Found 4 collections related to Conveyances

Ruston, Thomas, approximately 1739-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2655
.29 linear feet (1 box)
Land papers executed by Dr. Thomas Ruston, a physician of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (A.B. College of New Jersey, 1762 and M.D., University of Edinburgh, 1765). Ruston conveyed to Levi Hollingsworth, merchant of Philadelphia, 51,000 acres of land... more
Staples family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4629
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists almost exclusively of land papers, such as indentures, partition deeds, quit claims, mortgages, tax bills, receipts, estate papers, and a map relating to New York City real estate owned by members of the Staples and Sherman... more
Wilson, William, 1756-1828
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24862
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
William Wilson (1756-1828) of Clermont, Columbia County, New York, was a physician, postmaster, and judge, and an estate manager for the Livingston family at Clermont. The William Wilson family papers, 1792-1884, comprise professional and personal... more
Brooke, Robert, 1770-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 403
.42 linear feet (1 box, 1 volume, 1 other item)
Robert Brooke was an American surveyor and civil engineer based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Robert Brooke papers relating to the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, 1796-1845 (bulk 1804-1805), comprise five volumes used by Brooke chiefly during... more
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