"Taken from the published "Pa. Archives, Third Series," this list includes taxpayer/land owner, page number of the volume in the published "Archives," township where the person was recorded, acres, number of horses, head of cattle, number of sheep, servants/slaves, and tax. Over 5,700 names." [from the publisher]
199 p. front., illus., plates, ports., maps (1 fold.) facsims. 28 cm.
A 1909 tour of the towns and places near the west branch of the Brandywine Creek, it includes Honey Brook and the railroad that once ran through it, Coatesville, Hibernia, Icedale, West Chester, Chadds Ford, and many other sites in Chester County, northern Maryland, and Delaware.
"Levi Henry Crouse and Mary Louise Worrest were married marh 7, 1843 at the ages 26 and 18 years in Paradise, Lancaster co [sic] Pa. by Rev., Edward y. Buchanan of the Epsicopal church [sic], a brother of the President James Buchanan. Our parents named their first born -- a boy for that minister, Edward Buchanan."
"Aunt Kate was a teacher for some time at Millersville, Pennsylvania Normal School. The school published a magazine entitles [sic] 'The Page Monthly.' Her intimate frind on the faculty was Rose Budd, who wrote an article for the magazine entitled 'Let me die in Autumn.' It was Clara's last school days that she choose [sic] that poem for her recitation. Her wich was granted when she passed away Sept. 1, 1860."