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De be Abois, Joost (fl. 1765) [Indenture agreeing to transfer title to land]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00661 Author/Creator: De be Abois, Joost (fl. 1765) Place Written: [Brooklyn?], New York Type: Document signed Date: 30 April 1765 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 49.3 x 38.8 cm

Summary of Content: Witnessed by Barent Jansen and Simon Boerum. Certified by Justice of the Peace John Lefferts. De be Abois, "of Brookland and in Kings County on Nassaw Island in the Province of New-york," a yeoman, and his wife, Marritie, agree to sell land to Johannes Johnsen. Boerum was Clerk of Kings County from 1750 until his death. In 1774 and 1775 he was a member of the Continental Congress. Signs with his mark.

Background Information:

People: Boerum, Simon, fl. 1765

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Land TransactionContractLaw

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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