MENALLEN, BUTLER, FRANKLIN, HAMILTONBAN, LIBERTY, HIGHLAND AND FREEDOM TOWNSHIPS is the third volume in a new Original PA Land Records Series for Adams County. It is a companion to Connected Survey Maps #3 and 4 for these townships. The companion maps (available separately) graphically illustrates how all these early original surveys fit together, encompassing some 143,927 total acres.

 The Foreword to this series is written by Charles H. Glatfelter, PhD., Professor of History - emeritus, Gettysburg College.

In this volume may be found:

+ Detailed summaries of 562 original land tracts; including two grants under authority of Maryland and six Blunston License holders, with source documentation, beginning in the Colonial Era for these seven townships. The Manor of Maske lands are excluded from this research series.

+ An index of some 955 names for persons associated with early land acquisition or early roads.

+ 209 “Tract Names” given to colonial plantations.

+ 81 West Side Applications, between 1765 and 1769.

+ The Boundary dispute between PA and Maryland.

+ Julian – Gregorian Calendars described.

+ Colonial surveying techniques, detail and concepts.

+ A listing of eight colonial churches and their locations.

+ A summary of colonial towns and villages, their founding dates and locations.

PRINTED IN THE USA               ISBN 0-9718125-7-8

$20.00 USD - VOLUME 3

Each connected survey map (Map #3 - for Menallen, Butler and Franklin; Map #4 - for Hamiltonban, Highland, Freedom and Liberty), sold separately; $20.00 each.

VOLUME 3 INTRODUCTIONLINK to Volume 3 introduction (FULL cut and paste, FREE viewing).

VOLUME 3 GENERAL INDEXLINK to Volume 3 - full "General Index," with page index numbers.

ONLINE ORDER PAGELINK to place Volume 3 or Map #3, #4 orders.

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