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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10363 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1789 Pagination: 1 p. ; 39.4 x 24.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10363 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1789 Pagination: 1 p. ; 39.4 x 24.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Record of a deed for two plots of land. Includes a diagram at the bottom, possibly the blueprint of a building. The transaction involves the Library Company of Philadelphia.

Background Information: Appears to relate the rental of part of the parcel of land purchased for their new library. The drawing may depict the house planned for one of the rented lots. (...For more information, see John Thomas Scharf and Thompson Westcott, "History of Philadelphia 1609-1884.")See More

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Building ConstructionLand TransactionContract

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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