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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
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Mysteries of Merriman Burying Ground may soon be uncovered


Now due to "ground penetrating radar" some of those mysteries may be solved. The burial ground, located on Marion Avenue in Plantsville, dates back to the late 1700s and is believed to be a family cemetery. It was named after the Rev. John Merriman ...

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Wanted immediately, a DRUMMER AND FIFER. Inquire of the printer.

Philadelphia, January, 20, 1776


TWO DOLLARS REWARD

Deserted the third inft. from Captain John Welsh’s company of marines, PETER McTegart, born in Ireland, about thirty years of age, five feet seven inches high, smooth faced, brownish complexion, short dark brown hair. Had on a light brown coat, white cloth jacket and breeches, blue stockings and new shoes. Whoever delivers said deserter to James Guthrie, at the corner of South and Water Streets, shall have the above reward.

Philadelphia, January 9, 1776


All the officers of the Pennsylvania Sixth regiment, who are now on the recruiting service, are requested to send their recruits immediately to the city of Philadelphia.

Henry Bicker

Philadelphia, April 15, 1777