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North Carolina Manuscript Grant No. 714 to Richard Henderson heirs et al, dated 18 April 1783 ( grant and survey) Hiwassee District List of First Range, west 3rd Township. (Westwood Collection).

 Collection
Identifier: QMM.2012.002

Scope and Contents

Oversized manuscript document written in iron gall ink on off white, laid rag paper. Three sheets joined together with paste to make one oversize document. Wax seal of the state of North Carolina embossed on the wax joining the two documents. The larger of the two documents is a manuscript copy of Grant No. 714 from the State of North Carolina dated 18 April 1783 from North Carolina to Richard Henderson heirs et al for 200,000 acres if land in the Powell and Clinch Valleys. Noted at the bottom of the grant that it was registered in Knox County, Tenn. Deed Book B, pp. 54,55,56 on 3 June 1796. Signed by Thomas Chapman, Reg. The smaller document is the Plat and Survey of Henderson Grant No. 714. Signed by Jas Mayberry and Stockley Donelson. Hiwassee District List of First Range, west 3rd Township with Owners of the newly platted land and cost of the land

Dates

  • 1783-1796

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

3 manuscript documents, the largest approximately 73.5 x 15.5 inches, attached to a document 46 x 16 inches. The smallest document (Hiwassee Survey) is 42.5 x 12.6 inches.

General

Conservation by Christine Young 2012

Title
North Carolina Manuscript Grant No. 714 to Richard Henderson heirs et al, dated 18 April 1783 ( grant and survey) Hiwassee District List of First Range, west 3rd Township. (Westwood Collection).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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