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Image for Newspaper Abstracts from the Philadelphia Repository, 1803

Newspaper Abstracts from the Philadelphia Repository, 1803

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: F3197


Philadelphia was the capital of the colonies during the American Revolution. By 1803, the year of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Philadelphia had grown into a busy city of merchants, shoppers and travelers. While the Philadelphia Repository is full of stories and anecdotes of people and places throughout the country, it also contains news of interest to the people who lived in the city, and it provides insight into nineteenth-century life. Like a diary, it records not o... View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania] Wills, 1682-1726

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0302


Every name mentioned in the will is abstracted, land tract names, residence and occupation of the deceased when given. View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1810-1815

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0461


Every name mentioned in the will is abstracted, land tract names, residence and occupation of the deceased when given. View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania] Wills, 1777-1790

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0458


Every name mentioned in the will is abstracted, land tract names, residence and occupation of the deceased when given. View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1763-1784

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0456


Every name mentioned in the will is abstracted, land tract names, residence and occupation of the deceased when given. View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1815-1819

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0462


Continues the series. View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1820-1825

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0463


Continues the series. View more info

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Abstracts of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania] Wills, 1726-1747

By: F. Edward Wright

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: W0311


These wills were abstracted under the auspices of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania in the early 1900s. Every name mentioned in the will is abstracted, as well as land tract names, residence, and occupation of the deceased when given. Entries may include the names of spouse, children, grandchildren, and/or other relatives; executor(s); and witnesses. A full name index adds to the value of this work View more info

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Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Land Records 1706-1713

By: Mary M. Brewer

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B0594


Information abstracted from Philadelphia City Hall Deed Book E3. View more info

United States Direct Tax 1798: Tax Lists for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Upper Delaware, Lower Delaware, High Street, Chestnut Street, Walnut and Dock wards

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M1194


This book is a compilation of these tax lists for six wards in the city of Philadelphia. Information in the tax lists includes the property owner and occupant, a source reference, the type of property, the size and description of the buildings and lots, the assessed value, and the tax due. View more info

United States Direct Tax of 1798: Tax Lists for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: New Market Ward

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M1536


The Direct Tax of 1798 was imposed by the United States government on dwellings, lands, and slaves, with the aim of raising $2 million, primarily to increase the strength of the armed forces during a time of tension with France over attacks on American shipping. To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot, and tract in the country had to be accounted for in the tax listings. The result was a housing inventory remarkably complete and detailed for its time, and... View more info