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Real Estate at Public Sale, Black Bear

10.15.1850 American Republican
WILL be sold at public sale, on Thursday,
the 21st of November at 1 o'clock, P.M.,
on the premises, a valuable Farm and Tavern
Stand, known as the Black Bear, in Tredyffrin
township, Chester county, on the Lancaster turnpike,
18 miles from Philadelphia, at the crossing
of the road leading from the Great Valley to Old
Chester and the State road running from Norristown
to West Chester. A communication between
Philadelphia and this place can be had
four or five times a day by the Columbia railroad,
which passes within a few rods of the house.
There are about 55 acres of Land; 4 of which are
Woodland. The arable land is in a high state of
cultivation, and has all been well limed within
the last few years, well watered and fenced, and
divided into convenient fields. There are a number
of fruit trees on the premises. The improvements
consist of a Tavern house large and
commodious, well and substantially built,
and well adapted for public business: two pumps
of water, one in front and the other at kitchen
door: stone smoke house, and stone spring house
over good springs of water; stone barn, livery
stable and sheds enclosed, sufficient to hold fifty
horses. The buildings are in good repair. This is
one of the best stands for public business on the
road. A healthy location, and convenient to
schools, mills and places of public worship. A
further description is deemed unnecessary as persons
wishing to purchase will be shown the property
by George Stiteler, [sic], living thereon, or the
subscriber, adjoining. If not sold it will be
for rent.
RANDAL EVANS [sic]. Oct. 15. ts

See the Hort-Wright Patents for the deed history.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 6/1/2022.

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