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Examining The 17th Century Through The Documents Of The Delaware Public Archives


  1. 1646 - Land grant from William Kieft, Director General of the West India Company
  2. 1654 - Jon Nilson passport signed by Johann Rising
  3. 1656 - Land grant from Peter Stuyvesant to Alexander Boyer
  4. 1680 - Deed from Sachem Meghaeskitt
  5. 1681 - Wolf Head Bounty
  6. 1685 - Iwottama Sawum sells land to Norton Claypoole and Matthew Taylor
  7. 1664 - Articles of agreement, dated October 1, 1664
  8. 1677/8 - Survey for Kingston upon Hull
  9. c. 1680 - Survey for Whitwell's Chance, 1000 acres
  10. 1680 - Census of the Householders from Cedar Creek to Duck Creek
  11. 1680 - Petition for the establishment of a court by the inhabitants of St. Jones (present day Kent County)
  12. 1680 - Sussex County court docket
  13. 1680/1 - Description of Sussex County Courthouse to be built
  14. 1682 - Kent County Will Book
  15. 1682 - Charter Documents
  16. 1682 - Charter Documents #2
  17. 1682 - Indenture 1
  18. 1682 - Indenture 2
  19. 1682 - New Castle County Court Docket, William Penn addresses the County Court
  20. 1683 - Instructions from William Penn to Justices at New Castle
  21. 1684 - List of Kent County Landowners
  22. 1684 - Survey for Peter Alrich's lands
  23. 1690 - Proclamation for suppressing cursing
  24. 1686 - Kent County Docket
  25. c. 1688 - List of Kent County Landowners
  26. 1688 - Petition to permit an annual fair in New Castle and Lewis
  27. 1691 - Kent County Court of General Sessions court record
  28. 1699 - Kent County Court Docket - Three boys indentured
  29. 1683 - List of people naturalized/ desiring to be naturalized
  30. 1683 - Marriage contract between Gisbert and Cattalyntie