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Artifact #: I2018.001.129
Dimensions: W 30 X L 26.5 cm
Weight: 17.76 g
Medium: Paper; ink
Condition: Poor; Fragile, creased & folded, evidence of mold in center left, faded ink, remains of wax seal present
Condition Report Year: 2018
Description: Letter concerning a land transaction between Robert Quemby and John Easman, both of the town of Emsburo, in the county of Norfolke, Mass. Recorded on the 25th day of May 1675.
Inscription/Marks: Specimen of an ancient deed from the state of Maine AD 1675 But 55 years after the landing of the pilgrims at P(lymouth) Presented me by Mr. John B Cummings at Portland July AD 1845 Now 170 years old. Presented too Bixby Memorial Library of Vergennes Vermont- as part of the Philip C Tucker Collection, by Phillip Crosby Tucker III August 1932.
Date/Period: May 1675
Provenance: Eamsburo Norfolke County
Maker/Artist: No information available
Maker/Artist Dates: circa 1675
Maker Birthplace: No information available
Maker Nationality: No information available
Source: Philip C Tucker