• Three Historic Documents Representing American History in the 1700s

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    1st document:  one page, 2  ½” x 8”, Aug. 12, 1768, Bill rendered to Samuel Barrett and signed by him from Messrs. Boyer & Thompson to fix a pair of sail ropes and purchase bolt rope (13 Shillings, 4 Pence). Docketing on verso.

    Expected toning, foxing, but very good.

    2nd document: one page, 4” x 6 ¾”, Springfield (Massachusetts), July 19, 1763, statement written and signed by Reuben Ely: “These may certify that some years ago, I carted 2 loads of Lyme for Mr. Benj. Jones to Mr. Jacob White. It lyes [sic] in my mind there was something better than 90 bushels…”  This statement was possibly written to collect payment for the labor of moving the Lyme.

    Toning, several pin holes.

    3rd document: Feb. 4, 1755: one page, 3 ¼” x 6 ½”, “Then received for Mr. Sam’l Ward, 20 bushels of Oats by the hand of Mr. Timothy Hericks by me, Sam’ll Hern.” Docketing on verso.


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