HOUSE, 16 by 33 feet, part stone and part frame, two stories high, with a frame kitchen attached and a well of water at the door, frame barn, stone stable high, 40 by 50 feet, with wagon house attached, frame shed 15 by 31 feet, frame tenement, stone spring house over a good spring of water, together with the other necessary out buildings. There is also on this tract a STONE QUARRY of excellent stone for building and other purposes, near a landing on Crum creek. No. 2 is all that certain plantation and tract of land, situate in the township aforesaid bounded and described as follows: - Beginning at a point opposite a sluice at low water mark in Crum creek, thence up what is called the canal, N. 1/2 degree W. 21.32 perches, N. 23 degrees W. 10.69 perches, N. 1 degree W. 28 perches to the head gate, thence by lines of Tract No. 1 N. 21 1/4 degrees W. 8.62 perches, to a post. and N. 11 degrees W. 11.5 perches to a post, and N. 5 1/2 degrees W. 22.72 perches to a post, and N. 23 degrees W. 91.18 perches to a stone, a corner of land formerly belonging to Joseph Garrett, but now of Morris & Bonsall, thence by lines of the same S. 38 1/2 degrees E. 190.59 perches to a stone, and S. 47 1/4 degrees W. 70.65 perches to Crum creek, thence up the said creek, the several courses thereof to the place of beginning, containing FORTY FOUR ACRES and fifty one perches of land, more or less. The improvements consist of TWO DOUBLE FRAME HOUSES, 15 by 31 feet, two stories high, with a frame kitchen attached, one and a half stories high, 15 by 19 feet, stone tenement, 18 by 46 feet, one and a half stories high, cellared under, stone milk house, with well of good water at the door and a small log barn. There is on this tract extensive QUARRIES OF STONE for building purposes, near a landing on Crum creek, where vessels can receive freight. No. 3 is all that certain piece or parcel of MEADOW LAND, situate in the said township, bounded and described be metes and bounds, as follows: - Beginning at a point by the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad and a corner of Morris & Bonsall land, thence by the same land N. 40 1/2 degrees W. 22.5 perches to a stone, S. 45 degrees W. 42.15 perches to a stone, S. 28 degrees E. 29.45 perches to a stake, and S. 34 1/2 degrees E. 6.4 perches to a stake on the south side of the said railroad, thence along the north side of said railroad N. 79 3/4 degrees E. 22.45 perches, N. 83 1/2 degrees E. 19.35 perches, N. 86 degrees E. 12.6 perches, S. 10 1/2 degrees E. 1.1 perches and N. 87 1/2 degrees 4.95 perches to the place of beginning, containing FIFTEEN ACRES and forty perches of land, be the same more or less. No. 4 is all that certain lot or piece of land, situate in the township of Ridley aforesaid, bounded by the Great Southern Post Road, School House Lot and by land late of James McCormick and others, containing FOUR ACRES and fifty six square perches. The improvements consist of TWO DOUBLE FRAME HOUSES, 15 1/2 by 37 feet, two stories high, with a well of good water at the door.... Seized and taken in execution as the property of William J. Leiper and to be sold by JONATHAN VERNON, Sheriff.
April 16, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE. - Will be sold at public sale, on Fifth day, the 20th of Fifth month next, at the Buttonwood Hotel, in the Borough of Darby, at three oin the afternoon, the following described property, late the REAL ESTATE of Joseph Bunting, deceased, to wit: - A SMALL FARM, containing FOURTEEN ACRES and one hundred and five square perches of land, situate in Upper Darby township, Delaware county, bounded by lands late of Joseph Bonsall, deceased, by lands of David Maule, Amos Bonsall, and George Lincoln. The land is well fenced, in a high state of cultivation, having been recently well dressed with guano, and has just been put down in grass. There is upon the premises a stream of running water from a spring, and good clay for brickmaking; and being within four and a half miles of Market Street Bridge, makes it a desirable property for persons who wish to engage in the business. The Philadelphia and West Chester Direct Railroad passes through one corner of the premises, and it is within one fourth of a mile of two Depots on said Road. Persons desirous of viewing the property previous to the sale, can call on Joseph M. Bunting residing in Darby. JOSEPH M. BUNTING, JOSIAH BUNTING, Jr., Executors.
April 30, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Advertisement DRESS MAKING AND MILLINERY. - Mrs. R.M. BONSALL begs leave to inform her friends and the public, that she still continues the Dress making and Millinery, in the Borough of Darby, and that she has attached to the business a DRY GOODS AND TRIMMING STORE, at which Ladies can be furnished with almost any article in the Trimming line, they desire. A share of the public patronage is respectfully solicited.
November 12, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice At his residence, in this Borough, on Sunday morning last, J.K. BONSALL, M.D., in the fifty first year of his age. The deceased was for several years past, a resident physician of this place, and his demise will be keenly felt, not only by his immediate relatives, but by many devoted friends. He graduated at the University of Pennsylvania with honor, after which he located for a short time in Schuylkill county in this State. An opportunity presented itself, and he visited Manila, the capital of the Phillipine Islands, where he practiced successfully for several years. On his return to his native country, he resumed his professional calling in this Borough, and soon obtained a permanent and lucrative practice. He was an ardent admirer of the science of medicine, and devoted himself to it conscientiously, and with a desire to contribute his best efforts to relieve suffering humanity, without reference to emolument - a large portion of his services being gratuitous. He gained the confidence of his fellowmen by strict probity, and in his social intercourse he was an agreeable companion and a kind friend. His remains were deposited in the Presbyterian burial grounds at Ridley.
November 26, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY. - Will be sold at public sale, at the late residence of JESSE K. BONSALL, M.D., deceased, in the Borough of Chester, on SATURDAY, the 4th of DECEMBER, 1858, at ten o, A.M., the following articles of personal property, to wit: - One sett of elegant Walnut Parlor Furniture, consisting of a large hair sofa, 2 arm and 6 small chairs, all hair seat; one large and one pier table, both with marble tops, card table, what not, 7 Venetian blinds, and a large mirror, with gilt frame. Dining room and Parlor Oak Furniture, consisting of a cupboard, extension dining table, sideboard, settee, 6 dining arm chairs, bookcase, recumbent chair, 2 large arm chairs, 6 chairs, table, 5 window shades and cornices. Chamber furniture, comprising 1 highly finished walnut bedstead, 2 dressing bureaus, 2 washstands, with marble tops (1 double), 10 chairs (6 cane seat); also, 1 handsome sett of Cottage Furniture and two Chambers setts. Lot of Carpet consisting of 69 yards of velvet, 90 yards of imperial, 84 yards of matting, and oil cloth. The above articles are in excellent condition, having been of the best, most fashionable, and expensive description, and having been comparatively little used since their purchase, together with Kitchen Utensils of all kinds, refrigerator, hat rack, iron bedstead, drum and stove, 4 mattresses (1 with springs), 1 comfortable, pair of blankets, 4 gas fixtures, lot of books and numerous other articles. Also, at the same time and place, one trotting wagon, 2 setts of harness, and a carriage robe. Also, a costly Diamond Bracelet, breast pin, and finger ring. JOHN M. BROOMALL, Administrator.
