THE DEDUCTION OF THE TITLE OF PETER POILLON, TO PARTS OF TWO TRACTS OF LAND, SITUATE AT HARLAEM... [Caption title].

By: Poillon, Peter.

Price: $275.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


- Octavo, 10-3/4 inches high by 6-7/8 inches wide. Self-wraps, an unbound sewn pamphlet with a caption title at the head of the first page, as issued. 46 deckle-edged partially unopened pages, illustrated with 5 folding maps, including a large folding map at the rear titled "Map of Property lately belonging to Samson Benson and Benjamin Vredenburgh dec. Situated in the 12th Ward of the City of New York . New York, October 24, 1835. Joseph F. Bridges, City Surveyor". The large folding map is complete but the larger portion of the map is torn away and separated along the first vertical fold. There is a tiny tear to the inner edge of another map. The edges of the pages are spotted and the front and bottom edges of the pages are chipped with heavier chipping to the edges of the rear blank leaf. Complete. The full caption title reads thus: "The deduction of the title of Peter Poillon, to parts of two tracts of land, situate at Harlaem, adjoining each other, the first of which belonged to Samson Benson, deceased, and which he devised to the children of his two daughters Eve Vredenburgh, the wife of Benjamin Vredenburgh, and Jane Bussing, the wife of Aaron Busing. The other tract belonged to Benjamin Vredenburgh, who died intestate, and the part remaining unsold at the time of his death, finally fell to his only surviving children, Eliza, the wife of Peter Poillon, and Adolphus B. Vredenburgh. The four other folding maps are titled as follows: "A Plan of Samuel Benson's Ground at Harlem, Containing 45 Acres, 3 Roods & 22 Perches. Surveyed May 5th, 1787 by Casimir Th. Geerey, City Surveyor", "Map of Lands of Samuel Benson lying at Harlem.... Robert Findlay, Surveyor. Throgsneck Apl. 18th, 1823", "Survey and Map of a Lot of Ground Situated at Harlem. The Property of Benjamin Vredenburgh, Containing 3 Acres, 3 Roods, 1 Pole & 165 Links. New York, May 5th, 1812. Joseph Fr. Mangin", and a "Map of a Piece of Ground Situate at Harlem, the Property of Benjamin Vredenburgh Sold to Samuel Darling. Surveyed New York the 2nd of March 1811. Adolphus Loss City Surveyor". RARE. Worldcat locates 2 copies.

Title: THE DEDUCTION OF THE TITLE OF PETER POILLON, TO PARTS OF TWO TRACTS OF LAND, SITUATE AT HARLAEM... [Caption title].

Author Name: Poillon, Peter.

Categories: Americana,

Publisher: [New York], 1835.: 1835.

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 37096

Keywords: AMERICANA; NEW YORK CITY; NEW YORK STATE; LAND; SURVEY; FOLDING MAPS; PROPERTY; DEEDS; THE DEDUCTION OF THE TITLE OF PETER POILLON, TO PARTS OF TWO TRACTS OF LAND, SITUATE AT HARLAEM; HARLEM; EVE VREDENBURGH; BENJAMIN VREDENBURGH; JANE BUSSING; AARON BUSI