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image of Journal of the Sessions of the Council of Censors, of the State of Vermont, Held at Montpelier, in June, and October, A.D. 1841, and at Burlington, in February, A.D. 1842

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Burlington, VT: Chauncey Goodrich, 1842. Paperback. Good. 75 p.; 23 cm. Yellow wrapper printed on the front in black: "Journal of the Council of Censors, A.D. 1841-2." The 1777 Vermont constitution established a Council of Censors, consisting of 13 members elected every 7 years, to evaluate the activity of the legislative and executive branches of government and, if… Read more
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image of The Constructive Genius of David Lloyd in Early Colonial Pennsylvania Legislation and Jurisprudence, 1686 to 1731: A Paper read by H. Frank Eshleman, Esq. of Lancaster at the Sixteenth Annual Convention [of the Pennsylvania Bar Association] Cape May, New Jersey June 30, 1910

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Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1910. Paperback. Good. 56 p.; 23 cm. Light green wrapper printed in black. David Lloyd (1656-1731) served as attorney general of colonial Pennsylvania, chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, and Chester County commissioner, as well as on the Provincial Council and the Assembly, where he was speaker for 13 terms, among many other… Read more
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image of The Journal of the Council of Censors of the State of Vermont, at their several sessions in Montpelier and Burlington, 1848-9

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Burlington, VT: Free Press Office Print 1849, 1849. Paperback. Good +. [3], 6-87 p.; 22 cm. White wrapper printed on the front in black. The 1777 Vermont constitution established a Council of Censors, consisting of 13 members elected every 7 years, to evaluate the activity of the legislative and executive branches of government and, if necessary, call a… Read more
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image of La Constitucion Politica y la Politica de la Constitucion: Conferencia Pronunciada por su Autor, el di´a 15 de Julio de 1964, en el Salon de Actos del Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de Mexico

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Mexico: Libreria de Manuel Porrua, 1964. Paperback. Very Good. 32 p.; 20 cm. Card cover printed in red and black; stapled. Series list of Publicaciones del I. y N. Colegio de Abogados de Mexico on back cover. In Very Good Condition: sunning along edges of front cover; otherwise, clean and tight.
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image of Handwritten will of Thomas D. Wattson with pencilled notation by Wattson declaring it null and void

Handwritten will of Thomas D. Wattson with pencilled notation by Wattson declaring it null and void

by Wattson, Thomas D.

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Published
1888
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Very Good
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$46.00

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1888. Very Good. 1 sheet of lined paper with the handwritten will of Thomas D. Wattson (1836-1897) dated 30 March 1888. He made bequests to his nephew Thomas W. McCandless and niece Loraine McCandless, leaving the remainder of his estate in trust for the benefit of his wife Lydia C. Wattson. After his wife's death, the estate was… Read more
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image of Deed for Sale by E. Albert Boyer, Sheriff of Northampton County, Pa., to the Society of the United Brethren for Propagating the Gospel Among the Heathen

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Bethlehem, Pa: Northampton County, Pa, 1937. Very Good. 2 leaves printed and filled in by hand with double-ruled borders in red. E. Albert Boyer, Sheriff of Northampton County, Pa., on 10 April 1937 sold for $1,905.87 two contiguous lots on Adams St. in Bethlehem, Pa. (identified as 467 Adams St. on the front), to the Society of the… Read more
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image of History of the Celebration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Constitution of the United States; Edited by Hampton L. Carson [2 volumes]

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co, 1889. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 volumes: xii, 478 p., frontispiece and 68 leaves of plates (including 4 double-leaf plates); viii, 516 p., frontispiece and 63 leaves of plates; 29 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Beveled edges. Top page edges gilt. Some pages unopened. A heavily… Read more
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image of List of United States, British and German Patents Covering the Manufacture of Dried, Desiccated, and Deehydrated Food Products; Compiled by D. Steinherz

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New York: D. Steinherz, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. [2], 140 leaves of typescript; 35 cm. Red library buckram with gilt spine title and call number. At tail of spine: Neward N.J.P.L. Small label on front fixed endpaper and title page verso: The Trustees of the Free Public Library of the City of Newark N.J. … Read more
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image of Printed and Handwritten Deed for Property in Doylestown, Pa., Sold by James and Susan Bleiler to Dr. George T. Harvey

Printed and Handwritten Deed for Property in Doylestown, Pa., Sold by James and Susan Bleiler to Dr. George T. Harvey

by Bleiler, James, Bleiler, Susan; Harvey, George T.

