Talk:Rancocas Farm

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After the death of Pierre Lorillard, Rancocas was owned by Mrs. Lillian Barnes Allien. There are a number of references to her ownership in the archives for the New York Times.

HOW MR. LORILLARD DIVIDED HIS ESTATE; Bequest of Rancocas to a Woman Arouses His Family. CLUBMEN TALK OF A CONTEST Tuxedo Property Guarded by Strict Pro- visions -- The Widow's Annuity -- The Will Disposes of $4,000,000. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9901EEDA1E3BEE33A25757C1A9619C946097D6CF

July 17, 1901, Wednesday. PIERRE LORILLARD'S WlLL.; Mrs. Allien to Defend Any Rights to Which She Is Entitled -- Will Not Sell Rancocas.

"We are not," said a member of the Lorillard family yesterday, "disposed to contradict or discuss the half dozen rumors published to-day concerning the trill of Mr. Pierre Lorillard and our intentions or plans in regard to it. It is enough to say that the situation to-day is that set forth in THE NEW YORK TIMES in its issue on Sunday last. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9D01EFD81139E733A25754C1A9619C946097D6CF

July 22, 1901, Wednesday Mrs. Allien's Inheritance Tax. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9A0DE2D61030E132A25751C2A9619C946097D6CF

August 20, 1901, Wednesday TO SELL LORILLARD HORSES.; All the Rancocas Yearlings to Go Under the Hammer on Sept. 12.

The first definite news forecasting the future of the noted Ranoocas Stock Farm, willed by the late Pierre Lorillard to Mrs. Lillian Barnes Allien, appeared yesterday morning when it was advertised that on Sept. 12 the "entire crop of Rancocas Farm yearlings, comprising forty-two head," would be sold at auction at the Fasig-Tipton Company's Sheepshead Bay paddocks. http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9903E0DF153DE433A25753C2A96E9C946097D6CF —Preceding unsigned comment added by Jreymes (talkcontribs) 00:50, 30 March 2008 (UTC)