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John Vanderen land patent

John Vanderen land patent

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Vanderen land patent
Creator: Vanderen, John
Inclusive Dates: 1776
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 patent
Collection Number: ms1133
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

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

Scope and Content

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Extremely fragile.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Land grants -- Pennsylvania.
Land grants.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing