William Jones Ground Rent Deeds

Collection
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Material Type
Manuscripts
Date
1760 – 1895 Inclusive date(s)
1760 – 1771 Bulk date(s)
1760 – 1895 Normal date(s)
Extent
8.00
Extent Units
cubic feet
Creators
Wesley Schwenk ()
Jones, William (is creator of)
Scope and Content
287 ground rent deeds for lots and outlots in Jonestown, Pa.  The bulk of the collection are deeds issued (1760-1771) by William Jones, who founded the town in 1761-1762.  Later deeds in the collection (1782-1811) were issued by Jones' heirs and (1825-1895) subsequent owners.
System of Arrangement
Chronological
Languages and Scripts on the Material
2081
Existence and Location of Copies
12 flat file boxes
Subjects
Lebanon County, 18th century