History Mailbox

Mailbox features classified advertisements related to Pennsylvania history.

Editor’s Note: The purpose of this column is not to serve as a letter to the editor, but to provide viable access for exchange of in­formation, inquiries and responses from our readers. Please submit your exchanges to The Editor, Pennsylvania Heritage, unless, of course, you prefer to communicate directly with one another.


H. Wolf. 500 West Main Street, Rockwood 15557 is Interested in any information on Gerhart Will, who arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam November 2, 1744, on the Friendship with John Mason, captain. Wolf wants his place of origin, ancestors or information about wills.


Leroy K. Sites, 4087 Cherokee Avenue, Camp Hill 17011, wants Volume I, Issue 1 (Armstrong County) of Pennsylvania Heritage.


Mrs. Abin C. Ragner, W22355 Davidson Road, Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186, would like information on the parents of her ancestor, Isaac Burley, who went to Sinking Valley in then Huntingdon County (now Blair) about 1768.


Mrs. Alvin Kahle, Box 88, Emlenton 16373 is interested in infor­mation on the Susquehanna and Waterford Turnpike, completed in 1822.


Ivan W. Saunders, 509 Second Street, Brownsville, wishes Penn­sylvania Railroad and subsidiary railroads’ steam locomotive material; Locomotive Registers (copy and return) photographs, Forms MP-229 and 109-A to 109-J, etc. Saunders wants persons who have such material to write to him before sending material.