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Brief of title to premises on the south side of Cuthbert street, 233 feet east of the 20th in the city of Philadel'a, 1846 : manuscript

Identifier: Modern-MS-52


Brief of title for the Cuthbert street property in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John Fromberger purchased the plots of land from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1782. John Fromberger sold the property to John Hill Briton and Charles Willing Hare in 1805. In 1811, Charles Willing Hare sold his portion of the property to John Hill Brinton. John Hill Brinton passed away in 1827. His last will and testament declare his executors to be his wife, Sarah Brinton, son, George Brinton, son-in-law Edward Ingersoll, and William H. Tod. The executors of John Hill Brinton's last will and testament sold the property to William Kates in 1831. A tenant of the property, Ann Frazier, was ordered to pay rent to the executors of John Hill Briton in 1831 and William Kates in 1832. John Bramall, David, and Isaac Morton became the owners of the property. In 1845, they were summoned to appear in a District Court and failed to appear. The property was sold to Francis Hopkinson for 1000 dollars in 1846.


  • Creation: 1846



Materials are in English.

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