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Land grants

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

Abijah Taylor land grant

 Collection — Folder OB185
Identifier: OB185
Scope and Contents This collection is a land grant to Taylor for property in Crawfordsville, Indiana dated October 7, 1834.
Dates: 1834/10/07

Albert S. Mowry land grants

 Collection — Folder OB230
Identifier: OB230
Scope and Contents This collection contains land grants obtained by Albert S. Mowry for land in Council Bluffs, Iowa in 1860. The land grants were originally issued to Susannah Smith via Munford Smith, Benjamin Huffragle, Hezekiah Riggs, Joshua Dennis, George Cagle, and Rachel Armstrong via John B. Armstrong.
Dates: 1860

Ambrose Gore Ruddell collection

Identifier: L294
Scope and Contents This collection includes one folder with a few documents and three account books of costs for Ambrose Ruddell's professional services. Folder 1 contains a hand-written legal document regarding the sale of property executed on August 21, 1865, between Ambrose G. Ruddell and Asher C. Brunson. There is also an undated, torn letter on Philadelphia University letterhead from L. Fairbanks to Dr. Ruddell and a land contract signed by President Zachary Taylor.
Dates: 1843-1868

Archibald C. Reed land grants

 Collection — Folder OB016
Identifier: OB016
Scope and Contents This collection contains 2 land grants issued to Archibald C. Reed or Reid for land in Brookville, Indiana, dated November 13, 1822 and Indianapolis dated March 15, 1837.
Dates: 1822/11/13; 1837/03/15

Bazil B. Edmonston papers

 Collection — Folder S406
Identifier: S0406
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed copies, carbon copies and photocopies of autographed letters from Bazil Brooke Edmonston and other family members and acquaintances in Indiana and elsewhere in the United States ranging from 1770 to 1930 regarding family matters, politics, land and debts.
Dates: 1770-1912

Benjamin Johnston land deed

 Collection — Folder OB052
Identifier: OB052
Scope and Contents This collection contains one land grant issued to Benjamin Johnston for land in Yohogania County, Virginia on March 7, 1785.
Dates: 1785/03/07

Charles M. Reagan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1099
Scope and Contents The collection contains the marriage certificate of his parents, Rezin and Asenath, and other papers of theirs; records of book donations; a campaign card from Reagan’s 1918 campaign for State Representative; and materials regarding Charles F. Zook’s service in the Spanish American War. The bulk of the collection is letters to and from Reagan to various wartime organizations.

There is also an oversize land grant certificate dated June 1875.
Dates: 1851-1930

Chauncey Rose and William Hickman warranty deed

 Collection — Folder S1350
Identifier: S1350
Scope and Contents The warranty deed conveys property in Vigo County, Indiana, from Chauncey Rose to William P. Hickman, on March 20, 1867. Mr. Hickman paid Mr. Rose $650.00 for the land. County Recorder John B. Meyer recorded the transaction on December 23, 1868, in Record 36, page 572. On the same date, Auditor William Paddock added his name to the document.
Dates: 1867

Clark Bradish Bailey land grant

 Collection — Folder OB182
Identifier: OB182
Scope and Contents This collection is a land grant to Clark Bradish Bailey for property in Fort Wayne, Indiana dated March 15, 1837.
Dates: 1837/03/15

Coffey family papers

 Collection — Folder S2475
Identifier: S2475
Scope and Contents This collection contains various papers of the Coffey family, including a December 1, 1851 land grant for property in Owen County, Indiana issued to Joshua Kelly, a private in Captain Miller's Company of the Kentucky Volunteers during the War of 1812; a certificate issued December 31, 1946 by the Indiana Adjutant General's Office certifying Edward R. Bladen's service with Company H, 10th Indiana Regiment during the U.S. Civil War; and a certificate of Joel A. Coffey's appointment as postmaster...
Dates: 1851-circa 1983