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A small Tract of Land

12.28.1813 American Republican
At Public Vendue,
On Thursday the 3d day of February next,
on the premises,
or Lot of Land, situate in Tredyffrin
Township, Chester county, within half a
mile of the Spread Eagle, on the Philadelphia
and Lancaster turnpike road, containing
15 acres of land, more or less, 3 acres are
good watered, meadow, 3 acres woodland,
and the remainder good plow land, the whole
fenced in with good fence, with a good
stream of water running through the same.
There is on said premises, a good house
and barn, a good spring with a house over
the same, and an excellent well of water &
a new pump in the same, near to the house;
there is an excellent orchard on the same
and also, a variety of other fruit trees. The
said premises are in good order and well
situated, and are well worth the attention of
the mechanic. But is is presumeable [sic] that any
person who is inclined to purchase will view
the same; and a further description would
be unnecessary. Any person inclining to
purchase said lot, will have is shewn
them by applying to the subscriber living
Dec. 27, 1813. 23-5t
The Sale to commence at 12 o'clock on said day.

This attempted sale seems to have been unsuccessful as no sale deed has been found. See the Richard Hunt patent, table K.2.2 for the deed history. Another unsuccessful attempt to sell the property was made in 1816.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 5/4/2022.

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