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Briefs of Title for Philadelphia
Briefs of Title are small booklets, published mostly in the last half of the 19th century, outlining all the deeds, wills, and other legal documents pertaining to a plot of land being subdivided.
This website contains a partial Index to Briefs of Title for land in Philadelphia which are stored at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Free Library.
Click on the menu at the left of your screen to learn more about what these Briefs are and how they can help you in your research into the History of Place in Philadelphia.