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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Pelham Manor Vegetable Thief Sent to Prison in 1888

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In 1888, James Morgan of Pelham Manor leased the Jessup Farm on today's Shore Road (then called Pelham Road) to farm vegetables.  Soon he realized that much of his crop seemed to be missing.  A thief was harvesting "large quantities" of his crop.  One day, he

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