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Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
CHAPTER IX. LUZERNE COUNTY CREATED. 224

Source

Abbreviation Type Citation
Bradsby 1893 county histories Bradsby, H. C., ed. History of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, with biographical selections. Chicago, Ill.: S. B. Nelson & Co., 1893.

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Type Summary
Text In 1790 the county court divided the county into eleven townships. These retained the old names of Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, Hanover, Newport, Exeter, Plymouth, Kingston, Salem, Tioga, Wyalusing and Tunkhannock, but the territory of those townships which had existed under the Connecticut jurisdiction was extended.

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https://archive.org/details/historyofluzerne00brad/page/224

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View New Township Luzerne County 1790 Township Division yes+ Mar 1790