History of Washington County: From Its First Settlement to the Present Time : First Under Virginia as Yohogania, Ohio, Or Augusta County Until 1781 : and Subsequently Under Pennsylvania; with Sketches of All the Townships, Boroughs, and Villages, Etc. : and to which is Added a Full Account of the Celebrated Mason and Dixon's Line, the Whiskey Insurrection, Indian Warfare, Traditional and Local Historical Events
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1st Lieutenant 2d Lieutenant Acheson Alexander Allegheny Allegheny County Andrew appointed April April 14 August Bethlehem borough Canonsburg Captain Chartiers citizens commissioners committee Corporal county of Washington court court-house Cross Creek Daniel David December dollars east elected erected Fayette Fayette County February feet Finley George Greene County Henry Hoge honor Hugh hundred Indians Isaac Jacob James January Jefferson College John Joseph July June justice land legislature Lieut March Marshall McKennan meeting miles militia Miller Monongahela City Monongahela River mustered November October officers Ohio organized pastor Penn Pennsylvania Peter Philadelphia Pike Run Pittsburg pounds Presbyterian church President Professor Province of Pennsylvania Reed Regiment resigned Resolved Robert Samuel Scott September Sergeant shillings Smith Strabane Supreme Executive Council Tenmile thence Thomas town township trustees United Virginia Washington County Westmoreland Westmoreland County William Wilson
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Page 27 - ... the said lands to be bounded on the north by the beginning of the three and fortieth degree of northern lattitude, and on the south by a circle drawn at twelve miles distance from New Castle northward and westward unto the beginning of the fortieth degree of northern latitude; and then by a straight line westward to the limits of longitude above mentioned.
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Page 45 - The fort consisted of cabins, block-houses and stockades. A range of cabins commonly formed one side at least of the fort. Divisions, or partitions of logs, separated the cabins from each other. The walls on the outside were ten or twelve feet high, the slope of the roof being turned wholly inward. A very few of these cabins had puncheon floors: the greater part were earthen.
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