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Beyond Penn's Treaty

John Adlum


Other Names: None

Assumed Gender: Male

Birth Date: 1759

Birth Place: York

Death Date: 1836

Death Place: Washington

Affiliations: Pennsylvania Government

Notes: Surveyor and Pennsylvania Commissioner, friend of Cornplanter. A native of York, Pennsylvania. Married to Margaret K. Adlum. Moved to Washington DC in 1814. Father of American viticulture, discoverer and promoter of the Catawba wine grape. Bearer of correspondence between Quakers and Cornplanter.

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