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Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802) [Contract between the Massachusetts Committee for the Sale of Eastern Lands and Henry Jackson and Royal Flint]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.05418 Author/Creator: Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802) Place Written: Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 18 April 1792 Pagination: 6 p. : docket ; 33.6 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Contract between the Massachusetts Committee on the Sale of Eastern Lands, part of the Massachusetts legislature, represented by Phillips, Jarvis and Read, and Henry Jackson and Royal Flint. Contract specifies the terms for the purchase by Jackson, Flint, and their associates of particular lands in Maine. The signatures for all parties involved are secretarial.

People: Phillips, Samuel, 1752-1802
Read, John, fl. 1792
Jarvis, Leonard, fl. 1788-1795
Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809
Flint, Royal, 1754-1797
Cobb, David, 1748-1830

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentRevolutionary War GeneralContractLand TransactionGovernment and CivicsFinance

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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