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Goodwin, Samuel (fl. 1751-1773) [Document empowering John North to protect lands of Plymouth proprietors]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.24 Author/Creator: Goodwin, Samuel (fl. 1751-1773) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 12 November 1751 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.5 x 17.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Goodwin empowers Captain John North to do what he feels is necessary to protect lands belonging to the Plymouth proprietors. Tells him if someone wants to lease it for a year they will need a bond of performance of 1000 pounds. Says that of any wood cut on the property, the proprietors will have one shilling a cord. Also says to give Mr. Daniel Night a lease of Damers Cove Island on the same conditions. Says the yearly rent is four pounds.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionMilitary HistoryFinanceLandlord and TenantMilitiaMilitary History

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