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Lot 462

1698 New Jersey Indenture. Large vellum indenture dated June 17, 1698 between "John Martin of Philadelphia in ye Province of Pennsylvania, Taylor, of ye one part and Edward Burroughs of ye County of Glostor and Province of New Jersey." The text refers to a 1682 deed transfer for the sale of 1,000 acres to John Martin. This deed conveys ownership by John Martin to Edward Burroughs and his heirs. Indenture size, 22½ x 23½, with crease folds and small holels affecting some letters of text. Document is lightly toned,with heavier age yellowing on the back. Signed at the base of the document by John Martin with additional notes on the reverse, dated 1700. Unusual early New Jersey deed for land owned and sold by a Philadelphia resident. Needs some conservation and framing. Scarce.
Estimated Value $500 - 600.

Realized $288

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