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Pemberton, Samuel (1723-1799) [Indenture between the Waldo heirs and the Twenty Associates]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09050 Author/Creator: Pemberton, Samuel (1723-1799) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 7 April 1768 Pagination: 8 p. ; 30.5 x 18.6 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09050 Author/Creator: Pemberton, Samuel (1723-1799) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 7 April 1768 Pagination: 8 p. ; 30.5 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: The heirs of Brigadier General Samuel Waldo and their spouses agree to sell the original twenty associates of the Lincolnshire Company certain tracts of land in the Waldo patent, which were promised to the associates by Brigadier General Waldo.

People: Pemberton, Samuel, 1723-1799
Rice, Thomas, fl. 1768
Rice, Warren, fl. 1768
Waldo, Samuel, ca. 1723-1770
Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783
Waldo, Sarah, 1737-1817
Waldo, Francis, ca. 1728-1784
Flucker, Hannah, 1726-1785
Winslow, Lucy, 1724-1768
Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759
Winslow, Isaac, 1709-1777
Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790
Lynde, Benjamin, fl. 1766
Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814
Appleton, Nathaniel, 1731-1798
Leddel, Henry, fl. 1766

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionFinanceContract

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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