Lemuel Y Singleton Historic Relics

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Lemuel Y Singleton Historic Relics - A VINELAND MAN'S RELICS. Article- Used by...
A VINELAND MAN'S RELICS. Article- Used by General Lf lyette, and Historic Falatinus. Special to Tbe Inquirer. Vijjkt.and, Oct. 13. Lemuel Y. Singleton, a Vineland pioneer.and an octogenarian, has several relics of historic value which descended te him from his mother, who was a sea captain's widow, and lived on Front street near Arch. Philadelphia. Among them are a sola, table, decanter and glasses used in entertaining General Lafayette when he visited this country in 184 Mr. Britton, mother of Commodore Charles Stewart, lived with the Singletons, and Lalayette called there to visit her. Mr. Sinuleton, then a school boy, was present at the interview. Commodore Stewart's daughter, Delia, mother of the late Charles Stewart Par-nell, was also a member ot the Singleton household. Mr. Sinnleton lias a portrait ot Geerge Washington, which is said to have been painted iy Kemiaandt Pealc. He also has a painting of the ship Liverpool, the pioneer vessel of the tirst line of packets between Philadelphia anil Liverpool. Mr. Singleton's lather commanded her on the initial trip to this country and brought over a colony of vegetarians.

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 16 Oct 1893, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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