PETER RHOADS FAMILY, ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA ARCHIVES, primarily related to the estate of judge Peter Rhoads (1737-1814, also known as Peter Roth), member of the Constitutional Convention of 1776 and a justice of the first court formed in Northampton County. Materials date from 1781 to 1862 and include correspondence, receipts for various goods, Peter's 1794 license to sell foreign distilled spirits, and 1831 documents relating to a Supreme Court decision regarding Peter's estate. Other materials from members of the Rhoads/Roth families include an 1830 auditors' report on the estate of Godfrey (Godfried) Roth, and the papers of Stephen Rhoads of Allentown from 1838-1862.
Most with some loss to edges, some with staining, tears, or separation at folds.
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Property from the estate of William S. "Pumpernickel Bill" Troxell, Allentown, PA.