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Africa 1883 county histories Africa, J. Simpson. History of Huntingdon and Blair Counties, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pa.: Louis H. Everts, 1883.

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Type Summary
Text Borough Charter and Election.—'In accordance with an act passed by the General Assembly the first day of April, A.D. one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, entitled \"An Act to provide for the incorporation of boroughs\" within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Court of Quarter Sessions in and for Huntingdon County did, at their August term, 1836, grant letters of incorporation for the town of Hollidaysburg, in said county, to be known by the name and style of the \"Borough of Hollidaysburg,\" and did at the same time order an election to be held (agreeably to said act of Assembly aforesaid) on the 13th day of September following.' The record fails to tell where the election was held, but informs us that James Coffey was elected burgess; Suttle F. Henry, David Mitchell, John Walker, William McFarland, and Joseph Reed, Town Council; and Simon Brotherline, town constable.

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Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Hollidaysburg Borough 1836 Creation yes Aug 10, 1836