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Flucker, Thomas (1719-1783) [Renting the estate of Isaac Gridley]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00019 Author/Creator: Flucker, Thomas (1719-1783) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1 October 1772 Pagination: 2p.+ docket 32.1 cm. x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: As mortgagee of Gridley's estate, Thomas Flucker of Boston issues this official document renting out the estate to Admiral John Montagu for an annual sum of eighty pounds. Montagu was then Commander-in-Chief of the North American station. Flucker's original signature has been cut out but a later one appears in a note below the original. The document was signed in the presence of William Bennett and one other man (name illegible).

People: Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783
Montagu, John, 1719-1795
Gridley, Isaac, b. 1703

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Land TransactionFinanceEstateNavyMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyContract

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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