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Election notice, Tax Commissioners of Westmoreland County, 1778 March 10

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1778.03.10
Identifier: RM-493; MS-4069

Scope and Contents

A.D.S. 1 page. A notice of the election of Philip Smith, Joseph Lane, and Fleet Cox to act as Tax Commissioners for Westmoreland County; "freely and Indifferently" elected by Freeholders and Housekeepers. Signed by John Augustine Washington (1736-1787; brother of George Washington), Richard Lee, and Thomas Chilton.


  • 1778 March 10


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

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