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Copeland, Moses (fl. 1786-1807) [Deed]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.07172 Author/Creator: Copeland, Moses (fl. 1786-1807) Place Written: Thomaston, Maine Type: Document Date: 29 September 1798 - 2 April 1799 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 34.7 x 20.8 cm.

Partially printed document with subsequent information filled in by hand. Certifies that Moses Copeland has sold land to Henry Knox and that he relinquishes all his claims to that particular property. Signed by David Copeland and Samuel Lowe as witnesses. Also contains a verification by Josiah Reed as the Justice of the Peace, dated Thomaston 2 April 1799.

Preliminary research suggests a man by the name of Moses Copeland was born in 1741 and died in 1817 in Warren, Maine, but it is unclear whether he is, in fact, the Moses Copeland of this document.

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