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Collection of Chester County Quaker property records and other manuscripts

 Collection — othertype: SC-270
Identifier: SFHL-SC-270


Collection contains Chester County, Pa., land-related records including a deed for land sold to Peter Chambers (colored) in East Marlborough in 1833 and survey papers for lands in the 1821-1838, including an 1824 survey of land for a burial ground for people of color conveyed from James Steemer. miscellaneous notes concerning funerals, report of First Day School, 1879, New Garden.


  • Creation: 1787-1879

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Open for research without restrictions.


2 folders (2 folders. (.1 linear feet))


Organized into folders: Folder 1: Surveys and other land papers, 1822-1838, n.d.; Folder 2: Miscellaneous correspondence to David Pratt and others, 1787-1879.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2013.

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