A History of the Townships of Byberry and Moreland in Philadelphia, Pa: From Their Earliest Settlement by the Whites to the Present Time

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T. Ellwood Zell, 1867 - Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 379 pages

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Page 122 - In my poor mind it is most sweet to muse Upon the days gone by; to act in thought Past seasons o'er, and be again a child; To sit in fancy on the turf-clad slope, Down which the child would roll; to pluck gay flowers, Make posies in the sun, which the child's hand (Childhood offended soon, soon reconciled,) Would throw away, and straight take up again, Then fling them to the winds, and o'er the lawn Bound with so playful...
Page 18 - In Witness, Whereof the saidpartys of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above Written. Sealed and delivered in presence of: Charles A.
Page 120 - M ay 13, 1813 ; d. there Sept. 5, 1893. He graduated at Harvard in 1832, and was one of the founders and most active members of the Harvard Musical Assoc. After studying for the ministry, he in 1840 took charge of the Unitarian Ch. at Northampton, Mass. His literary and socialistic proclivities, however, gained the mastery ; he gave up his pastorate, and entered the ill-starred Brook Farm Community, as a teacher of German music...
Page 288 - Truth, he gained the esteem and respect of all who knew him. He was a...
Page 38 - Quakers, who are and shall be and continue in unity and religious fellowship with friends of Truth, and shall belong to the Monthly Meeting of said people, for whose use the said piece of ground is intended to be employed as a burying place, and to no other use or service whatsoever; provided always, that it is the true intent and meaning of the parties hereunto, that no person or persons who shall be declared by the Members of the Monthly or Quarterly Meeting, whereunto he...
Page 18 - ... and what she leaves at her death to be equally divided amongst my daughters to whom I have to each of them given such parts or portions as I was able or thought Gtt Lastly,--!
Page 250 - Gwynedd in the said county, according to ye good order used among them, whose proceedings therein, after deliberate consideration, and having consent of parents and relations concerned therein, their said proceedings are allowed of by said meeting.
Page 251 - She According to the Custom of Marriage Assuming the Name of her Husband, as a further Confirmation thereof: Did then and there to these Presents Set their Hands, and we whose Names are here under also subscribed, being present, at the Solemnization of the said Marriage and Subscription, have as Witnesses thereunto set our Hands the Day and Year above Written 1754.
Page 30 - Philadelphia," it was then and there agreed and concluded, " that there be established a first day meeting of Friends at " Tookany and Poetquesink, and that these two make one " monthly meeting, men and women, for the ordering of
Page 18 - Pensilvania, &c., his heirs and Assigns for Ever, for ye Consideration of so much Wampum, so many guns, shoes, stockings, Looking-glasses, Blanketts, and other goods, as he, ye said William Penn, shall please to give unto me...

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