THE MANCHESTERS: MANCHESTER, WEST MANCHESTER, EAST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIPS is Volume 12 in Dr. Hively's series on Original Colonial Land Records for York County, PA. It is a companion to Map #30 which graphically illustrates how all of these early surveys fit together.
In this volume may be found never before published research:
+ Some 220 detailed descriptions of original land descriptions, beginning in the Colonial Era.
+ 27 West Side Applications, between 1766 and 1769.
+ Two land warrants under the authority of the Colony of Maryland.
+ A summary of original research about the 1765 Codorus Forge, along with several sketches of the early forge.
+ An indexed listing of some 615 names for individuals who were associated with the land acquisition process in these townships.
+ An extensive listing of Colonial Era roads in the townships, many with "course and distance" detail.
+ A listing of 26 survey "tract names" given to early properties.
+ Summaries of two early Susquehanna River ferries: "Lowe's" and "Downer's (later known as 'Vinegar's')."
5 1/2 by 8 1/2 Laminated - Paper Bound, 156 pages.
ISBN 0-9718125-0-0; $15 US for Volume 12.
Map #30: 36 by 48 inches, four colors on bond paper, 1"= 1,800 feet. $20.00 US
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