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Andrew Galbraith (b. 1750) was the son of James Galbraith. He married Barbara Kyle in 1780. -- Roberts, Thomas. "Memoirs of John Bannister Gibson."

James Trimble (b. 1755) was the son of Alexander and Eleanor Trimble. He was Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1777-1837.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was an "American printer and publisher, author, inventor and scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, Franklin helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its signers, represented the United States in France during the American Revolution, and was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention. He made important contributions to science, especially in the understanding of electricity, and is remembered for the wit, wisdom, and elegance of his writing." -- "Franklin, Benjamin." Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Academic ed. http://search.eb.com/eb/article-22469 (Retrieved January 21, 2010)

From the description of Andrew Galbraith patent, 1787. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 502287525

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creatorOf Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. Petition : [Philadelphia, Pa.], to his excellency the president, and the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, [1785]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1781. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Peale-Sellers family collection, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Joseph Reed papers, 1757-1785. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Court. Opinion : given to the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, [between 1780 and 1791]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. The Supreme Executive Council of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting : know ye that in consideration of the monies paid ... there is granted ... unto the said Samuel Pleasants a certain tract of land called Walnut Grove, 1787 June 1. Newberry Library
referencedIn Irvine, James, 1735-1819. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of John Boyd for attendance in Council, 1785 Jan. 31. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of Matthew Smith for attendance in Council, 1779 June 11. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Andrew Galbraith patent, 1787. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Stevenson, George, 1713?-1783. Papers, 1755-1976. York County Historical Trust
referencedIn Irvine, James, 1735-1819. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of John Boyd for attendance in Council, 1785 Jan. 31. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. [Deed, 1785 granted to John Junkin by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania] / Tho. Mifflin, President of the Supreme Executive Council. Presbyterian Historical Society, PHS
creatorOf Wilson, James, 1742-1798. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1784-1890. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Order, 1779 Feb. 9. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Circular letter, 1779 Feb. 8, Philadelphia, to the governors of the states. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Draft, 1785 Nov. 23, Philadelphia, to Ezekiel Fleming. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. [Surveyor's order, 1787] to John Lukens, Surveyor-General / B. Franklin, President of the Supreme Executive Council, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Presbyterian Historical Society, PHS
referencedIn United States. Continental Congress. Committee report : Princeton, N.J., 1783 July 1. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Irvine, James, 1735-1819. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of John McDowell, for attendance in Council, 1785 Jan. 31. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835. Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Order : Philadelphia, 1787 Feb. 1. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Irvine, James, 1735-1819. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of John McDowell, for attendance in Council, 1785 Jan. 31. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Proceedings of the General Assembly and the Supreme Executive Council, 1779-1788. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn John Dickinson papers, Bulk, 1753-1808, 1676-1885 Library Company of Philadelphia
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associatedWith Armstrong, John, 1758-1843. person
associatedWith Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. person
associatedWith Biddle, Charles, 1745-1821 person
associatedWith Dickinson, John, 1732-1808 person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Fleming, Ezekiel. person
associatedWith Forbes, William. person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Galbraith, Andrew, b. 1750. person
associatedWith Irvine, James, 1735-1819. person
associatedWith Irwin, Matthew. person
associatedWith Johnson, Thomas, 1732-1819, person
associatedWith Junkin, John, b. 1756. person
associatedWith London. family
associatedWith McKnight, Robert. person
associatedWith M'Knight, Robert. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Nicholson, John, 1757-1800. person
associatedWith Parrock, John. person
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania. General Assembly. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Pleasants, Samuel, 1737-1807. person
associatedWith Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796. person
associatedWith Stevenson, George, 1713?-1783. person
associatedWith Trimble, James, b. 1755. person
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
associatedWith Wilson, James, 1742-1798. person
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Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania--Bedford County
Bedford County (Pa.)
United States
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
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Land grants
Slavery--History--18th century
Land grants--History--18th century--Sources
Real property
Land titles--History--18th century--Sources
Real property--History--18th century--Sources
Manuscripts, American
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