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William McCormick

Letters and Documents
  • Elegy for William McCormick:
    "As he fell from his wagon, while at work in the filed, one of the wheels passed over his head, and he soon expired…"
    At the end it says: "Poem copied from "Poems on various subjects" by Isabella Oliver of Cumberland County, PA printed by A. Loudon, Carlisle, 1805. At that time, Isabella Oliver lived on the next farm North on the Canadaguinet Creek, now owned by W. Houston Eckels."

  • Ledger showing articles purchased by Margery McCormick, administrator of William McCormick financial estate. Includes exotic materials, such as a sword, $6, as well as necessities: 6 yards of woolen cloth $6, lot of books 5.65. There is also grain and whiskey listed, as the family owned a still.
    The subtotal shown on this page equals $413.1/2. The grand total (not shown here) goes on to $1600.22.

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