November 26, 1858 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In Middletown, on Thursday, the 18th inst., HANNAH B. BONSALL, wife of Job T. BONSALL aged twenty three years.
May 27, 1859 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On the 18th inst., by the Rev. Francis C. Pearson of West Philadelphia, Mr. LEWIS K. BONSALL to Miss MARY F. PALMER, both of Delaware county.
June 3, 1859 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Court REECE W. FLOWER vs. SAMUEL C. BONSALL, RICHARD L. JAMES, WILLIAM GARRETT, LEWIS COOK AND LEVI LUKENS. - This was a case of trespass, and the injury alleged by the plaintiff was, that the defendants entered upon his lands and removed a fence erected thereon. The circumstances of the case are briefly as follows: Reece W. Flower owns about half an acre of enclosed land in Upper Darby, through which runs a road leading from Darby and Haverford road to the West Chester road, near the five mile stone; and in 1856, conceiving, as was asserted, that this first mentioned road encroached upon his boundaries, he erected a fence which ran into it, and closed about half from the public use where it opens into the West Chester road. The adjacent landholders called upon the supervisor of the township, and threatened to prosecute him unless the obstruction was removed, and in consequence, after in vain warning Mr. Flower to remove it himself, he took his posse and tore it down. For this the supervisor, and all engaged with him - the defendants - were sued in action of trespass. It was not denied that some of the fence was in the road, and therefore, rightfully removed, and the question in issue narrowed down to the point whether any - the most minute - portion of it, was out and upon the bordering lands of Reece W. Flower - if in the affirmative, then a trespass was committed. The suit was commenced in 1856, and for three years has been its slow length along,'through the intricacies of pleadings and around the sharp turns of the law. It has afford excellent opportunities for the display of the maneuvering and procrastinating skill of the lawyers, and they have been embraced; and when, after most able efforts by the counsels on both sides, the cause was brought to a close by a verdict for the defendants, the satisfaction evinced by a number of citizens of Upper Darby who had been present during the trial, showed that to the people of that township the case was one of more than ordinary interest. Morris and Lewis for plaintiff. Price and Broomall for defendants.
November 11, 1859 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY. - Will be sold at public sale, on the premises, on FIFTH DAY, the 17th of November inst., a SMALL FARM, within four miles of Philadelphia, situate in Upper Darby township, Delaware county, bounded by lands of Nancy Kenny [?], Joseph Bonsall, Joseph Bunting, Dr. George Smith, and by the Baltimore Turnpike, and is within three hundred yards of the Philadelphia and West Chester Direct Railroad, containing TWENTY SIX AND ONE QUARTER ACRES. The improvements are a good STONE HOUSE, with three rooms and a hall on each floor, kitchen attached, and cellar under the whole, a well of good water at the door, Milk house, Ice house and Frame Barn. There is a good APPLE ORCHARD and a variety of other Fruit Trees on the premises. Persons wishing to view the property, previous to the sale, can call on the subscriber, residing thereon, of at No. 836 Market street, Philadelphia PERSONAL PROPERTY....DAVID MAUL.
December 16, 1859 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Philadelphia, on the 3rd of November last, by the Rev. Mr. Bomberger, Mr. FRANK BEDFORD BONSALL, of Darby, to Miss ANNA IRENE WORRELL, of Pittsburg.
January 6, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Philadelphia, on the 29th ult., by Alderman William P. HIbberd, Mr. JAMES BONSALL to Miss MARY E. CALVERT, both of Delaware county.
January 20, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In the Borough of Darby, on Sixth day last, the 13th inst., SARAH BONSALL, a member of the Society of Friends, widow of Vincent Bonsall, in the eighty sixth year of her age. She was the wife of Vincent Bonsall, born April 30, 1773 .He was the son of Phillip and Catherine Bonsall. Sarah was born Sarah Laycock November 28, 1774 and died January 6, 1860 in Darby. They were married June 9,1796 and had one son: William born March 24, 1797. WRB
April 27, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate REGISTER'S OFFICER, Media, Delaware County, April 27, 1860... The final account of Joseph M. Bunting, guardian of Bedford M. Bonsall.
July 18, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN THE NEW FACTORY AT DARBY. - The masonary of this factory, now being erected by Simeon Lord, of Nether Providence, is going rapidly on and when the building is completed, it will undoubtedly be the largest and finest for the purpose in the county, and perhaps in the State. Its dimensions are three hundred and six feet by fifty five, three stories high. The thickness of the main walls is three and a half feet; cross walls two feet. W. & C.H. BONSALL, of Darby township, masons, and John Free, carpenter, all good and reliable mechanics, are the contractors. The amount of business that this mill will bring to that place, will be very great.
July 20, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PEREMPTORY SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - BY order of the Orphans' Court of Delaware county, and by the act of the parties in interest, will be sold at public sale, on THURSDAY, the 16th of August next, at one oin the afternoon, on the premises, in Ridley township, Delaware county, the following valuable tracts of land, known as the 'NEWBOLD LANDS,'late of J.K. Bonsall and J.R. Morris, deceased. No. 1 - Bounded by the Chester and Darby Plank Road, by No. 2, by the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad, by lands of Israel Maddox and Joseph Ward, by Stony creek and Darby creek, containing SEVENTY EIGHT ACRES and seven perches, upon which are a DWELLING HOUSE and spring house, landings on the above creeks, and excellent quarries of stone. No. 2 - Bounded by the above tract, by lands of John C. Leiper, by the said Plank Road and Railroad, and by Crum creek, containing 83 1/2 ACRES, upon which are a large STONE BARN, springs, landings on Crum creek, and extensive [ ]. The [ ] are located upon the highest ground on the road between Chester and Philadelphia, two and a half miles from Chester, and four and a half miles from Darby, commanding a view of the Delaware river and the surrounding country for many miles. No. 3 containing 23 acres, No. 4, 20 acres, No. 5, 13 1/2 acres, and No. 6, 11 1/2 acres, are tracts of highly productive meadow land lying contiguous to one another, altogether bounded by lands of Robert Henderson, by the said Railroad and river, and by Crum creek. They are well ditched and banked, and are of ready access by a road leading from the Darby Plank Road between tracts Nos. 1 and 2. The Crum creek station on the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad, is between tracts Nos. 1 and 3, and is within fifteen minutes running from Philadelphia. Few opportunities like the above can be expected in Delaware county, to obtain desirable land at prices affording room for speculation. The sale will be positive, as it is necessary to settle the estates of the late owners. The terms will be made easy to suit purchasers. M.G. GRAY, G.E. DARLINGTON, Admr. of J.R. MORRIS, dec.
