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1827 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1827 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Sharp D. LEWIS Also on this page: THE BRADFORD SETTLER Published by James P. BULL, Meansville, Pa., on Thursday Note – Issues of this paper appear on the microfilm among issues of the Susquehanna Democrat. Only a few items have been abstracted from these…

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1826 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1826 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Sharp D. LEWIS 6 January 1826 Married – In this township, on Tuesday evening last, by Rev. George LANE, Robert MINER to Miss Eliza, daughter of Stephen ABBOT, Married – At Eaton, on the 14th ult. by Miles AVERY, Esq., Capt. Laton ROBERTS, to…

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1825 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1825 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By MAFFET & LEWIS 7 January 1825 Steam Boat Navigation on the Susquehanna River. New Post Office has been recently established in the Township of Rush, Susquehanna County, named Rushville. Daniel ROSS, Esq., is appointed Post-master. The Commissioners have appointed John P. BABB, Treasurer of…

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1824 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1824 Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, West Corner of the Public-Square The original newspapers from June 25 – Dec. 31 could not be located to check for missing words. 2 January 1824 Legislature of Pennsylvania – House of Representatives: An act granting compensation to Margaret FOLTZ, for a…

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1823 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat (1823) Published on Friday Morning, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, West Corner of the Public-Square 3 January 1823 Moses LEVY, Esq. has been appointed by the governor of Pennsylvania, to be President Judge of the District Court of Philadelphia, in the place of Jared INGERSOLL, Esq., dec’d. Died – In this town,…

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1822 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1822 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 4 January 1822 Married – On Tuesday the first inst., by Rev. George LANE, Elias SMITH, of Canaan, Wayne County, to Miss Mary H. TYSON, of Wilkesbarre Township. Married – At Bloomsburg on the 13th ult. By Rev. SNOWDEN, Abraham…

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1821 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1821 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET & Charles STEUART, Main Street 5 January 1821 Pennsylvania Legislature: Petition from the town of Montrose, praying that an act may be passed erecting that town in to a borough. A bill was later reported. Agency of the Philadelphia Bank, Wilkesbarre, Jan.…

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1819 Susquehanna Democrat

The Susquehanna Democrat 1819 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 1 January 1819 Navigation of the Susquehanna River (p. 3) …On the 9th March 1771, an act was passed declaring this river a public highway, as far down as WRIGHT’S Ferry… A supplement passed 31 March 1785 declared the Susquehanna…

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1818 Susquehanna Democrat

Susquehanna Democrat 1818 Published on Friday Evening, Wilkesbarre, PA By Samuel MAFFET, Main Street 2 January 1818 Coshecton and Great Bend Turnpike Stockholders Annual Election of Officers to be held the first Monday of January next, at the house of Charles DRAKE, in Damascus. Nathan SKINNER, Sec. Estate of Peter GOULD, late of Plymouth, Luzerne…

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1818 Gleaner

Gleaner 1818 (Jan-May) Published on Friday, at Wilkes-Barre, by Patrick HEPBURN 2 January 1818 The act to abolish the Stamp tax, Whiskey tax, etc. etc. has received the signature of the President, and became a law! Mail Routes. Messrs. HORTON’S & ELY have contracted for the Mail Route from Easton to Wilkes-Barre, which commenced on…

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