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Roberts Family Collection

Author: Indenture between William Penn of Worminghurst and John Thomas and Edward Jones
Title: 1885 copy of original
Place of Publication/Source:
Date: Sept. 16, 1681, 33rd year of Reigne of King Charles II of England
Extent of Work/Condition: John C. Sims, Jr., notary for the facsimile in 1885)
Series Title/Volume:
Collection: Roberts
Notes/Abstract: Identifies the land set aside by William Penn for what is now known as Lower Merion Township; 5 shillings; John Thomas of Llaithrum, County Merioneth, yeoman, and Edward Jones of Bala, same county, chirurgeon, 5 shillings; 5,000 acres of land. Witnessed by Messrs. Springett, Swaner, Swinton. John C. Sims, Jr, Notary Public in 1885
Call Number: R0004