August 3, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In Upper Darby, on the 17th ult., ALFRED, aged 3 years, and on the 24th ult., LOTTIE L., aged five years and twenty five days, children of Reuben F., and Elizabeth Bonsall.
August 8, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN MARIS W. LEWIS of Darby, one of the most superior carriage manufacturers in this or any other county, has torn down his old carriage house and is now replacing it with one of the finest brick buildings to be used for a carriage factory, in that place. The dimensions are 45 by 22 1/2 feet, and 3 stories high. Moses and Lewis K. Bonsall do the brick and mason work, and Charles Bonsallthe carpenter work.
August 22, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Death Notice On the 15th inst., MAGGIE E., daughter of Reuben F. and Elizabeth Bonsall, aged 18 months and 6 days.
October 26, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, on Wednesday, the 14th day of November, A.D., 1860, at ten o, A.M.; all that certain Frame Messuage or Tenement and lot or piece of land, situate in the township of Middletown, County of Delaware, bounded by lands of Joshua Sharpless, by land of Isaac Ballard, by land of Eliza Mullin, and by the public road leading from Lima to the Seven Stars Tavern, containing ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SQUARE PERCHES OF LAND. The improvements are a comfortable FRAME DWELLING HOUSE, sixteen feet front by twenty four feet in depth, two and a half stories high, divided into convenient rooms, with Frame Kitchen back twelve by sixteen feet, with a well of good water and pump therein near the door. Frame Barn sixteen by eighteen feet. The buildings are all in complete repair. The above described property is situate in the village of Lima, and is a desirable location for a mechanic, convenient to schools, mills, and places of public worship. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Caleb Bonsall, and to be sold by JONATHAN VERNON, Sheriff.
December 5, 1860 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Mr. AMOS BONSALL, who accompanied Dr. Kane on his perilous and arduous Arctic Expedition, and whose services and worth are spoken of in the highest terms in the interesting narrative of the lamented explorer, will deliver a lecture at the Court House, tomorrow evening, descriptive of the scenes and experiences of the Expedition, which cannot fail to be highly interesting and instructive. If the mere narrative could excite intense excitement, as was manifested upon its publication, the scenes described by an eye witness must claim especial interest.
January 18, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate ESTATE OF ELIZABETH BONSALL, DECEASED. - Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary to the estate of Elizabeth Bonsall, late of the township of Upper Darby, Delaware county, deceased, have been granted to the undersigned. All persons indebted to the estate of said decedent are requested to make payment, and those having claims or demands will present them for settlement to the undersigned. ISAAC P. GARRETT, JOEL EVANS, Executors.
February 6, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Death Notice On Monday, Jan. 28th, 1861, Mrs. MARY E. BONSALL, wife of Lewis K. Bonsall, of Darby, in the 23d year of her age.
March 29, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN IMPROVEMENTS ON THE PHILADELPHIA AND WEST CHESTER RAILROAD. We were gratified on a recent trip from the city to Media, to note the spirit of improvement which is beginning to manifest itself along the line of the Philadelphia and West Chester Railroad. There are many eligible building sites on the road, and the wonder is that so few of them have been purchased and improved by residents of Philadelphia, to many of whom a country home is always desirable. There is no more beautiful or healthy location to be found in the neighborhood of that city, nor is the land cheaper, or of a better quality, in any other section, that which skirts the borders of the road to Media, and beyond to West Chester. The few citizens who have bought real estate, in the locality to which we have reference, have done wonders in the way of improvement, within a short time. - Among the dwellings we noticed those erected by Messrs. Randolph and Cheyney, on the property known as the Thomas estate, near Wallingford station, which they purchased some time since. These house are neat and substantial, and evince much taste and judgment on the part of their owners. In conjunction with Mr. Bonsall, who has also purchased part of the estate referred to, and who has rebuilt and remodeled the old mansion, they have so arranged their residences as to share the conveniences, and make them every way desirable as winter and summer dwellings. Water has been introduced, gas works erected, and what was two years ago a dull and spiritless place, is now one of the most beautiful and thriving locations in the county. Mr. Louis Belrose, Mr. McAllister and Mr. Herness have also purchased properties, near the road at Wallingford station, and spend the summer at their new homes. - Adjoining the property of Mr. McAllister, two neat cottages are now being erected by Mr. Bonsall, which will be ready for occupants the coming season. The improvements in that quarter will form a nucleus around which other cottages and villas will soon cluster. Further down the road, are the fine buildings of Thomas Tasker, Jr., at the former residence of John S. Morton. Mr. T. has made many important changes since the property came into his possession. A new church has been erected, a grist mill and other buildings. The Westdale farm remains stationary. This is one of the hand- somest building sites on the road. We are informed that it was offered to the Burd Orphans'Asylum, the managers of which were in treaty for it, but owing to certain causes, declined to purchase, and now talk of locating near Sellers' mill, on the West Chester road. It is said that the policy adopted by the managers of the road has been such as to retard greatly the progress of settlement along its borders, and the neighborhood through which it passes. The want of frequent trains, the high price of fare, and the general, want of accommodation are against the most common causes of complaint. All these could, and should, be remembered. Our acquaintance with most of the managers, justifies us in saying that they are liberal minded business men, and we should judge they are at all times anxious that those who have capital in the enterprise of which they have the control, should receive a return for their investment. The road has been in existence sufficiently long for those connected with it to know what can be done to make it pay, and no apology can be offered for the neglect of a plain duty in this respect. - Complaint is also made that the station houses are deficient in accommodation, and it is said that the residents in the neighborhood in which the most important improvements are located, have offered to erect a brick building for the use of the Company, at their own expense, provided it shall remain a station. No guarantee would be given them, and the project has been abandoned.
