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Dan Hage has been advised by his presiding elder to write to Finley for help in locating a man named Thomas Wilson Gibson, who once lived in Chillicothe or near there in Perry County. A 1,000 acre piece of land bought in 1795 by Guyan Grier was left to Gibson and never claimed. Hage wishes the land given to Gibson if he can be found, or to buy it from him, part of it for himself and part of it for Page's Meeting House. Page had left land to the church, but a Mr. Taylor had unscrupulously bought the land (or at least part of it) for $15 or $20. If Hage can locate Gibson or his heirs and buy this other land from them, he will give back to the church what Taylor took from it (from the Page Estate), as the Gibson Estate lies near Page's Meeting House. Abstract Number - 153
Newbern, Montgomery County, VA
General Ministry; Page's Meeting House
Hage, Dan, "Letter from Dan Hage to James B. Finley" (1835). Finley Letters. 152.