POLITICAL NOTES: Miscellaneous Mentions: May 10, 1926

At the close of the Revolutionary War the Virginia Legislature voted, as a reward, to grant certain lands to George Washington. The lands were in what has now turned out to be Washington County, Pa. George Washington went to claim his lands and found one David Reed in possession of them. The two went to law and David Reed won. Last week it was discovered by genealogists that David Reed was the great-great-grandfather of Senator David A. Reed of Pennsylvania, staunch supporter of the Administration, and the...

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