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Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802) [Articles of agreement with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10230 Author/Creator: Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802) Place Written: Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 1 July 1791 Pagination: 6 p. : docket ; 38.4 x 24.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10230 Author/Creator: Phillips, Samuel (1752-1802) Place Written: Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: 1 July 1791 Pagination: 6 p. : docket ; 38.4 x 24.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Articles of agreement between Phillips, Leonard Jarvis and John Read for the state of Massachusetts and Henry Jackson and associates for the sale of two million acres "of unappropriated lands in the Eastern parts of [the] Commonwealth..." There are thirteen articles in all. Noted as a copy in the docket. Appears to be held together with sealing wax. Watermarked "Budgen" and with hunting horn inside a crest with "G R" underneath. Docketed by Jackson, "Copy of Contract July 1 1791-2,0000.00 acres at 10 cents."

People: Phillips, Samuel, 1752-1802
Jarvis, Leonard, fl. 1788-1795
Read, John, fl. 1791
Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Waldo PatentLand TransactionContract

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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