John Vanderen land patent

John Vanderen land patent

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Vanderen, John
Title: John Vanderen land patent
Dates: 1776
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 patent)
Coll. Number: ms1133

Biographical/Historical Note

John Vanderen is the ancestor of the Jones-DeRenne family of Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one patent for land, dated October 1776, presented by John Vanderen and signed by John Penn of Pennsylvania. It relates to land in Westmoreland County and the manor of Pittsburgh. The partially printed document on vellum also retains the elaborate colonial seal of Pennsylvania.


Index Terms

Land grants--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh.
Land grants--Pennsylvania--Westmoreland County.
Land grants.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Extremely fragile.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John Vanderen land patent, ms 1133. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Patent