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Shute, Benjamin (fl. 1767-1801) [Lease of land]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.06437 Author/Creator: Shute, Benjamin (fl. 1767-1801) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph document signed Date: 6 June 1795 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.3 x 18.5 cm.

Grants permission to occupy a plot of land and details the borders.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

June 6 1795
The subscribers being autherised [sic] by Mrss Henery [sic] Knox Eqr Samuel Winslow & Issaac Winslow Do hereby give permission to Samuel Nickels to do occupy and Impove [sic] a Lot of Land [inserted: Containing about 100 acres] in prospect Lying at the head of Long Cove so Called Beginning at a spruce tree being the SW Corner thence N 66° E. 160 Rods to a hemlock at the shore thence Northerly by the Shore and Brook to A White pine tree thence S 66 W 160 Rods to A Ceder three thence S 25° E 100 Rods to the first mentioned Bounds for which he is to pay the propriertys the sum of Eight Shillings pr acre with Intrirsts [Interest] till paid.
Prospect June ye 6th 1795 Benjamin M[illegible] agent
[Imterlind] before Signd the words
Containing 100 acres
Atest Genl. Blake

[docket]
deed issued to
Saml Nickels
this 26. Decr 1800

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