May 3, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a writ of Venditioni Exponas, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, in the Borough of Marcus Hook, Delaware county, on Saturday, the eighteenth of May, 1861, at ten oin the morning, all that certain frame messuage or tenement and lot or piece of land, situate in the said Borough, aforesaid, bounded by Market street, by lands of Joseph Walker, land of John W. Odenheimer and by Discord Lane, containing TEN ACRES OF LAND, be the same more or less, with the appurtenances. The improvements consist of all that certain FRAME MANSION HOUSE, two and half stories high, 34 12 feet front by 19 1/2 feet deep, divided into convenient rooms, with cellar under the same, and brick kitchen attached 15 1/2 by 21 feet, one and a half stories high; frame shed attached to kitchen, with pump therein, 21 by 9 1/2 feet; frame store room. 14 by 10 feet, one and a half stories high; porch in front of the main building, 34 1/2 feet long, by 7 feet 10 inches wide; frame barn, 56 by 52 feet. There are also on the premises two other frame dwelling houses, sufficient for two families, and a variety of Fruit Trees. This property is a desirable one, and is worthy the attention of persons desiring to purchase a home, being situated in [the] most business part of the Borough, near the Delaware river, and is convenient to schools, mills and places of public worship. Such an opportunity is seldom offered to purchasers. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Caleb Bonsall, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
July 26, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice In Willistown, Chester county, on Second day, the 15th inst., HIRAM CALVERT, only child of James and Mary E. Bonsall, aged nine months and fifteen days.
October 18, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In Philadelphia, on the 2d inst., by the Rev. F.C. Peason, Mr. MOSES BONSALL of Upper Darby, to Miss MAGGIE E. BONSALL, daughter of J. Colton Bonsall, of Darby.
October 25, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Obituary DIED-In the Borough of Darby, on the morning of the 11th inst., SALLIE BONSALL, daughter of Joseph Bonsall, deceased, in the eighteenth year of her age. For years past it was evident that consumption had marked her for its victim, and her friends watched with deep concern the ravages of the fell destroyer.....Childlike in her disposition, she clung with the affection of a babe, to the kind mother who had administered to her every comfort in sickness and in health....
December 6, 1861 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of two certain writs of Levari Facias, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, in Darby township, Delaware county, on SATURDAY, the 21st of December, 1861, at two oin the afternoon, all that certain messuage or tenement and plantation or tract of land, situate in said Township, bounded by the Springfield road, by lands of George Bonsall, by the Providence road, by lands of the heirs of Matthew Ash, deceased, and lands of Isaac L. Bartram, containing SIXTY SEVEN ACRES, more or less. The improvements consist of a substantial STONE DWELLING HOUSE, 40 by 33 feet, three stories high, cellared under, with a portico in front, 8 by 29 feet, and also a small portico at each end. - There is a frame kitchen attached to the dwelling, 16 by 10 1/2 feet, with an excellent well of water in the same, and a pump therein; a good substantial frame barn, 40 by 60 feet with stone stabling under, sufficient for stabling thirty head of stock; stone spring house, 20 by 14 feet, one and a half stories high, over an excellent spring of water; corn crib, 5 by 20 feet. This property is situate on the road leading from the Borough of Darby, to the Springfield Meeting House, within one mile of the former place, in a good neighborhood, convenient to mills, schools and places of public worship. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Elwood Powell, and Elizabeth his wife, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
March 5, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Marriage On the 13th ult., by Friends'ceremony, before Ald. Thompson, WILLIAM PENN BONSALL to RUTH ANN MARTIN, both of Chester county.
March 14, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of two writs of Levari Facias, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, in Darby township, Delaware county, on Saturday, the fifth of April, 1862, at two oin the afternoon, all that certain messuage or tenement, and plantation or tract of land, situate in said township, bounded by the Springfield road, by lands of George Bonsall, by the Providence road, by lands of the heirs of Matthew Ash, deceased, and lands of Isaac L. Bartram, containing SIXTY SEVEN ACRES, more or less. The improvements consist of a STONE DWELLING HOUSE, 40 by 33 feet, three stories high, cellared under, with a portico in front, 8 by 29 feet, and also a small portico at each end. There is a frame kitchen attached to the dwelling, 16 x 18 1/2 feet, with an excellent well of water in the same, and a pump therein; a good substantial frame barn, 40 by 60 feet, with stone stabling under, sufficient for 30 head of stock, and a wall partly around the barn yard, and shedding over a part thereof; stone spring house, 20 by 14 feet, one and a half stories high, over an excellent spring of water, and a corn crib 5 by 20 feet. This property is situate on the road leading from the Borough of Darby to the Springfield Meeting House, within one mile of the former place, in a good neighborhood, convenient to schools and places of public worship. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Elwood Powell, and Elizabeth his wife, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
April 11, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage In this Borough, on the 20th ult., by the Rev. William Urie, Mr. WILLIAM BONSAL to Miss MARGARET E. WELLS, both of this county.
April 30, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Estate OFFICE OF THE REGISTER & CLERK OF ORPHANS'COURT, Media, Delaware county, April 28, 1862... The account of J. Morgan Bunting, guardian of Albert G. Bonsall and Sarah Bonsall, minor children of Joseph H. Bonsall, deceased.
