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Freeland, Thomas H. (fl. 1868) to William Remington

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03545.24.31 Author/Creator: Freeland, Thomas H. (fl. 1868) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 31 March 1868 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 20 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Writes to Remington, his lessor, that he needs to vacate the property on Bolton Street, Baltimore, in a few weeks and asks to break their lease contract. States that he will pay Remington $100 and will assist in renting the property to another.

Background Information: From the archive of Baltimore attorney Nathaniel Williams.

People: Freeland, Thomas H., fl. 1868
Remington, William, fl. 1864-1872
Williams, Nathaniel, 1782-1864

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Land TransactionLandlord and TenantFinanceContract

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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