Thursday, August 27, 2009

Swanzey, New Hampshire 1820

Deed transfering a tract of land in Swanzey, New Hampshire, to Josiah Parsons as collateral for a payment of $125.00. The signer has three years to pay off the loan with interest in order to redeem the property in his own name. Dated December 1, 1820 and signed by Deliverance Brown. Witnessed by Daniel Wetherbee and Calvin Brown.

Ebay Item number:190329581908

Friday, August 14, 2009

1865 Scottish tax document

1865 Scottish tax document on the estate of John Brown, "Sometime Spirit Merchant in Blairgowrie." Brown's estate is tabulated in detail amounting to 4404 pounds. His heirs were assessed a "Legacy Duty" of 132 pounds. Has an embossed "Legacy and Succession Duty" stamp.

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Monday, August 10, 2009

Rutland Vermont 1811

SHERIFF'S WRIT, issued "BY The AUTHORITY Of The STATE OF VERMONT", dated "1811". This document is a Writ for the attachment of the "Goods, Chattels, or Estate" of one GEORGE LANGLEY of Rutland, Vermont. It is dated "this 28th day of May A.D. 1811" and signed by the Justice of the Peace, Ch. Williamson.

This document is for sale on Ebay Item number: 200368881967

Monday, August 03, 2009

Newcastle Upon Tyne 1784

Attorney archive of a case involving the bankruptcy proceedings against William Milbourn of Newcastle Upon Tyne, a Plumber and Dealer, dated 1784.
The archive which is tied together at top is filled with memorandums, deposition notices, bond, and London Gazette with advertisement of bankruptcy. Overall 40 leaves consissting of numerous documents with many signatures. Most of the deposition notices take place at the home of "Mr William Loftus known by the sign of the White Hart".
Also a related vellum deed dated 1784, nicely penned of His Majesty's Bankrutcy Commissioners of Newcastle Upon Tyne, William Wislon , Ralph Heron , and Lancelot Heron, next to their red wax seals.

This interesting group of documents is up for sale on Ebay Item number:330348494554