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Contract, circa 1804 or so, between Stephen Leggett (Dutchess County, NY) and Tallman Pugsley (Westchester County, NY).

Found in "The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem" by Robert Bloomfield. Published by James Swan, 1802.




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2 comments:

Cyndee Reynolds said...

You have the best job in the world!!!! ;)

Noam Sienna said...

Wow! really extraordinary.

The contract itself is from 1800. The notes on the envelope tell us how much of the loan had been paid by 1804.

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