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Land - deeds and grants.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Beckley (1802-1888) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0041
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and transcription of a Deed for land in Mercer County, Virginia, dated July 1, 1837, and signed by Alfred Beckley and Edmund Lilly.

Dates: 1836

Benjamin Trembly, Deed for Sale of Land in Preston County, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4001

Deed for the sale of land owned by Benjamin Trembly to John Trembly for 300 dollars. The land is described as being located in Monongalia County (now Preston County), along the bank of Big Sandy Creek. The document is described as both a deed (on the outside) and an indenture (in the main text).

Dates: 1812-1813

Bill Dixon and Forest McClung, Collectors, Johnson and Simpson Family Land Deeds

Collection Number: A&M 3554

Lands deeds assigned to William Simpson, William Johnson, and Benjamin Johnson in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri by U.S. Presidents Andrew Jackson, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren. These items were found in the desk of E.W. McClung in a residence in Sinks Grove, West Virginia. One deed has an original signature of President Andrew Jackson.

Dates: 1829-1843

Clark and Krebs, Civil and Mining Engineers, Miscellaneous Letters and Records

Collection Number: A&M 2565
Overview Letter book from the office of Clark & Krebs, Civil and Mining Engineers, the partnership of Charles E. Krebs, James M. Clark, George R. Krebs, and J. Walter Morgan, of Charleston, WV. Included in the letterbox are land deeds, property inventories, lists of unpaid accounts and land leases, land and mine surveys, equipment bills, reports on the working costs of coal mines and oil production, instructions for the construction of bungalows and a water plant, business contracts, and a letter...
Dates: 1912-1914

E.L. Armstrong, Letter regarding 1786 Land Grant in Harrison County

Collection Number: A&M 3862

Letter from Mr. E.L. Armstrong, Richmond, to Mr. Sandford Swigen, Clarksburg (West) Virginia, 1841. The letter includes a manuscript transcription (from 1841) of a 1786 land grant or indenture for Hezekiah Davisson, assignee of Robert Lewis Jun, for a tract of land in Harrison County, (West) Virginia. The grant was approved by Patrick Henry, Governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1841

Fleming Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0644
Scope and Contents Additional papers of Benjamin Fleming and several members of the Fleming family. Manuscript items include land grants, & deed Monongalia County, letters, account ∧ tax statements. Printed items include Sabbath School program, Fairmont, 1861; concert and commencement programs of Fairmont State Normal, 1892, 1897, 1906; Alfred Fleming Cemetery Association, proposed organization pamphlet. A clipping scrapbook contains some poetry by Thurston Worth Fleming, biographical sketch of Col....
Dates: 1827-1915

James Barbour, Governor, Land Grant to Jacob Bumgarner in Harrison County

Collection Number: A&M 3758
Overview Original copy of land grant to Jacob Bumgarner for 372 acres "on the south fork of Hughes's river" in Harrison County, Virginia (present day West Virginia). The land grant is dated 7 October 1813, and is signed by by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, James Barbour. The document references three previous treasury warrants by their numbers, including 4653 (1810); 4614 (1811); and 18,444 (1783). Treasury warrants were legal instruments utilized for documenting land acquisitions in...
Dates: 1813

Land Deeds and Agreements

Collection Number: A&M 1796

Five items regarding transfer of land in Virginia, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1832, 1847, 1853, 1859, 1870

Land Grants

Collection Number: A&M 0525
Overview Parchment land grants. Two grants to Jacob Warrick for 967 and 596 acres on Bath County, Va., signed by James Monroe and James Wood in 1798 and 1802. One grant to Sampson Lockhart Matthews, assignee of Sampson Matthews, for 444 acres in Pocahontas County, Va., signed by John Tyler in 1826. Grant to James Kelso, assignee of Thomas Anderson, for 480 acres in Augusta County, Va., signed by Robert Brooke in 1795. One deed from James A. McCue, executor of Andrew G. Gatewood, to Jacob W. And...
Dates: 1795-1836

Land Title Certificates

Collection Number: A&M 2437

Xerox copy of the Transallegheny Historical Magazine, 1901-1902, listing land title certificates issued mostly in Morgantown and Clarksburg for pioneer settlements in the 1770's for Ohio, Monongalia, and Yohogania counties in the state of Virginia. These land grants are not mentioned in Sims. Also included are names of stream and river branches. Indexed.

Dates: 1770-1779