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10.28.1818 Village Record
On Tuesday, the 17th of November next,
The sale to commence at 1 o'clock on said
day on the premises, TWO VALUABLE
Adjoining each other ; situated in
the Great Valley, in Tredyffrin township
Chester county :
No. 1 - Containing seventy three acres
and a half of good limestone land, adjoining
the lands of Judge Davis, Jacob Detweiler
and others, bounded on the Swedesford
road. It is situated one mile north of
the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike
road, 18 miles from Philadelphia and 8 from
Norristown. About 20 acres of this plantation
is excellent Woodland, the residue
arable ; divided into convenient fields. - On
the premises there is a never failing spring
of water,, which waters every field.
The arable land is in a high state of
cultivation, being set with clover and orchard
grass. there is on the premises a large orchard
of apple, and other fruit trees. The
BUILDINGS are a two story stone dwelling
house, 30 feet front by 20 feet back, a stone
building attached thereto, 70 x 20, a large
barn, a good stone spring house, two stories
high, the upper part suitable for a tenant
over a never failing spring of water near the
mansion house :All of said buildings are
in compleat repair. there is on this plantation
a vein of excellent WHITE MARBLE
and a quarry has lately been opened.
No. 2 - Containing 52 acres, a half and
ten perches, of good limestone land, bounded
by No. 1, and divided therefrom by a
road leading from the turnpike to the Yellow
springs, and adjoining the lands of John
Howell, Philip Snyder, and others. About
twenty acres of this plantation is excellent
WOODLAND, and about 5 acres of watered
meadow, a Large Orchard of excellent apple
and other fruit trees. The arable land
is divided into convenient fields and is in a
high state of cultivation, being well set with
clover and timothy. The improvements are
a good and convenient stone dwelling house
and a log barn. There is a never failing
spring of good water convenient to the
mansion house. There is also a large and
convenient workshop.
A further description of the two above
tracts of land is deemed unnecessary as it is
presumed that any person wishing to
purchase will view the premises previous to the
day of sale. A good title and possession
will be given on the first day of April next.
Attendance will be given on the day of sale
and conditions made known by
ALSO - To be sold at private sale by
by {sic} the subscriber, 441 acres of the first rate
land, situate on the waters of Will's creek in
Londonderry township. Somerset County,
Pennsylvania : The said land lies within 16
miles of Cumberland on the Potamac river.
Tredyffrin, October 28, 1818. 659

See the Thomas Wynn Patent (east of Howellville) for the deed history. The property was sold in 1820.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 5/7/2022.

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