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Fort Wayne, Indiana land grant and warranty deeds

 Collection — Folder: S1046
Identifier: S1046

Scope and Contents

This collection includes five original Fort Wayne, Indiana land grants ranging from 1836 to 1837, and one original warranty deed from 1857, from Ethel Peck. The land grant dated April 5, 1836 is stamped "President Andrew Jackson". The land grants dated March 15, 1837; March 20, 1837; and August 1, 1837 are stamped "President Martin Van Buren." The warranty deed is dated January 22, 1857.


  • 1836-1837, 1857

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

A land grant is a gift of real estate or a land privelege, often produced by a government to individuals as an award.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Ethlel Peck on 1966/11/03.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/03/09 by Linda Gellert. EAD finding aid created 2015/04/09 by Linda Gellert.
Fort Wayne, Indiana land grant and warranty deeds
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.