Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Original Land Grant (1740)
Author: Thomas Penn
Book ID: 67405
Original Land Grant/Deed on Vellum (71 x 28cms). Relating to Property on Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Dated 18th August 1740. Excellent condition. Housed in collectors solander box.
Signed by John Penn, also known as “The American” inside the original silk seal.
This grant issued to Agnes Salkeld by John Peen, Thomas Penn & Richard Penn, who state in the Grant that this property originally belonged to their father William Penn.
Chestnut Street is a major historic street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was originally named Wynne Street after Thomas Wynne, one of the original settlers of Philadelphia. William Penn renamed it Chestnut Street in 1684.
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