To all people. : Whereas the legislature of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, by a resolve passed the 7th of February, 1798, granted and confirmed to John Bridgham and other persons ... a certain tract of land lying in Poland, in the county of Cumberland, containing about eighteen thousand acres, including ponds, to be held by them in fee as tenants in common; on condition that they shall grant and confirm to each person named as a settler ... the quantity of land affixed to his or their names respectively. For which purpose said proprietors ... are by said resolve incorporated into a body politic. And we [blank] being appointed a committee of the said corporation, and impowered ... to make, execute and acknowledge good and sufficient deed, thereby conveying in fee simple to each person named as a settler ... Know ye, that we the said [blank] for and in consideration of [blank] dollars, and [blank] cents, paid to us for the use and benefit of said corporation, by [blank] the receipt whereof we do acknowledge, do by these presents convey and confirm unto him the said [blank] his heirs and assigns forever, a certain lot or parcel of land, being a part of the grant aforesaid, it being lot no. [blank] on a plan made by Ephraim Ballard and Phillips Bullen, surveyors, dated October 25th, 1798, ... / In testimony whereof, we the [blank] have hereunto set our hands and seal, this [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord, one thousand, seven hundred and ninety [blank] Signed, sealed, and delivered, in presence of [blank].
- Corporate Author:
- [Massachusetts] : [publisher not identified], [1798?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 35 x 21 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Ballard, Ephraim, Bridgham, John, Bullen, Phillip, Beals, Benjamin, Dwinel, Aaron, Dwinel, Amos, Erskin, George, Ilsley, Isaac, Pool, Samuel, and Zinman, Michael
- Land conveyance form.
Not in Evans or Bristol.
Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints.
Library Company copy completed in MS. for George Erskin of Poland, Me., who paid $263.75 to James Harsey, Aaron Dwinel, and Samuel Pool, committee, for lot no. 40; dated Jan. 15, 1799, signed by James Harsey and Aaron Dwinel with papered wax seals, and witnessed by Amos Dwinel and Benjamin Beals; deed recorded in Cumberland County book 20, p. 353, on Feb. 21, 1799 by Isaac Ilsley; MS. docket title.
NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
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