Kirk Brown collection of early Maryland and Pennsylvania surveys

John Churchman and his son, George Churchman, were deputy surveyors of Pennsylvania. This is a collection of Maryland and Pennsylvania surveys, 1716-1835, covering a wide field of information on the early settlements and subdivisions of land. It includes land warrants as issued by the province, pet...

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Main Authors: Brown, Kirk (Creator), Churchman, George 1730-1814 (Creator), Churchman, John 1753-1805 (Creator)
Collection:Kirk Brown Collection of Early Maryland and Pennsylvania Surveys
Collection Number:0130
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 1 linear feet, 2 boxes (2000 items)
Summary: John Churchman and his son, George Churchman, were deputy surveyors of Pennsylvania. This is a collection of Maryland and Pennsylvania surveys, 1716-1835, covering a wide field of information on the early settlements and subdivisions of land. It includes land warrants as issued by the province, petitions for road building, drafts, indentures, agreements, showing the land holdings and the names of pioneer settlers; a volume A Book containing the Records of the Surveys made by John and George Churchman, circa 1744-1777. There are also records of the Quaker Monthly meetings held at East Nottingham, and other places, 1743-1805.