Viewing 1–25 of 62 documents: "act of deed"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1791 Ratification of the deed of Assignment for the two Indian children of Ebenezer Allan. [not available] Henry Knox Document, ratification of a deed of assignment executed by the Chiefs of the Seneka Nation to the two Indian Children of Ebenezer Allan.
December 23, 1796 Pay Matters William Simmons David Henley Settlement of accounts. The claim of Major Farragut presented by Congressman Jackson. A deed for land at location of a barracks. Mentions Indians being advanced money at his office. Account of Captain Chisholm for expenses of conducting Indians
January 10, 1797 Extract of a Letter from the War Office to Major Craig James McHenry Isaac Craig Purchase of two lots for government at Le Boeuf did not warrant attention from Executive. Authorized payment for land.
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.
August 3, 1799 Purchase of Land James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Land for and construction of laboratory and arsenal near Philadelphia
January 20, 1797 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig requests that Hodgdon obtain a deed in the name of the President of the United States to complete the purchase of lots near Fort LeBoef.
November 19, 1800 Fortifications of ports and harbors Samuel Dexter James Taylor The Secretary at War informs Captain Taylor that all operations pertaining to the fortification of ports and harbors must be halted because appropriations have been exhausted.
February 14, 1801 Forwarding Authority for Making Purchases, Etc. William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon The deed has been delivered as requested by the Secretary of War. Since the records of Simmons' office have been consumed [by the fire], it will be necessary for Hodgdon to forward to him the authority by which he made the purchase or a voucher admitting the amount.
February 14, 1801 Requesting the Authority Under Which Hodgdon Purchased Land William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Request for authority on which Hodgdon bought land. Records consumed in fire.
January 10, 1797 Regarding Lots Purchased James McHenry Isaac Craig The Secretary at War informs Major Craig that the purchase of lots for public use does not require the attention of the President.
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.
November 12, 1800 Colonel Hayes Accounts David Henley William Simmons Reasons for Colonel Hayes not settling accounts with Henley as Muster Master. Henley thinks Hayes has been overpaid for that work.
August 5, 1796 Power of Attorney Ebenezer Bailey Joseph Roberts Power of attorney for Joseph Roberts to Ebenezer Bailey.
January 9, 1789 Copy of Articles between the Chiefs of the Six Nations of Indians and the Commissioners of Pennsylvania [not available] Chiefs Six Nations Article one states that when articles are signed, said chiefs will execute deed of conveyance to State of Pennsylvania. Article two outlines the boundary lines and states that chiefs will acknowledge soil to be vested to State of Pennsylvania. Article three gives state of Pennsylvania permission to conduct surveys. Article four gives free navigation of rivers to people of State. Article five...
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.