June 18, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, I will sell at public sale on the premises, on MONDAY, the 14th day of JULY, A.D. 1862, at two oP.M., all that certain Messuage or Tenement and tract of land, situate in the township of Nether Providence, in the county of Delaware, being marked on a plan of the real estate of Benjamin Thomas, dec. No. 5, Beginning at a stake in the middle of a public road leading from Lewis'Mills to the Providence Road, a corner of Lot No. 6, thence along the middle of said road North 85 degrees 25, East 10.6 perches, North 73 degrees 25, East 39.1 perches, North 77 degrees 55, East 13 perches to the junction of said road leading to HinksonCorner with the road leading to the Providence road, thence along the middle of said road leading to Hinkson Corner, South 31 degrees 10, West 12.84 perches, South 10 degrees 40, West 12.16 perches, South 3 degrees 50, West 26.38 perches, thence along the west side of said road South 55 degrees, 50, West 27.8 perches, to a stake a corner of lot No. 4, thence by said lot North 57 degrees 30, West 42.4 perches to a stake a corner of lot No. 6, and in a line of lot No. 4, thence by lot No. 6, North 17 degrees 35, East 39.33 perches, to the place of beginning, containing SIXTEEN ACRES, ONE ROOD, AND THIRTY NINE PERCHES. The improvements are a good substantial STONE DWELLING HOUSE, 46 feet in front by 20 feet in depth, two and a half stories high, cellared under divided into convenient rooms well finished. Piazza in front, 31 1/2 feet long, by 8 1/2 feet in width, and also on back of building 17 1/2 feet by 9 1/2 feet, Frame Kitchen attached, 16 by 34 feet, two stories high. Also frame kitchen attached 13 by 16 feet, one story high, Piazza in front of Kitchen 16 by 9 1/2 feet. There is a well of excellent water with pump therein in the kitchen; and the premises is also supplied with water by means of a force pump from adjoining lands. Green House [greenhouse] attached to main building 14 by 19 1/2 feet. Frame Barn 28 by 36 feet with stone stabling sufficient for the accommodation of ten head of stock with hydrant in the barn yard. Frame carriage house attached 16 by 28 feet, Ice house, wood house, Carpenter shop, Hen house, and other out buildings. There is on the premises a variety of choice fruit and ornamental trees and shrubbery. This property is handsomely situate in a good neighborhood convenient to schools and churches of different denominations. The land is of excellent quality divided into convenient sized lots well fenced, being distant from a station on the Philadelphia and West Chester Railroad - about 1/2 mile. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Jeremiah Bonsall, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
July 30, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN THE WAR MEETING IN MEDIA. - The war meeting held in Media on Saturday afternoon last, although upon a day unfavorable for a large turn out, was well attended by our citizens. It was indeed such a meeting in spirit as we have seldom witnessed and would that the whole county had been present to witness its solemn, spirited and eloquent proceedings. The speeches of Haines, Lewis, and Rev. Mr. Urie, were of the most touching and effective character, embracing a deepness of thought and an eloquence of language never heard in this county, save only on such occasions as that of the meeting. Although listened to only by a portion of the people of Delaware county, their influence will penetrate to its utmost boundaries into its every habitation. We have no room to make use of what few notes of them we took, and if we had we could not do them justice. The meeting was called to order by the unanimous election of John P. Crozer, Esq. of Upland, to the chair and H. Jones Brooke and Edwd. Darlington, Esqs., as Vice Presidents. As soon as the meeting was organized the President suggested that the proceedings be opened by a prayer from Rev. Mr. Urie, which suggestion was complied with. The call was then read and a brief explanatory speech made by the Chairman. After the speaking the following resolution was offered by Mr. Bonsall, and unanimously adopted. Resolved: That the Commissioners of Del. Co. be requested to procure our of the funds of the county or by borrowing, $15,000, for the purpose of providing the volunteer which it devolves upon us to furnish the government, and that they give to each volunteer for nine months or one year, upon his being mustered into the service, fifty dollars in addition to the bounty given by the government. After this a paper drawn up to indemnify the Commissioners against loss, should there by a failure in procuring the necessary legislation to legalize said payments, was presented and numerously signed by those present. The meeting then adjourned. [CW]
August 1, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate OFFICE OF REGISTER & CLERK OF ORPHANS'COURT, Media, Delaware County, August 1, 1862... The account of Isaac P. Garrett and Joel Evans, executors of Elizabeth Bonsall, deceased.
August 20, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN PROGRESSING. - The fine factory building in Darby Borough, in course of erection by Simeon Lloyd, is now being completed, and is nearly ready for the roof. When finished it will be one of the finest of the kind in the county, being 300 by 55 feet, three stories high. The masonry is done by Moses & L. Bonsall, and the carpentering by H. Buchanan, all of whom are reliable and excellent workmen.
August 20, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN MUSTER ROLL OF CAPTAIN BARTON'S COMPANY. CAMP of 124th REGT. P.V., Aug. 17, '. DR. VERNON: - The following is the complete roll of my company as mustered in: Captain - J. Barton, Jr., First Lieutenant - Frank M. Naglee, Second Lieutenant - Wm. H.H. Clayton, Orderly Sergeant - John M. Clayton, Second Sergeant - James McDade, Third Sergeant - Wm. Pusey West, Fourth Sergeant - Wm. G. Knowles, Fifth Sergeant - Robert J. Hanby, First Corporal - Wm. T. Shoemaker, Second Corporal - S.K. Crozer, Thirs Corporal - Lewis McGonegal, Fourth Corporal - Chas. B. Roberts, Fifth Corporal - John B. McCay, Jr., Sixth Corporal - Simon B. West, Seventh Corporal - John Peters, Eighth Corporal - Clayton J. Rodeback, Musician - James P. Evans, Musician - George B. Hinkson, Wagoner - Ralph Welsh. PRIVATES. Joseph A. Aiman, J. Ephraim Lobb, Joseph L. Arment, Robert McCall, Elias S. Baker, Daniel McCue, Geo. S. Benson, Jesse D. Minshall, Joseph H. Bonsall, J. Wesley Miles, Thos. Burk, George Mills, William Burns, John Mott, John W. Carr, Philip Nawn, Robert Casey, SamW. Neeld, Joseph Cathcart, Jesse Owen, Thomas J. Carman, George W. Poole, Wm. T. Chandler, John W. Phillips, James P. Chadwick, Harvey E. Pierce, Enos W. Clair, Horatio N. Platt, Wm. H. Clair, James Pyle, Wm. T. Clayton, Owen Z. Pyle, John B. Congleton, John Palmer, George K. Cross, James J. Piard, Wm. J. Crowther, Isaac E. Price, Joseph Drake, Maurice Ragan, John F. Duffy, Thos. Ryan, Elias Eave, Cheyney H. Smith, John Files, Albert Smith, Ezekiel Ford, John Stadring, Robert M. Green, Joseph Taylor, Alex. R. Gutterson, Livingston Talley, Frederick Hartley, John M. Temple, Wm. D. Howard, Wm. Trainer, James C. Hinkson, Daniel Trainer, Charles B+Hanthorn, Wm. S. Vanhorn, Jonathan Heacock, Nehemiah Vansant, Edward H. Hickman, Simon H. White, Benjamin Hirst, John Whittington, Charles Jackson, Moses Williams, John Jackson, Thomas Wildes, Thomas H. Jackson, Samuel R. Zebley, David Jones. [CW]
September 5, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Marriage On the 27th of August, 1862, by Elder J.T. Thompson, Mr. WHITTEN C. BONSALL of Iowa, to Miss ELIZABETH P. SMITH, of this county.
