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Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
CHAPTER XXI. TOWNSHIPS AND BOROUGHS. 612

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.

Summarized Source Data

Type Summary
Government References NEWPORT TOWNSHIP
Text Was one of the original townships when this was Westmoreland county, Conn., and derives its name from Newport, R. I. It now contains within its boundaries but nineteen square miles, whereas originally it was all of what are now Newport, Slocum, Dorrance, Hollenback, Conyngham and Nescopeck townships.

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https://archive.org/details/historyofluzerne00brad/page/612

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Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Luzerne County 1790 Township Division yes+ Mar 1790