Viewing 1–25 of 13,119 documents: "Deed, Poll, and Letter of Attorney"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 25, 1790 Assignment and Power of Attorney Christopher O'Neal Robert Prise Document certifying the service of Christopher O'Neal, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
August 5, 1796 Power of Attorney Ebenezer Bailey Joseph Roberts Power of attorney for Joseph Roberts to Ebenezer Bailey.
June 20, 1796 Power of Attorney from Samuel Chapman to John Brady Samuel Chapman [not available] Document assigns John Brady as attorney to Samuel Chapman.
July 17, 1792 Power of Attorney and Deed Poll Richard Bishoff Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for Richard Bishoff, late a soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment.
July 17, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Thomas S Tull Unknown Recipient Power of attorney for Thomas Tull, late a soldier in the 2nd Pennsylvania Regiment.
January 10, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney James McFarland Robert Prise Document grants power of attorney from James McFarland, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War, to Robert Prise.
September 10, 1799 Deed for Beacon Island to John Gray Blount, Drawn by US Attorney W. Benjamin Woods, Delivered to Captain James Taylor Richard Dobbs Spaight James McHenry Letter, discusses deed to the United States for Beacon Island and encloses a bill of exchange for the purchase money. Warns of impending yellow fever.
March 20, 1793 Delivery of Deed Henry Knox B. Walker Delivery of deed to Madam LeVal.
June 1, 1800 Recording the Deed for Sargent's Land Allen Crocker Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a deed for land in the county of Randolph, Virginia being the property of Winthrop Sargent. The deed must be recorded in the county where the land lies or in Richmond within one year or it becomes void.
January 20, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney George Moore John Moore Assignment and Power of Attorney for George Moore; Moore is making his son, John, attorney, to take out warrants specified in the document.
January 10, 1798 Assignment and Power of Attorney John Maddis Robert Prise Document certifying the service of John Maddis, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
October 28, 1797 Indian Deed Delivery Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Delivery of Indian deed and journal. Journal contains some details, but omits Indian speeches which Wadsworth deemed unimportant.
June 5, 1798 Request to let Mr Hollenbach go out of town without signing the deed R. Peters Samuel Hodgdon Request to Samuel Hodgdon to let a Mr Hollenbach go forth without signing the deed. Hollenbach says he can put settlers on the lands. There is a concern about getting the right kind of settlers on the land. A small payment would fix them to the soil and infuse a better kind of settler. Great care should be taken in selection of character lest there be enemies in the fortress.
March 20, 1797 Hodgdon's Deed Is Without Value Ephraim Kirby Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon's deed to certain land appears to have no value. Josiah Stoddard, the grantor, has been dead for eighteen years and Darcius Stoddard died bankrupt five years ago. Apparently the deed was never recorded and the land was sold for taxes since no owner appeared to pay.
August 3, 1799 Purchase of Land James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Land for and construction of laboratory and arsenal near Philadelphia
January 1, 1798 In response to fraudulent claims for bounty lands James McHenry [not available] Addresses fraudulent claims by officers and soldiers from the old Continental Army for obtaining bounty lands. McHenry now requires that all claims be forwarded to the War Office on or before January 1, 1799, so that the claims may be strictly examined.
July 10, 1786 Signed document regarding power of attorney Joseph Howell Unknown Recipient On a judge of the Court of Commissioners (document partially illegible).
March 3, 1801 Approval of Deed to Purchase Property Benjamin Stoddert John Hopkins Stoddert examined and approved of the deed which will be used to purchase the property in Gosport, VA for the construction of a Navy Yard. Ordered Hopkins to secure the land title. Land will be purchased for $12,000.
March 1, 1790 Letter of Attorney Charles White Robert Prise Power of Attorney from Charles White to Robert Prise. Acts as certification of White's service in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
January 1789 Copy of Deed from the Six Nations of Indians to the State of Pennsylvania Chiefs Six Nations [not available] Copy of Deed from the Six Nations of Indians to the State of Pennsylvania ceding land within territory of United States, bounded by New York, Pennsylvania and Lake Erie.
September 23, 1798 Power of Attorney Joseph Whitton Unknown Recipient Power of attorney
February 4, 1790 Letter of Attorney William Ferguson Robert Prise Document certifying the service of William Ferguson, late soldier during the Revolutionary War.
December 2, 1791 Power of Attorney William Wyman Eliphalet Downer Power of attorney for William Wyman of Suffolk, Massachusetts
April 14, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney James Dorren Samuel Maus Power of attorney for James Dorren, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
October 19, 1796 Power of Attorney George Cavinder [not available] Power of attorney granted to John Winnins by George Cavinder.