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Bowdoin, James (1726-1790) [Deed]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08950 Author/Creator: Bowdoin, James (1726-1790) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 30 May 1750 Pagination: 2 p. ; 32.2 x 19.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Grants Thomas Flucker the rights to an estate and property. Signed by James and William Bowdoin, with several other people. Includes notes from Joshua Winslow as Justice of the Peace signed Boston 15 June and a note of receipt from Ezekiel Goldthwait signed 16 June 1750.

People: Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790
Bowdoin, William, fl. 1750
Winslow, Joshua, 1727-1801
Goldthwait, Ezekiel, ca. 1710-1782
Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionContractWaldo Patent

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