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History of Luzerne Co. PA 1893 - 1500+ pages!
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Antiques & Art:Books, Manuscripts:General

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Time left Auction has ended. Location Bowling Green, OH
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Description

History of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania with Biographical Selections was edited by H. C. Bradsby and published by S. B. Nelson & Co. Publishers of Chicago in 1893. This 1500+ page volume contains historical information about the county and biographical information about its early residents. A handsome and useful addition to any genealogical or historical library!

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Contents

The book contains eleven chapters, plus biographical sketches, portraits, and maps. Some of the more descriptive chapter titles are Habits and Customs, Battle of Wyoming, Hartley's and Sullivan's Expeditions, Sugar Loaf Massacre, The Dead That Still Live, Churches of the County, City of Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, and Townships and Boroughs.

The History of Luzerne County contains a biographical index including over 2,500 names. Some of the most commonly occurring names are Abbott, Anderson, Armstrong, Atherholt, Atherson, Ayre, Baldwin, Barber, Barrett, Beaumont, Bennett, Benninger, Bonham, Booth, Brader, Brown, Burke, Campbell, Carpenter, Chapin, Clark, Connor, Conyngham, Courtright, Crockett, Culver, Curtis, Davenport, Davies, Davis, Dodson, Dorrance, Dougherty, Dymond, Edwards, Evans, Finch, Fisher, Frantz, George, Good, Griffith, Hale, Harris, Harrison, Harvey, Hayden, Hildebrand, Honeywell, Howell, Hoyt, Hughes, Hunlock, Hunt, Hutchins, Ide, Jackson, James, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Jopling, Keller, Kelly, Kester, Kisner, Kitchen, Knapp, Kocher, Koons, Kunkle, Kunkel, Kyttle, Lamoreux, Leibensberger, Leisenring, Lenahan, Lewis, Long, Lyman, McGroarty, McMurtrie, Martin, Masters, Meixell, Miller, Mitchell, Montanye, Moore, Morgan, Murphy, Myers, Nichols, O'Brien, Oplinger, Parrish, Patterson, Pettebone, Powell, Price, Quigley, Ransom, Rees, Reichard, Reynolds, Richards, Riechers, Rittenhouse, Roberts, Robertson, Roderick, Rogers, Ross, Ryman, Santee, Schappert, Schmitt, Schooley, Search, Seely, Shaver, Sheridan, Shiffer, Shoemaker, Shonk, Sickler, Smith, Snyder, Sorber, Spencer, Stark, Stevens, Stull, Sutliff, Tammany, Thomas, Thompson, Turnbach, Underwood, Van Horn, Wagner, Wall, Watkins, Weiss, Wheaton, White, Whitebread, Whitesell, Wilcox, Wilkinson, Williams, Wilson, Wolf, Wolfe, Yost, and Ziegler.

Condition

All pages appear to be intact, legible and undamaged. The outer spine of the cover has been reinforced with clear tape which is just beginning to peel--however, the information beneath is still clearly legible. The inner spine of the cover has come loose from the actual pages of the book itself, but all pages are still securely held into the inner binding. The edges of the cover are time-worn, giving this antique book a charming personality. Inside the front cover is a label denoting this book the property of a Mr. Byron A. Leacock of Huntington, Mills, Pa.

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Item sold as-is. Buyer pays shipping and handling charges--approximately $14 for Priority Mail (2-3 days), approximately $5 for Book Rate (delivery in one week). Contact seller for more exact shipping costs. Continental U.S. Only. Payment by money order will ship the next business day; personal checks will be held for ten business days. Seller reserves the right to refuse bidders with overall negative feedback ratings or bidders with any negative feedback posted within the past few weeks. Good luck!






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