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Waldo, Samuel (ca. 1723-1770) [Contract]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10642 Author/Creator: Waldo, Samuel (ca. 1723-1770) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 12 July 1766 Pagination: 4 p. : docket ; 38.6 x 25 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Samuel and Sarah Waldo, and co-signed by Frances Waldo, Isaac and Lucy Winslow, Thomas and Hannah Flucker (most of Hannah Flucker's signature is missing due to a tear in the document), Francis Bernard, and Thomas Goldthwait. John Commell and others signed as witnesses. John [or Jonathon] Williams signed as Justice of the Peace on 12 July 1766. An indenture contract among the above signers and cosigners. Contract concerns land deals Bernard and Goldthwait made with the Waldos, Winslows, and the Fluckers to settle a township near or at Fort Pownall, [in Waldo County, Maine]. Terms and conditions of the contract are included. A portion of the contract is damaged causing minor text loss.

People: Waldo, Samuel, ca. 1723-1770
Waldo, Sarah, 1737-1817
Waldo, Francis, ca. 1728-1784
Winslow, Isaac, 1709-1777
Winslow, Lucy, 1724-1768
Flucker, Hannah, 1726-1785
Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783
Bernard, Francis, Sir, 1712-1779
Goldthwaite, Thomas, 1717-1799

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ContractLand TransactionWaldo PatentWomen's History

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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