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Real property--Delaware--New Castle County--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel M. Donnell insurance records for Newark, Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0066

The insurance records of Newark, Delaware, realtor, insurance agent, and notary Samuel Mathewson (S.M.) Donnell provide information about Newark property holders and building structures related to Donnell's job as agent for two insurance companies: Fire Association of Philadelphia and Royal Insurance Company of Liverpool, England.

Dates: 1888-1914

Property lien issued by Joshua A. Ellegood

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0143

One lien against Rachel E. and John Truitt issued by Sussex County, Delaware, Justice of the Peace Joshua A. Ellegood on July 23, 1897.

Dates: 1897 July 23

Elliot-McKee family deeds

Identifier: MSS 0584

This collection of eighteenth and nineteenth-century deeds, mortgages, and bonds relate to the McKee and Elliot families of New Castle County, Delaware.

Dates: 1753-1900; Majority of material found within 1816-1858

Thomas McKean letter to James Rogers

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0071

Autograph letter from Pennsylvania politician Thomas McKean to James Rogers about a farm possibly purchased in his name at a Sheriff's sale. He also requests that a deed be drawn and presented to the Sheriff for execution. Thomas McKean served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and governor of Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1814 November 9

Louis McLane letter to Pere Biddle

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0040

Diplomat, cabinet member, and Delaware politician, Louis McLane, sent this one-page signed and handwritten letter to his landlord, Pere Biddle, concerning improvements to his rental property, on December 4, 1824.

Dates: 1824 December 4

Shipley--Bringhurst--Hargraves family papers

Identifier: MSS 0684
Abstract Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in North Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854. The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives of several generations of Delawareans...
Dates: 1660-1987; Majority of material found within 1735 - 1975

Land indenture between John Walter of Christiana Hundred, Delaware, and Joel Swaine of East Marlborough, Pennsylvania

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0174

A land indenture between John Walter of Christiana Hundred, Delaware, and Joel Swaine of East Marlborough, Pennsylvania, from 1831.

Dates: 1831 June 11