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Land grants

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Official documents from a government to an individual conveying fee simple title to public lands.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania land grant for "Buckwheat Patch"

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1035

A grant of land called “Buckwheat Patch” in Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, to John Moore, executor of the estate of Anne Simcock, dated November 24, 1800. The grant is signed by Thomas McKean, then governor of Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1800 November 24

Thomas and John Evens land bonds issued to Moses [Mosis] McDaniel

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0120

Two bonds by John and Thomas Evens conveying land to Mosis [Moses] McDaniel in Sussex County, Delaware, on July 10, 1777, and July 24, 1778.

Dates: 1777 June 10-1778 July 24

Land grant in New Castle County to Henry Ward from the Land Commissioners of Pennsylvania Colony

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0065

Land grant in New Castle County to Henry Ward affixed with the Land Commissioners of Pennsylvania Colony's seal. James Claypoole and Robert Turner serve as witnesses for this parchment document dated December 26, 1684.

Dates: 1684 December 26

John Emory Richards documents

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0127

A land deed from Abel and Lizzie Small, an estimate for building repairs by L. W. Hurley, a letter from Charles F. Richards to his brother, and a document of a Sheriff sale of a store to John L. Wallace comprise this small collection related to John Emory Richards dating from 1866 to 1900.

Dates: 1866 September 17-1900 October 31