Historic Pelham

Presenting the rich history of Pelham, NY in Westchester County: current historical research, descriptions of how to research Pelham history online and genealogy discussions of Pelham families.

Friday, November 30, 2007

1820 Advertisement for Sale of Nicholas Haight's Farm on Rodman's Neck

In 1820 Nicholas Haight published an advertisement offering his 130-acre farm located on Rodman's Neck. The text of that brief advertisement appears immediately below, followed by a citation to its source.


A FARM belonging to the subscriber, situate at Pellham, in the county of West Chester, about fifteen miles from the city of New York, commonly called Rodman's Neck, containing one hundred and thirty acres of as good land as any in this state, and is in good cultivation and repair. There are upon this farm, several scites [sic] for dwelling houses, commanding as extended and beautiful prospects as any within the county of West Chester. The title is indisputable. -- A map of the premises is left at the office of PETER JAY MUNRO, esq. No. 5 Nassau-street, to whom I refer persons inclined to purchase

Feb 21 - 1st*


Source: For Sale, The National Advocate, Vol. VIII, Issue No. 2209, Mar. 10, 1820, p. 4, col. 1.

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web Site
Located at http://www.historicpelham.com/.
Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.

Labels: , , , , ,


Post a Comment

<< Home