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Archives & Manuscripts

Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Deeds and Documents

Identifier: HC.MC-990A
Overview This collection includes an assortment of legal documents, including deeds, marriage certificates, indentures, and leases.

Walking Purchase records

Identifier: HC.MC-950-175
Scope and Content note Single folder of materials related to the 1737 purchase of land in Pennsylvania from the Delaware tribe. Included in this collection are accounts submitted by participants--Joseph Doan, John Chapman, Timothy Smith--for the trial walk of April 22, 1735 and the September walk; requests for payment of these accounts by the Proprietor of Pennsylvania, Thomas Penn to James Steel, Receiver General of Penna.; two accounts submitted for payment by Conrad Weiser, an Indian agent from N.Y., for his...

Collection of papers on the Walking Purchase

Identifier: SFHL-SC-063
Abstract This collection primarily includes photocopies of receipts and contracts between Thomas Penn and various individuals concerning the Walking Purchase.