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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Heber Honestman, American  Search this
Hager Honestman, American  Search this
Nathan Hodges, American  Search this
Matthew Short, American  Search this
Daniel Owens, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 5/8 × 6 1/8 in. (11.8 × 15.6 cm)
Type:
conveyances
Place depicted:
Easton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1732
Description:
Land conveyance for sale of ten acres of land by Heber and Hager Honestman, "a man and a woman Negros," to Nathan Hodges in 1732. Property is in Easton, Massachusetts, and the boundaries are listed in minutes at the end of the document. Document is handwritten script in black ink and has been folded into quarters. The interior contains names of parties, former property owner Daniel Owens, and adjoining property neighbor Matthew Short. When folded, the document's cover reads "Hebers Deed to Nathan Hodges minutes of the bounds" with "EASTON, MASS." appearing in a later hand below.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Finance  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.28.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f4652c2e-c4ed-4cc1-b96f-f3ec92b9fe7c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.28.4