The following excerpt (relating the history of the poorhouse for Fayette County) is taken from (p. 137 & 138)
Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885.
Title: History of Fayette County, Pennsylvania : with biographical sketches of many of its pioneers and prominent men / edited by Franklin Ellis.
Imprint: Philadelphia : L.H. Everts & Co., 1882
Chapter XIII-- Erection of Fayette County--Establishment of Courts--County Buildings (p. 129-138)
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