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Nabb Research Center General Resources - Landscape & Geography

Primary Sources for Delmarva

* Deeds, Bonds, Mortgages
      Records relating to the conveyance of land from a buyer to a seller.

* Patents, Surveys, Warrants
      Records involved in the full process of patenting a parcel of land.

* Rent Rolls, Debt Books
      Records of land possessor(s), acreage, and quit rent (Pre-tax lists).

* Tax Assessment Lists
      Records relating to levying of taxes based on the value of property.

* Miscellaneous Records
      Land commissions and petitions, views & estimates, other land records.

* Population, Court, Personal Records
      Census, wills, inventories, vitals, and other people-based records.





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