Peter Courtney indenture
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.
- 1704 January 1
- Courtney, Peter (Person)
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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.
2 Linear Feet (1 item, encapsulated; typescript copies)
Language of Materials
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.
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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to the Peter Courtney Indenture
- February 2008
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