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 - ' Tbe Harrodsburg Liemocrat says that John C....
' Tbe Harrodsburg Liemocrat says that John C. Wicitershajn, ot Parksvil.e, has the most ancient slate in Kentucky, it was brought to this State from Pemisylvania one hundred years ago by Sampsou W ickersbam. Mr. Wickersiiani settled where L'anv ilie now stauus. When be died be becjueatued tbe slate to bis son, Jesse Wickersham, who recently died at bis home near Xevada. It was used at school by tbe latter geutieman's six children, and was given by hi in just before his ueata lo his youngest son, John C. tcs ersham, meutionsd above. "If," savs the iMnuK-rat , "the modem spirit of destructive-ness does not demolish this sncient an 1 honored heir-loom, it wdi go ou to youngest sons through succeeding generations, until us tough Uber is worn away oy the awkward figures of the youthful searchers after knowledge " e

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 23 Oct 1887, Sun,
  3. Page 12

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