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Envisioning the Early Colonial Landscape through Deeds

While working on the historical narrative for the National Register nomination of Midland Cemetery, which is stewarded by my friend Barbara Barksdale, I collected a deed for adjacent parcels. This deed transferred over 700 acres from Richard Peters to John Potts in 1756. Richard Peters was a Philadelphia bigwig and personal friend of the Penn… Continue reading Envisioning the Early Colonial Landscape through Deeds