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09.30.1845 American Republican
Real Estate at Public Sale
By virtue of the order of the Orphan's Court
of Chester county, will be sold at Public
Sale, on Thursday, the 6th day of November,
1845. The following valuable Real Estate of
the late Benj. Funk, dec'd.
LOT No. 3 in said order - Being a Wood
lot, situate on the south side of the Valley
hill, in Tredyffrin township, bounded by lands
of John Garber and others, containing FOURTEEN
ACRES, be the same more or less; it
is well set with timber of a first-rate quality,
a large proportion of which is Chestnut [earlier records spell it chesnut]; it is
within one mile of the Valley Forge, and
convenient to Lime-burners; it would make
a beautiful building lot after the timber is off.
Any person wishing to view the same will
call on the subscribers or Elijah Funk. Sale
on the lot at 1 o'clock precisely on said day.
Conditions at sale.
LOT No. 4. Being a valuable lot of
Limestone Quarries situate in Cedar Hollow,
bounded by lands of Jesse Gyger and others,
containing 2 Acres and 55 perches, be the
same more or less. The buildings and other
improvements consist of a two story Stone
HOUSE and a two story tone spring house
over a never failing spring of water; said
house is occupied over the spring as a dwelling;
a stone barn calculated for stabling
eight head of horses and two of cows; there
is an excellent granary fitted up in the same;
there are on the lot two good gardens enclosed
with pale fence; and two substantial Kilns
in excellent burning order; there is at this
time a very extensive business carried on at
these Kilns, the lime of which has as high a
reputation as any in the Great Valley.
LOT No. 5. Being a Limestone lot situate
in Cedar Hollow, bounded by lands of Robt.
Todd and others containing a half acre be
the same more or less.
LOT No. 6, Being a limestone lot situate
in Cedar Hollow, bounded by lot No. 5, lands
of Robert Todd and others, containing a 1/4 of
an acre be the same more or less. Any person
wishing to view said property will call on
the subscribers, or John Hampton, tenant to
the same.
The sale of lots No. 4, 5 and 6, will be held
on lot No. 4, at 3 o'clock on said day (Thursday,
the 6th day of november.) Conditions
at Sale.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 5/24/2022.

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