Minutes of the Board of Property and Other References to Lands in Pennsylvania

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William Henry Egle
C.M. Busch, State Printed, 1894
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Page 604 - ... parties can agree upon a mode more agreeable before the first Monday in October next to which time this case is postponed. Andrew Kennedy & Co. •) v. I On Caveat. Benjamin Walker. J forks of Pine Creek on which Walker after having sold his right thereof he conducting the Survey only 105 Acres was returned though more land was on the same day Surveyed on the other side of the Creek & returned on a Common unlocated . arrant for Walker. It is therefore ordered that the Dep'y Surveyor shall with...
Page 323 - LieutenantGovernour and Commander-in-Chief of the Province of Pennsylvania and Counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex on Delaware.
Page 323 - Lands which had been some time before laid out and devided into Lots numbered as in the list by the Surveyor General and Charles Stewart Deputy Surveyor of the District. The great number of purchasers were present and entered into the Agreements hereunto also annexed, Those who were absent we were given to understand would agree to the same terms as those who were present, And we instructed Mr. Stewart who in a short time was to repair to Wioming to take the Agreements of those who were not present...
Page 452 - Pounds per Hundred Acres, in Gold, Silver, Paper Money of this State, or Certificates; agreeable to an act of Assembly, passed the first day of April, 1784; Interest to commence from the...
Page 691 - line now agreed on between them and that the said Eyerly shall "and will run out the said Division line in the presence of Timothy "Lewis within 6 months from this date for the true performance "the said parties hereby Actually bind themselves their respective "Heirs Exe'trs and Admin'rs each unto the other in the penal "sum of one hundred pounds Specie firm by these presents. In "Witness whereof they have interchangeauly set their hands and "Seals hereunto dated the 14th day of April, Anno Domini...
Page 2 - HARRISBURG : [Owing to the fact that some of the Minute Books of the Board of Property are not to be found in the Land Department, the disconnected record will be accounted for. We give such transscripts from the Caveat Books, however, as may possibly supply the hiatus in the proceedings of that office. So important are these, that their incompleteness is to be regretted.] MINUTES OF YE WELSH PURCHASERS. Jno. Thomas...
Page 452 - ... said Quantity of Acres, if not already Surveyed or appropriated, and to make Return thereof into the Secretary's Office, in order for confirmation, for which this shall be your Warrant.
Page 724 - Board of Property and for other purposes therein mentioned" whereby the Secretary of the Land Office, the Receiver General, the Surveyor General and the Master of the Rolls for the time being or any three of them were constituted and appointed a Board of Property with authority to exercise all the powers under the same rules and regulations as granted to the Board of Property instituted by an Act of the General Assembly of this Commonwealth passed the fifth day of April 1782, entitled "An Act to...
Page 456 - faithfully execute every Warrant to him directed to the best of his skill, knowledge and understanding according to the express words and order of such Warrant and no otherwise, without special leave for it had from the Surveyor General for so doing." That it has been the practise when a Warrant could not be satisfied by being laid upon the Land mentioned in it, for the proper Deputy to make Certificate thereof on the back of the Warr't into the Surveyor Generals Office. That no Law has directed...
Page 456 - General issue his order forthwith to his deputies in the counties of Westmoreland, Washington and Fayette, that upon applications made to them by any persons claiming lands within their districts respectively, by virtue of rights acquired under, founded on, or recognized by the laws of Virginia, they survey the said lands for such persons, first giving public notice of the time when such surveys...

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