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Legal, land and legislative papers, 1795-1825; 1831-1837

 File — Box: 24
Identifier: HC.PhY.838.05.020 (1250/AA44)

Scope and Contents


Extract from the will of John Pemberton, 1795

Extract from treaty of 1795

Minutes of articles of agreement with the Oneida people, 1796

Petition of on behalf of Half Town and George Brothers of Big Tree re: an island in the Allegheny River, 1799

Copy of confirmation to First Nations lands in New York by Secretary of War, Henry Dearborn, 1802

Contract between Thomas Stewardson and Joseph Ellicott re: tract of land adjoining Allegheny Reservation, 1803 [also on microfilm Haverford: Microfilm824, Reel 1]

Deed, William Willink, etc. to Thomas Stewardson Co., Niagra County, New York, 1809

Extract from will of Henry Drinker, 1809

"Declaration and Covenant of trust between from Thomas Stewardson and others concerning a tract of land on Clear Creak in the county of Niagra and state of New York", 1810

Plan for dividing the Allegheny Reservation, 1817

Legal opinion of John Sergeant of Philadelphia, 1819

Legal opinion of R. Harison of New York, 1819

Extract from will of Thomas Fisher, 1810

Notes on conversation with Jacob Taylor, 1820

Copy of a deed, Esther Fisher to John Paul, 1820

Insurance policy, 1825

Assignment of mortgage, Isaac W. Morris to George Williams, 1831

Articles of agreement, Louis P. Thorp and Joseph Elkinton, 1831

Copy of a treaty between Seneca people and Onondaga people, 1834

Copy of leases, Gov. Blacksnake and other chiefs to John Boardman and Josiah Hall, 1836

Articles of agreement, Herman B. Potter and Joseph Snow, 1837

Contract between Herman B. Potter and John Snow, 1837

Petition of the chiefs and warriors on the Allegheny against making a treaty, 8/1837


  • Creation: 1795-1825; 1831-1837

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Physical Location

Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Materials Specific Details

Affiliation: Pre-separation/Orthodox

Physical Facet

1 folder

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