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Original 1741 Deed to Bethlehem

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Landmarks & Milestones

1741 Deed to Bethlehem

Establishing the Moravian settlement of Bethlehem, the original 27½ x 16¼ calf-skin vellum deed transferring ownership of 500 acres of William & Margaret Allen land to Henry Antes for "the Sum of Four Hundred Pounds Lawfull Money of Pennsilvania".

 

Original in the collection of The Moravian Archives

 

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