This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 Excerpt: ...with stones."--Address of John Gibson, Esq., at Centennial Cdebration at York, July te 1876. As the section of country in which this old house is situated was claimed by the Maryland authorities to be within their prov-ince, forming a part of Prince George (afterwards Frederick) and Baltimore counties, also that it was the scene of much of the dis-orders and conflicts which took place about the time of its erec-tion, growing out of the dispute over the boundary line between Maryland and Pennsylvania it was thought the foregoing as well as the following, quoted from both sides of the controversy might prove of interest to the reader. Glossbrenner, in his history of Lancaster and York counties, says: "The first settlements in the present York county were made on Krentz Creek and in the neighborhood of where Hanover now stands. Before the erection of the county of Lancaster in 1729, a number of persons resided on tracts of land lying on the west side of the Susquehanna, within the bounds of what is now York county. These person remained, however, but a short time on the lands they occupied--were not allowed to warm in the nests on which they had squatted--and may not be looked upon as the progenitors of the present possessors of the soil of York county. They were known only as nMarl'land intruders," and were removed in the latter part of the year 1728 by order of the Deputy Governor and Council, at the request of the Indians, and in conformity with their existing treaties." 2 T This is the Pennsylvania side of the story, but there is anothei: --a Marylandside--as intimated in the first part of this paper. Lord Baltimore claimed under his charter, all the land and water to the present New Jersey and a strip of land twenty miles wide above the...
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First Settlements of Germans in Maryland; A Paper Read by Edward T. Schultz Before the Frederick County Historical Society, January 17th, 1896, and Be

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