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Published
1870
Condition
Very Good -
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$129.00

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Philadelphia: John C. Clark & Son, 1870. Very Good -. 1 printed and handwritten deed (46 x 58 cm.), folded. The form was printed and sold by John C. Clark & Son, Philadelphia. On 2 Aug. 1870, James and Susan Bleiler of Doylestown sold to Dr. George T. Harvey of Doylestown a lot of less than a… Read more
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image of Handwritten Parchment Contract for Transfer of Property on Marriage and after Birth of Two Children

Handwritten Parchment Contract for Transfer of Property on Marriage and after Birth of Two Children

by Ayling, John; Wyburd, Mary

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Published
1713
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Very Good +
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1713. Very Good +. One handwritten parchment indenture (80 x 84 cm.) dated 3 April 1713. In recognition of the upcoming marriage of John Ayling of Bentley, Southhampton, and Mary Wyburd [Wiburd], John Ayling, the elder, will pay 1,000 pounds to John Ayling the younger, and 200 pounds will be paid by John Wyburd to John Ayling… Read more
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image of Handwritten Certification by Judge Mahlon Sims of Sabella Cleaveland as Administrator of the Estate of Thomas Cleaveland

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1852. Very Good. 1 sheet of blue paper (19 x 20 cm.). Handwritten notice that Mahlon Sims of the Muskingum County Court of Probate, on 14 Dec. 1852, certified Sabella Cleaveland as administrator of the estate of Thomas Cleaveland. With very faint embossed stamp of the court seal. In Hopewell Township, Muskingum County, Ohio, Mahlon… Read more
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image of Handwritten Parchment Deed for sale of Six Cottages in Grantham, Lincolnshire

Handwritten Parchment Deed for sale of Six Cottages in Grantham, Lincolnshire

by Charles, Thomas; Manners, Thomas

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Published
1813
Condition
Fine
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1813. Fine. 1 handwritten parchment deed (59 x 75 cm.). On 6 April 1813, Thomas Charles of Grantham in Lincoln County, joiner, sold to Thomas Manners of Grantham, gentleman, six brick and tiled cottages and land, with the use of the privy, in Grantham in the County of Lincoln for 208 pounds. With seals and signed… Read more
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image of Printed and Handwritten Deed for lot #14 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine

Printed and Handwritten Deed for lot #14 in Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine

by Eaton, Benjamin

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Published
1812
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Fair +
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1812. Fair +. 1 printed form with handwritten information (31 x 20 cm.), folded. Benjamin Eaton, yeoman of Sedgwick, Hancock County, Mass., on 9 July 1812 sold for $200 to Enoch Hale and James Seavey, Jr., lot #14 in the town of Sedgwick of about 100 acres. Signed by Benjamin Eaton, witnesses Sam Holden and Enoch… Read more
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image of Handwritten Deed for a Lot in Reading, Pa

Handwritten Deed for a Lot in Reading, Pa

by Bright, Michael; Heller, Frederick; Bright, Jacob; Spyker, Benjamin, Jr.; Hiester, J. G.