September 10, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Marriage On the 27th of August, 1862, by Elder J.T. Thompson, Mr. WHITTEN C. BONSALL, of Iowa, to Miss ELIZABETH P. SMITH, of this county.
September 17, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC SAFETY. - A meeting of the committee of public safety was held at the Court House, in Media, on Thursday last. Mr. Serrill, being the Chairman, and Wm. Ward and Samuel Dutton, Secretaries. Reports from the different portions of the county were heard. It adjourned with the understanding that the Captains of the different military organizations report at the Court House on Monday. At the meeting on Monday only fourteen of the townships were represented. Marple reported 45 men. Officers, J. Hunter Moore, Captain; Charles Hall, First Lieutenant; James Leys, Second Lieutenant. Haverford reported 33 men. Officers; Capt. J.M. Dubbs; First Lieutenant Samuel Carter; Second Lieutenant, Wm. Jones. Concord and Aston, reported 160 men. Media, a full company. Capt. Wilcox reported for Thornbury and Edgmont, seventy men, left yesterday morning for Harrisburg. Capt. Kirkman, Chester township, reported 60 men. Birmingham reported 40 men. Newtown, 55 men. Officers; Charters Redmond, Captain; C.H. Caley, First Lieutenant; R.H. Thomas, Second Lieutenant. Middletown reported 50 men. Officers; Charles R. Yarnall, Captain; John Lodge, First Lieutenant; H. Pennypacker, Second Lieutenant. In addition to the townships represented, we learn that Capt. Brooke, has already started for Harrisburg with a company, Morris Lewis, First Lieutenant. Also that Upper Darby has 75 men enrolled ready to start, under Capt. A. Bonsall and First Lieutenant A. Shillingford. A company of sixty men has been raised at Rockdale and vicinity. Officers; Capt. H.P. Griffith; First Lieutenant, Benj. Crowther; Second Lieutenant, J.T. Hoskins. Some of the smallest of the above companies will probably consolidate and leave for Harrisburg in a day or two. Two full companies left Chester on Monday morning, and another is forming in that Borough. The town council appropriated fifteen hundred dollars to equip them. We will give the rolls of those who shall go into service for the State defence, as soon as practicable, to which end the officers of the different organizations are respectfully invited to aid us. [CW]
September 24, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN SIXTEENTH REGIMENT PENNA. MILITIA. - This is the number of the Regt., commanded by Col. Jos. Wilcox of this county, composed of six companies from Del. Co., two from Chester Co., and two from Lancaster. The Del. Co. Captains and Broomall, Miller, Barton, Litzenberg, Bonsall and Kirk. At last accounts the Regiment was about half way between Williamsport and Hagerstown, to which point they had been ordered to meet a force of the enemy reported to be in that neighborhood. [CW]
October 31, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate IN THE ORPHANS'COURT OF DELAWARE COUNTY. - To the heirs and legal representatives of JESSE K. BONSALL, M.D., late of the county of Delaware, inn the State of Pennsylvania, deceased. Notice is hereby given that JOHN M. BROOMALL, Administrator of the estate of said decedent, has made application to the Orphans'Court of said county, by petition for a bill of review of his account as filed, and the Court has granted a rule on all the heirs and legal representatives of the said decedent, commanding them to appear at an Orphans'Court to be held at Media, on Monday, the 24th of November, 1862, at ten oin the morning, to show cause why the prayer of said petition shall not be granted. By the Court, THOS. FORSYTHE, Clerk.
November 28, 1862 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, on SATURDAY, the 20th day of DECEMBER, A.D., 1862, at two oin the afternoon, all that certain Messuage or Tenement and Tract of Land, situate in the township of Nether Providence, in the county of Delaware, being marked on a plan of the real estate of Benjamin Thomas, deceased. No. 5, beginning at a stake in the middle of a public road leading from Lewis'Mills to the Providence road, a corner of lot No. 6, thence along the middle of said road North 85 degrees 25, East 10-6 perches, North 72 degrees 25, East 39.1 perches, North 77 degrees 55, East 13 perches to the junction of said road leading to HinksonCorner with the road leading to the Providence road, thence along the middle of said road leading to HinksonCorner, South 31 degrees 10, West 12-84 perches, South 10 degrees 40, West 12.16 perches, South 3 degrees 50, West 26.38 perches, thence along the West side of said road, South 55 degrees 50, West 27.8 perches to a stake a corner of lot No. 4, thence by said lot North 57 degrees 30, West 42.4 perches to a stake a corner of lot No. 6, and in a line of lot No. 4, thence by lot No. 6, North 17 degrees 35, East 29.22 perches, to the place of beginning, containing SIXTEEN ACRES, ONE ROOD & THIRTY NINE PERCHES, being the same premises, inter alia, which William Eves, trustee, and Rebecca Thomas by indenture, bearing date the first day of April A.D,, 1859, and intended to be recorded, granted and conveyed unto Jeremiah Bonsall and George Randolph, in fee as tenants in common under and subject to the payment of the sum of $54,31 3/4 to Rebecca D. Thomas half yearly, as therein mentioned, and the said George Randolph and Rebecca his wife, by indenture bearing date the eighth day of June A.D., 1858, and intended to be recorded, granted and conveyed unto the said Jeremiah Bonsall, in fee all the full equal and undivided moiety, or half part of and in the same inter alia, together with the hereditaments and appurtenances. The improvements are a good substantial STONE DWELLING HOUSE, 46 feet in front by 20 feet in depth, two and a half stories high, cellared under divided into convenient rooms well finished. Piazza in front, 31 1/2 feet long, by 8 1/2 feet in width, and also on back of building 17 1/2 feet by 9 1/2, Frame Kitchen attached, 16 by 34 feet, two stories high. Also, Frame Kitchen attached 13 by 16 feet, one story high, Piazza in front of Kitchen 16 by 9 1/2 feet. There is a well of excellent water with pump therein in the kitchen, and the premises is also supplied with water by means of a force pump from adjoining lands. Green House [greenhouse] attached to main building 14 by 19 1/2 feet. Frame Barn 28 by 36 feet with stone stabling sufficient for the accommodation of ten head of stock with hydrant in the barn yard. Frame Carriage house attached 16 by 28 feet, Ice House, Wood House, Carpenter Shop, Hen House, and other out Buildings. There is on the premises a variety of choice fruit and ornamental trees and shrubbery. This property is handsomely situate in a good neighborhood convenient to schools and churches of different denominations. The land is of excellent quality divided into convenient sized lots well fenced, being distant from a station on the Philadelphia and West Chester Railroad - about half a mile. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Jeremiah Bonsall, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
