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Penn Patent, 1773: property record for land on Lehigh River island, Easton (Pa.)

Identifier: SC MS 0240
Overview An American colonial era Patent (property record) from the Penn Family granting mineral, hunting and fishing rights on their land.

Pennsylvania Wool Industry Ledger

Identifier: SC MS 0217
Overview This early 19th century ledger displays a number of Lehigh Valley family surnames which can offer an interesting insight for local genealogy. The main entries illustrate the business of wool textiles in the extended Lehigh Valley region regarding the costs paid and the amounts of wool processed in the carding and fulling mill business as well as other agricultural products such as grains and livestock. Also interesting notations were made regarding the difference in wages paid to men and...