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Creator:Ferguson, Robert, active 1780-1781
Title:Land indenture between Robert Ferguson, his wife Jane, and Joseph Kinkead, New-Ark, New Castle County, Delaware
Date(s):1781
Call No:MSS 0098, F0170
Abstract:This land indenture between Robert Ferguson, his wife Jane, deeds a parcel of land located in New-Ark, White Clay Creek Hundred in New Castle County, Delaware, to Joseph Kinkead on[...] July 24, 1781.
Subjects:Real property--Delaware--New Castle County--History--18th century | Newark (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Wilkin, David
Title:Land indenture between David Wilkin, his wife Ann, and Jonathan Germain, in White Clay Creek Hundred, Newcastle County, Delaware
Date(s):1763
Call No:MSS 0098, F0171
Abstract:A 1763 deed of sale for a tract of 223 acres in the town of Newark, New Castle County, Delaware. It includes a long history of the people who have[...] owned the property back to 1702 and a detailed description of the boundaries of the property.
Subjects:Real property--Delaware--New Castle County--History--18th century | Newark (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Glasford, Hugh, 1750-
Title:Land indenture between Hugh and Ann Glasford and Robert Ferguson for property in the White Clay Creek Hundred
Date(s):1780
Call No:MSS 0098, F0173
Abstract:Eighteenth-century land indenture between Hugh and Ann Glasford and Robert Ferguson for 223 acres in the White Clay Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, dated February 21, 1780.
Subjects:Real property--Delaware--New Castle County--History--18th century | Newark (Del.)--History--18th century
Creator:Howell, Ebenezer
Title:Land indenture between Ebenezer Howell and his wife Sarah, from Cumberland County, New Jersey, to William Armstrong of Newark, Delaware
Date(s):1777
Call No:MSS 0098, F0172
Abstract:Land indenture from 1777 between Ebenezer Howell and his wife Sarah, from Cumberland County, New Jersey, to William Armstrong of Newark, Delaware.
Subjects:Real property--Delaware--New Castle County--History--18th century | Newark (Del.)--History--18th century | Cumberland County (N.J.)
Creator:Lewis family
Title:Lewis family papers
Date(s):1696-1915
Call No:MSS 0130
Abstract:The Lewis family papers consist of three linear feet of material related to this Newark, Delaware, farming family, who also owned property in Little Creek Hundred in Kent County, Delaware.[...] Material in the collection dates largely from the mid- to late-nineteenth century. Members of the family were farmers and large landholders who maintained business relations with many prominent citizens of early Newark, such as George Platt, Samuel Donnell, James T. Maxwell, and Eri Haines. The collection sheds light on domestic and business issues during the time period. It also demonstrates trends in education, politics, and land dealings.
Subjects:United States--Politics and government--19th century | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Newark (Del.)--History--19th century | Newark (Del.)--History--18th century