Deeds related to the "Great Lot" at the northeast corner of Arch and Sixth Streets
Lot or piece of ground on east side Sixth Street, 45 feet on the said street and in length or depth 45 feet Bounded West by 6th Street; North and east by a great lot whereof this was part, now of Anthony Wilkins and said Daniel Wilkinson; and South by a lot of Thomas Wilkinson [part of a great lot whereof Gabriel Wilkinson who was the grandfather of the said Daniel Wilkinson died and his will left (on or about 13 September 1728) unto his son Gabriel and his lawful male issue and Gabriel died and left to Daniel his eldest son and heir- in court for common recovery
Sarah Wilkinson, widow, of the city of Phila.
Sells same lot as above for L75 This deed explains Great lot in more detail: Part of a Great Lot 99 feet by 306 feet which Richard Hill, Isaac Norris and James Logan Commissioners of William Penn, Esq., ...patent date March 10, 1715/16. Patent Book A, vol. 5, p. 413.
Lot on east side of Sixth Street between Mulberry and Race for L42 17 feet on Sixth by 74 feet to John Cope's ground Bounded Southward partly by Wilkinson and Knowles and partly by the lot of Peter DeHaven purchased from Sarah Wilkinson
This deed adds new family information:
Note: I did not copy the text that stated that John Knowles married Anthony's daughter Mary Wilkinson, but it did come from this deed.
Recorded Jan 3, 1770
Peter De Haven, Gentleman
All those new 3-story brick messuage or tenement and 2 story brick kitchen & lot or
piece of ground thereunto...situated at the Northeast corner of Mulberry Street and
Delaware Sixth Street in breadth on Mulberry 22'6 (including the westernmost
3-foot alley which extends from the said Mulberry St. the full depth of the said
Messuage extending the further depth of 6 feet north sloping on each side to a post
fixed or to be fixed for hanging of gates which said alley at all times hereafter
forever is to be and remain open as the same now is for the common use of the
owners and occupiers of this and the messuage & lot to the eastward & in length or
depth along the said Sixth St. 49 feet
more or less from the said Mulberry St. to &
in a line with the middle of the northern wall of the said Kitchen Bounded
Peter De Haven Jr. Esquire, of the Township of Radnor, Delaware Co.
Sells above property to him for $3000
Last Updated: 05-May-2004