Transylvania Colony Land Deed, ca. 1775

Descriptive Summary

Title
Transylvania Colony Land Deed, ca. 1775
Creator
Transylvania Company
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Cherokee Indians-- Land tenure-- History-- 18th century.
Cherokee Indians-- Land tenure-- History-- Sources.
Kentucky-- History-- To 1792-- Sources.
Land companies-- Virginia-- History-- 18th century.
Land companies-- Virginia-- History-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
A blank printed land deed of the Transylvania Colony, probably printed in 1775. It describes the boundaries of Transylvania as purchased from the Cherokee, and sets forth all pertinent information and contractual agreements between the proprietors of the colony and the purchasers. Also, an anonymous handwritten notation about the Golden Age, a book or article about North America