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Peter Courtney indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0363

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a handwritten indenture document, dated 1 January 1704, by which Peter Courtney of Middlesex County, England, leased a property, known as "Eagle Hollow" or "Parks Suggs," to Samuel Rogers of Cornwall County, England. Original and typescript.

Dates

  • 1704 January 1

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

An indenture is a deed or mortgage document signed by two parties. Its name comes from the old practice in which such instruments used to have jagged edges because they (together with their copies) were torn in order to match them later for authentication.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (1 item, encapsulated; typescript copies)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Handwritten indenture document, dated 1 January 1704, by which Peter Courtney of Middlesex County, England, leased a property, "Eagle Hollow" or "Parks Suggs," to Samuel Rogers of Cornwall County, England.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Peter Courtney Indenture
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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