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Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
Chapter V. COUNTY ORGANIZATION. 27

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Abbreviation Type Citation
Blackman 1873 county histories Blackman, Emily C. History of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. From a period preceding its settlement to recent times, including the annals and geography of each township. With maps and numerous illustrations. Also, a sketch of woman's work in the county for the United States Sanitary Commission, and a list of the soldiers of the National Army furnished by many of the townships. Philadelphia, Pa.: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1873.

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Text January, 1801, Ezekiel Hyde, Justus Gaylord, and M. Miner York were appointed commissioners to set off the township of Rush, and in November of the same year, their report was accepted. The township was eighteen miles north and south by thirteen miles east and west, except that on the south line it extended five miles further, this extension being five miles square. The whole comprised 172,660 acres. The following diagram represents the boundaries of Rush in 1801. The dotted line marks the division made by the erection of Susquehanna County.

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Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Rush Township 1801 Creation yes* Nov 1801