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Indian land deeds

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Identifier: VAULT oversize-Ayer-MS-404
Abstract Deeds and indentures, 1639-1787, transferring or leasing Indian lands to white inhabitants of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York.,Properties are located in Norwalk, Norwich, Ridgefield, and Wethersfield, Conn.; Boston, Charlestown, Rochester, Satucket, Scituate, and Plymouth Colony, Mass.; and Long Island, and Orange, Ulster and Schenectady counties, N.Y. Two deeds (Dec. 23, 1685 and Mar. 5, 1787) are on vellum. There are seals on eleven deeds: New York - Dec. 23, 1685, Mar. 5, 1787;...
Dates: 1639-1787

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  • Names: Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) X
  • Subject: Connecticut -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources X