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Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771.

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2865B
Lot:
24
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$800$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Early Boston, Massachusetts Documents: 1692 and 1771.
Indenture regarding the Town or Bendall's Dock in Boston, and its ownership transfer from Elizabeth Wensley to John Holbrook, signed by Hensley, sealed, with old folds, strengthened on verso, 19 x 14 1/2 in. [and] the 1717 petition of Thomas Boyleston of Boston regarding the width of Peirce's Alley, adjacent to King Street in Boston, signed by 110 Boston residents of the day, 18 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (2)
Estimate $200-400


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John Holbrook, Thomas Boyleston, Elizabeth Wensley, Financial District, Boston, Holbrook, Massachusetts, Indenture, South Station, Transportation in Boston, Massachusetts

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