April 15, 1863 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a writ of Levari Facias, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises in the township of Nether Providence, Delaware County, on THURSDAY, May 7, 1863, at 2 oin the afternoon, all those three pieces or parcels of land, situated in said township of Nether Providence, bounded and described as follows: - No. 1. Beginning at a point in the line of land of Ann J. McAllister, being on the line of a new road which runs from Wallingford Station to Avondale Mills, there on extending by said road south 57 1/2, east 290 feet to a point in other lands of said Jeremiah Bonsall, thence north 53 1/4, east 1273 feet, to Crum Creek, thence north 86, west 194 feet, to a point, thence north 82, west 150 feet, to a point, thence north 87 1/2, west 138 feet, to two hemlocks in the line of land of A.J. McAllister, thence south 52, west 943 feet 9 inches, to a point a corner of this and land of said A.J. McAllister, thence south 24 3/4, west 63 feet 4 inches, to said new road and place of beginning, containing EIGHT ACRES, two Roods and 18 perches of land, more or less, with the appurtenances. The improvements on this tract consists of a new and substantial Frame Dwelling House, 30 1/4 by 18 feet, 2 1/2 stories high, and cellared under, with a back building attached, 36 by 15 feet, 2 1/2 stories high, and partly cellared under, with piazza in front of main building, 30 by 8 1/2 feet. There is also a porch back of main building, and extending along the same 12 feet, and along the back building 15 feet, 8 feet in width, and there is also a portico in front of back building, 8 by 5 feet. This building is divided into convenient rooms, with all modern fixtures for heating the same. New Frame Stable and Carriage House, 20 1/2 by 26 1/2 feet, with stabling sufficient for 4 head of cattle. No. 2. Beginning on the line of a new road leading from Wallingford Station to Avondale Mills, and also a corner of tract No. 1. thence by the same North 53 1/4, east 1273 feet, to Crum Creek, thence down the same the several courses thereof to tract No. 3, thence by the same south 66, west 367 feet 6 inches, thence south 54 1/2, east 1042 feet 6 inches, to the line of said road, thence north 56 1/2 west, 313 feet 8 inches or thereabouts to the place of beginning, containing NINE ACRES, 3 Roods and 15 Perches, more or less. No. 3. Beginning in the line of land of Robert M. Patterson, on the side of a new road which runs from Wallingford Station to Avondale Mills, thence by said land north 54 1/2 east, 826 feet 8 inches to Crum Creek, thence along said creek north 6 1/2, east 130 feet, north 34, east 861 feet 6 inches, and north 24, east 133 feet, to a corner of tract No. 2, thence by the same south 66, west 367 feet 6 inches, thence south 54 1/2 west 1-42 feet 6 inches, to the line of said road, thence south 57 1/2, east 350 feet, to the place of beginning, containing EIGHT ACRES and 28 perches of land, more or less with the appurtenances. The improvements on this tract consist of a new and substantial Frame Dwelling House, 30 1/4 by 18 feet, 2 1/2 stories high, and cellared under, with Frame Back Building attached, 22 by 15 feet, 2 1/2 stories high, and cellared under; Frame Kitchen attached to back building, 14 1/4 by 15 feet, 1 1/2 stories high, with piazza in front of main building, 30 by 8 1/2 feet; porch back of main building, 12 by 6 feet, and portico in front of back building, 8 by 5 feet, and the whole building is divided into convenient rooms, with a heater in the cellar for heating the same. New Frame Stable and Carriage House, 25 by 20 feet, sufficient for 4 head of stock. There is a large stream of water running through part of the above described premises. All the above three tracts of land is situated within one mile of Wallingford Station on the West Chester and Philadelphia Railroad, and is in a good neighborhood, convenient to mills, schools, and places of public worship. Seized and taken en execution as the property of Eli D. Peirce, Jr., defendant, and Jeremiah Bonsall, terre tenant, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
September 2, 1863 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Real Estate SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - By virtue of a certain writ of alias Venditioni Exponas, to me directed, I will sell at public sale, on the premises, in the township of Nether Providence, Delaware county, on SATURDAY, the 26th of September, 1863, at 2 oin the afternoon, all that piece or parcel of land, situated in said township of Nether Providence, bounded and described as follows: Beginning in the line of land of Robert M. Patterson, on the side of a new road which runs from Wallingford Station to Avondale Mills, thence by said land north 54 1/2, east 826 feet 8 inches, to Crum creek, thence along said creek north 6 1/2, east 130 feet, north 34, east 261 feet 6 inches, and north 24, east 133 feet, to a corner of Nathan Hills land, thence by the same south 66, w. 367 feet 6 in., thence south 54 1/2, west 1042 feet 6 inches, to the line of said road, thence south 57 1/2, east 350 feet, to the place of beginning, containing EIGHT ACRES, and 28 perches of land, more or less. The improvements consist of a new and substantial Frame Dwelling HOUSE, 30 1/4 by 13 feet, 2 1/2 stories high, and cellared under, with Frame Back Building attached, 22 by 15 feet, 2 1/2 stories high, and cellared under; Frame Kitchen attached to back building, 14 1/4 by 15 feet, 1 1/2 stories high, with piazza in front of main building, 30 by 8 1/2 feet; porch back of main building, 12 by 6 feet, and portico in front of back building, 8 by 5 feet, and the whole building is divided into convenient rooms, with a heater in the cellar, for heating the same; - new Frame Stable and Carriage House, 25 by 20 feet, sufficient for 4 head of stock. There is a large stream of water running through part of the above described premises. The above tract of land is situated within one mile of Wallingford Station on the West Chester & Philadelphia Railroad, and is in a good neighborhood, convenient to mills, schools, and places of public worship. Seized and taken in execution as the property of Jeremiah Bonsall, and to be sold by N.L. YARNALL, Sheriff.
December 25, 1863 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Death Notice On the 18th inst., in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle county, Delaware, Mr. RICHARD BONSALL, in the sixty third year of his age, formerly a resident of Chester.
