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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A. W. Johnson Letter, 1848 July 21

 File — Box 4257.001: [1006214226], Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Letter written by A. W. Johnson of Belfast, Maine, to Josiah Crosby, Esquire, of Sexter, Maine, regarding a sum of money owed to him by a person that lived close to Dexter and asking for assistance in collecting the money.
Dates: 1848 July 21

Matthias Crumb and Margaret Vest Legal Documents, 1801, 1807

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two legal documents. The first, dated September 16, 1801, states that Matthias Crumb, then about to marry a widow, Margaret Eastridge, is to sell some of his property to Abigail Swearingen to establish an estate that will provide for the future maintenance of his new wife and her heirs. The sale included an enslaved person named Bobb, about eighteen years old; as well as "four head of horses, and two feather beds." This document was witnessed by Worden Pope and Alex...
Dates: 1801, 1807

W. G. Hann Letter, 1847 October 19

 File — Box 4250.001, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter dated October 19, 1847, from W. G. Hann to Thompson M. Parish of Lake Providence, Louisiana, agreeing to Parish's proposal to take Lucy, an enslaved person belonging to Hann, in lieu of payment for a debt, if that debt is as much as $500, Hann being uncertain of the exact amount since his books are not with him. The rest of the letter discusses Lucy's health, the conditions where Hann is living, and his financial circumstances. The letter is written from Elk...
Dates: 1847 October 19