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Noyes, Thomas R. (fl. 1870) Copy contract Thomas Noyes with Prudence Noyes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.52 Author/Creator: Noyes, Thomas R. (fl. 1870) Place Written: Southport, New York Type: Autograph document Date: 10 December 1870 Pagination: 1 p. : 20.8 x 32.7 Order a Copy

Copy of a contract between Thomas R. Noyes and Prudence Noyes pertaining to a lease Prudence held on lands in Southport, New York which she lived on and which Thomas apparently owned. Included is an agreement on mortgage payments.

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