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Williams Family Land Deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MSN/COL 1000

Scope and Contents

A group of 28 deeds of sale recording land purchases made by Ephraim Williams (1691-1761) and his son, Captain Elias Williams (1718-1798), of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut. The transactions involved many different individuals, though 24 of the 28 parcels thus acquired were located in Wethersfield. The nine earliest deeds (1726-1758) cite Ephraim Williams as purchaser; all thereafter cite Elias Williams.

Dates

  • 1726 - 1776

Creator

Physical Description

Some deeds partially printed.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

.5 Cubic Feet (1 document box)

Arrangement

Deeds arranged chronologically by sale date.

Physical Description

Some deeds partially printed.
Title
Williams Family Land Deeds
Author
Jennifer Brcka
Date
November 12, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Rare Books & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
102 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame IN 46556
574-631-0290