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Manuscript Group 259
E. and G. BROOKE LAND COMPANY RECORDS
1786-1965
.5 cu. ft.


Records relate to the involvements of the Brooke family (Clement, Thomas, and Matthew Brooke; Matthew's sons, Edward and George; etc.), Birdsboro, Berks County, in the disposal of extensive tracts of land initially controlled by Mark Bird and the Bird family. Included are deed books, 1786-1965, 3 volumes; receipt book, 1830-1836; and a school exercise and note book (survey book of Charles Brooke, West Chester Academy), 1829, 1830.




PA State Archives Hours, Directions, & Fees Research Topics Finding Aids for Collections Land Records