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Deeds

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents, usually executed under seal, containing a conveyance, especially of real estate.

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Potter family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 16
Overview: Account books (1846-1868) relating to surveying and highway repair in Hamden, Conn.; ledgers, daybooks, and pay books concerning the breeding of cattle, sale of hides and wood, and quarrying of stone; accounts (1825-1882) of the firm Rowe and Tuttle of Fair Haven, Conn., covering the sale of general merchandise; and deeds for land acquired by the Potter family in North Branford, New Haven, North Haven, Fair Haven, and Hamden, Conn.Represented in the collection are Jabez Turner Potter...
Dates: 1823-1888

Rogers family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1092
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, diaries, and legal and financial papers of the Rogers family of Branford, Connecticut. Family members documented in the collection include a Hartford merchant, Elizur B. Rogers, and a Fair Haven butcher, A. A. Hemmingway.
Dates: 1734-1856

Josiah Rogers papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 422
Overview: Correspondence and legal papers of Josiah Rogers who was a blacksmith, miller and farmer in Branford. The papers document his extensive land transactions, largely in Branford, but also involving property in Milford, Stratford, New London, Killingworth, New Haven and Waterbury. Signatories to the documents include Joseph Talcott, Gurdon Saltonstall, John Russell and Edward Barker.
Dates: 1692-1764

Sanford family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1071
Overview: The papers consist of account books, letterbooks, and papers of the Sanford family of New Haven, Connecticut. The merchant activities of Nelson D. Sanford and David P. Calhoun are detailed. Also included is a microfilm of Samuel Simons Sanford's album which documents his career as a professor of applied music, and his association with Yale.
Dates: 1717-1887

Vasily Vladimir Sardanovski collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1708
Overview: A collection of thirteen documents in Russian and other Cyrillic languages, ranging in date from 1886 to 1914. The documents include birth and school certificates, court documents, wedding invitations, deeds of purchase for serfs, and deeds of property.
Dates: 1886-1914

Seward family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1254
Overview: Correspondence, legal papers, deeds, estate inventories and pencil portraits relating to the Seward family of Killingworth and Guilford, Connecticut. Also figuring in the collection are the Buell, Pierson, Smith and Steevens families.
Dates: 1729-1768

Strong Family Collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1198
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, legal and financial papers, diaries, writings, autographs, and other papers documenting the lives and activities of several generations of Strong family members and related Fowler, Pond, and Huntington families of Massachusetts and Connecticut. The bulk of the collection concerns the extended family of Phinehas Strong of Northampton, Massachusetts, and relates to the teaching and agriculture pursuits of family members in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and...
Dates: 1667-1925

Talman family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 662
Overview: Deeds, leases, miscellaneous documents, and some correspondence of the Talman family, early settlers of Guilford, Connecticut.
Dates: 1683-1866

Anna and Marion Tompson collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 486
Overview: Financial and legal papers, advertising brochures for a school at Portsmouth (1801-1808) and correspondence of the Rollins and Hooker families. Also in the collection is a letter of introduction (1831) from the Marquis de Lafayette. Most of the financial and legal papers concern transactions for land in Bretton Woods, Dummer and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, chiefly relating to the Haven family. One of the documents is an original proprietor's grant (1772) for Bretton Woods.
Dates: 1681-1869

Trowbridge family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1154
Overview: Three branches of the Trowbridge family of New Haven, Connecticut are represented in these papers: the Stephen Trowbridge family, Francis Trowbridge, and Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge. Included are deeds and financial papers of the Stephen Trowbridge family, a notebook of medicinal and household prescriptions kept by Francis Trowbridge, and a scrapbook of Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge.
Dates: 1726-1911

Valentine family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1257
Overview: Legal and financial papers concerning the Valentine and related families from Oyster Bay, Glen Cove and Hempstead on Long Island, N.Y. The related families are Bennet, Carpenter, Coles, Mudge, Seamans, Shaw, Titus and Townsend. Among the items are the receipt book for William Bennet's estate (1786-1801), deeds, marriage certificates and wills.
Dates: 1730-1891, bulk 1765-1891

Ebenezer Warner family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1050
Overview: Deeds and other legal documents, chiefly relating to land in Hamden, Connecticut owned by Ebenezer Warner and his sons, Amos and Ebenezer. Sixteen of the transfers are to Eldad Wolcott of Hamden.
Dates: 1775-1846

Nathan Whiting papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 552
Overview: The papers consist of family correspondence of the Whiting family as well as the personal correspondence of Nathan Whiting, military and legal documents and miscellaneous family papers, including an address by Polly Whiting on the importance of education for women (undated), an essay by Samuel Whiting on his marriage (pre-1725) and a plan of the Township of Cumberland showing land belonging to Colonel Nathan Whiting and others..
Dates: 1705-1828

Woolsey family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921

Yates family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 568
Overview: Principals in this collection are the Yates family of Schenectady, New York, the Delancy family and James Duane (1733-1797) and his descendants. The major part of the papers is made up of financial and legal papers relating to land transactions in New York state between the 1760s and the 1820s. Included are leases, rent receipts, boundary agreements, survey field books, account books and charts. Most of the correspondence consists of letters from Yates family members to their land agent,...
Dates: 1678-1923, bulk 1714-1868