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 - its a let to of be Jacob Valerius. HISTORICAL...
its a let to of be Jacob Valerius. HISTORICAL PAPERS READ (Continued from page 7.) The woods were full of lurking terrors. Kven the cowg lay down lose together and, close to their human friends. They succeeded in reaching Sussex county. New Jersey, - where thtfy remained 'Uii'f f! 1 S6. . Eleszer was then 22; years old. They settled . in Lackawanna upon a lairge farm which they nurchaUcd under the Connecticut Title, but as this was disallowed by Penh - (sylvenia, they were compelled to again pay for it, this tSme;tor Pennsylvania in orderr to have legal title. ' This itn ;Doverished them, i of course. - "Three years Uter; Eloazer married. Shortly after his marriage, he was obliged to sell his ox team. mike a payment on his land. This left hint without means to carry on his farm and make improvements. He had wheat - and crops ln the ground, but he could not eil them, for there was no money xtt the ountrv to buy with. He wais in great trouble, when a man named Chamberlain came to hm and offered him a horse if he would go, after it, and then build a house for him after ward. - This was a providential prospect of relief and he thankfully accepted the terms. The horse was 25 or 30 miles away, but he set. out to walk the di tance. His way lay through th deep, dark forest which covered the land except wihere small clearings had been made by settlers. He had no shoes and the path was rough. Stones " and roots cut and bruised his bare feet. After a day's travel he was about bo lie dawn exhausted under some pine trees, when the bark of a dog at p.

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  1. Pittston Gazette,
  2. 16 Mar 1912, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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