October 5, 1864 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN ROLL OF HONOR. - It is known to many of the citizens of Delaware county, that, at a county meeting held at Media, in the early part of the last summer, for purposes connected with the existing war, a committee was appointed to obtain and enroll in suitable books of parchment, to be by them provided, and to be deposited and kept, when completed, in the office of the County Commissioners, for preservation and future reference, the names of all the men who have entered or may enter the military service from this county, together with the muster rolls and history of all company and regimental organizations composed entirely or chiefly of citizens of Delaware county. The committee, as appointed by H. Jones Brooke, chairman of the meeting, is composed of the following persons: - Joshua P. Eyre, Sketchley Morton, Jacob S. Serrill, Co. W. Cooper Talley, Col. Charles L. Leiper, Capt. James Barton, Jr., Benjamin H. Smith, Col. Joseph Wilcox and Thomas H. Speakman. The committee have held several meetings, and devised what they believe to be the best and most efficient means of accomplishing the task assigned them. They have selected and procured the assistance of one person in each township and borough, including mostly the members of the committee for their own respective townships, each of whom has been furnished a blank with suitable headings, for entering, in the first instance, the names, &c., of the men who have enlisted or been drafted from each township. The persons having these blanks, and who are now prepared to receive and enter all the names that may be furnished them, are the following: - Aston - Robert L. Martin; Bethel - Robert McCall; Birmingham - Chalkley Harvey; Chester Borough - John H. Baker; Chester Township - George K. Crozer; Concord - Dr. H. Darlington; Upper and Lower Chichester - David N. Larkin; Darby Borough - Jacob S. Serrill; Darby Township - Mordecai M. Shaw; Upper Darby - Amos Bonsall; Edgmont - William H. Miller; Haverford - David K. Ralston; Middletown - Walker Y. Hoopes; Marple - Charles Esrey; Newtown - Edmund Hood; Upper Providence and Media - Jesse Cummins; Nether Providence - Abel Lodge; Ridley and Tinicum - Benjamin N. Morton; Radnor - Daniel C. Abraham; Springfield - Sketchley Morton. It is requested that every person having served, or now being in the army from Delaware county, or his relatives or friends for him, will furnish his name, &c., to the person appointed for his township, as above, or to any one of the committee. The information desired as to each man, is, the name, rank, company, regiment, birth place, residence, age, occupation, date of enlistment, term of service, and also all matters of personal history, the preservation of which may be gratifying to the soldier himself, or interesting to others, as the battles he may have been in, wounds received, special acts of gallantry, promotions, &c., &c., as well as any matter of personal identity, as that he is the son or other relative of any well known citizen, The committee having this made arrangements by which each soldier from Delaware county, or his friends for him, may, with the least possible trouble, procure his name to be entered on the Roll of Honor for the county, the members will not consider themselves responsible for any omissions. The names, as procured, will be first entered in a temporary book, prepared for the purpose, and when completed, they are to be transcribed into a volume made of parchment paper, manufactured in the county, and to be presented by Colonel Wilcox. Some of the officers of Delaware county companies and regiments, and members of the committee have undertaken to furnish the muster rolls and history of such companies and regiments, but have, so far, not performed that duty. It is hoped, however, that they will not fail to give an account of their doings, as this will form the most interesting part of the work assigned the committee. [CW]
November 18, 1864 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN A DELAWARE COUNTY BOY. - We have a note from Albert Bonsall, a Delaware county boy, who is an assistant engineer on board the 'Roanoke.'He gives us a graphic description of the sinking of the rebel ram 'Albemarle,'the capture of her guns, &c. Young Bonsall is a native of Darby, and is one of the worthy young men now engaged in the service of his country. We are indebted to him for a number of rebel papers from Raleigh, North Carolina. [CW]
December 30, 1864 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Real Estate PUBLIC SALE OF REAL ESTATE. - Will be sold at public sale, at the house of Chas. Lloyd, - 'Blue Bell Inn,'- in the 24th Ward, city of Philadelphia, Kingsessing, on FIFTH DAY, the 19th of 1st month, (JANUARY,) 1865, the following described real estate, viz: - No. 1. A desirable TRUCK or DAIRY FARM, situated in the 24th Ward, aforesaid, and about one half mile from the 'Blue Bell Inn,'containing 115 ACRES, more or less, about one half of which is upland, and the remainder marsh meadow, bounded on the South by lands of Mathias Powers, Warner Bonsall, John Harding, Jr., and Hamilton Farrel, on the East by Landcreek and the river Schuylkill, on the North by lands of the late John Justis and Elizabeth Grover, deceased, and on the West by Tract No. 2. - The improvements are a two story BRICK DWELLING HOUSE, three rooms with entry and open stairs on the first floor, five on the second floor, and two in the garret, a well of excellent water with pump in it near the door, and stone milk house adjoining. A stone and frame barn, 34 by 48 feet, with stabling for twenty head of cows; also, a frame horse stable and wagon house. The situation is beautiful, commanding an extensive view over the meadows and surrounding country. The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad crosses the farm in front of the house, dividing the upland from the meadows. The upland is a loamy soil in good order, and well adapted for Trucking purposes. There is an orchard of apple and cherry trees on the premises in full bearing. No. 2. All that certain TRACT of UPLAND, or DAIRY FARM, adjoining No. 1, situate near the Island Road, and about a quarter of a mile from the 'Blue Bell Inn,'aforesaid, containing 50 ACRES, more or less, bounded on the East by Farm No. 1, on the South by lands of Matthias Powers and Hamilton Farrel, on the West and North by land of Morris Powers and others. The improvements are a FRAME DWELLING HOUSE, two stories high, with two rooms on each floor; stone and frame barn, 40 by 54 feet, with stabling for five horses and twenty cows, a well of excellent water and stone milk house near the barn. There is several acres of woodland on this tract. This farm is very desirable for building locations, commanding a beautiful and extensive view of the surrounding country. Persons wishing to view the property previous to sale, will apply to Israel Helms, residing on Farm No. 1, or the subscriber living in Darby, Delaware county. Conditions, which will be easy, will be made known on day of sale by JOHN H. ANDREWS, for the heirs.
January 4, 1865 DELAWARE COUNTY AMERICAN Estate ESTATE OF MARY BONSALL, Dec. - Notice is hereby given that letters of administration on the estate of Mary Bonsall, late of Darby township, Del. Co., dec., have been granted to the subscriber. All persons indebted to said estate, will make payment, and those having claims present them to the subscriber for settlement. JACOB M. BONSALL, Darby Township.
November 3, 1865 DELAWARE COUNTY REPUBLICAN Estate OFFICE OF REGISTER AND CLERK OF ORPHANS'COURT, Media, Delaware County, Oct. 27th, 1865... The account of Jacob W. Bonsall, administrator of Mary Bonsall, late of Darby township, deceased.