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Published
1793
Condition
Fair
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1793. Fair. 1 handwritten deed (33 x 20 cm.) dated 9 Dec. 1793. Michael Bright and Frederick Heller, executors of the will of deceased innkeeper Peter Brecht of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pa., sold to Joseph Alter of Reading, joiner, for 12 pounds a lot in Reading opposite where the barracks were. Signed by executors Michael… Read more
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image of Handwritten Deed for part of Lot #12 in the Second Division of Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine

Handwritten Deed for part of Lot #12 in the Second Division of Sedgwick, Hancock County, Maine

by Herrick, William; Thurston, David; Thurston, Mehitable

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Published
1818
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Very Good -
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1818. Very Good -. 1 handwritten deed (31 x 8 cm.) for sale on 26 Dec. 1818 by William Herrick of Sedgwick, Hancock County, for $350 to James Seavey, Jr., of Sedgwick, part of lot #12 in the second division of Sedgwick containing 50 acres. Signed by William Herrick, witnesses David Thurston and Mehitable Thurston, and Hancock… Read more
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image of Handwritten Parchment Land Document for the Manor of Little Buckenham in Norfolk County, England

Handwritten Parchment Land Document for the Manor of Little Buckenham in Norfolk County, England

by Ffolkes, Martin; Meeres, Thomas; Tookie, Samuel; Partridge, Robert

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Published
1696
Condition
Near Fine
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$155.00

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1696. Near Fine. Handwritten parchment deed (50 x 65 cm.), folded. On 1 May 1696 a tripartite deed was made: #1 Martin Ffolkes of Gray's Inn in Middlesex County, equire; #2 Thomas Meeres of the Close of Lincoln, knight and Samuel Tookie of London, gentleman; #3 Robert Partridge of the Middle Temple, London, esquire. Ffolkes and… Read more
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image of Handwritten Parchment Document regarding Appointments to the Parsonages of Ditchingham, Forncett, Starston, and Alborough in Norfolk County, England

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1717. Near Fine. Handwritten parchment deed (51 x 50 cm.), folded. On 30 April 1717 William Pearse of London and James Pearse of the parish of St. Clements Dane sold to Richard Hill of Hawkestone, Salop (Shropshire), the right to make appointments to the parsonages of Ditchingham, Forncett, Starston, and Alborough in Norfolk County. Signed by… Read more
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image of Two Deeds for Land in Delaware Township, Juniata County

Two Deeds for Land in Delaware Township, Juniata County

by Carpenter, George; Landis, John; Harter, Simon

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Published
1850
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Very Good +
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Harrisburg, Pa: Francis Wyeth, 1850. Very Good +. 2 handwritten and printed deeds selling land in Delaware Township, Juniata County, to George Carpenter. #1: 44 x 57 cm., folded. Printed by John C. Clark, Philadelphia. On 27 Nov. 1850 Simon Harter and Anna, his wife, of Delaware Township, Juniata County, sold to George Carpenter, "mechanick,"… Read more
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image of A Mortgage and a Deed involving John Landis of Delaware Township, Juniata County

A Mortgage and a Deed involving John Landis of Delaware Township, Juniata County

by Landis, John; Williams, Susanna

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Published
1858
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Good
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West Chester, Pa: Geo. F. Worrall, 1858. Good. #1: On 1 Sept. 1858, for $196 John Gilmore of Delaware Township, Juniata County, mortgaged to John Landis a house and lot that he bought from Landis. Signed by witnesses James B. Mode and Wm. Theeck. Lacking the lower right-hand corner, where the signature of John Gilmore would… Read more
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image of Mortgage between William Howell and Ferdinand J. Dreer for property in Philadelphia

Mortgage between William Howell and Ferdinand J. Dreer for property in Philadelphia

by Howell, William; Dreer, Ferdinand J.; Broomall, L. R.

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Published
1865
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Good
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Philadelphia: John C. Clark & Son, 1865. Good. One mortgage form printed and sold by John C. Clark & Son, Philadelphia. 4 p.; 46 x 29 cm. (folded). On 9 Feb. 1865 William Howell of the city of Philadelphia, paper hanging manufacturer, mortgaged to Ferdinand J. Dreer of the same place, jeweller, for $6,555 the lot… Read more
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