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1810 deed Jonathan Hills-Samuel Brewer CT
1 1810 deed Jonathan Hills-Samuel Brewer CT

1 acre bounded by land owned by Capt. Richard Treat, Wm. Perkins, Silas Hills. Witnesses A Kingsbury (JP), James Goodwin 2nd.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1816 deed Samuel Brewer-Joseph Roberts CT
2 1816 deed Samuel Brewer-Joseph Roberts CT

6 acres bounded by land owned by John Porter, James Spencer. Witnesses Daniel Brewer, Timothy Hall. Timothy Hall, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1819 deed Allen Hills-Samuel Brewer CT
3 1819 deed Allen Hills-Samuel Brewer CT

7 1/4 acres bounded by land owned by Joseph Treat and the Turnpike. Witnesses: Elihu Olmsted, Austin Hall. Theodore Pitkin, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1819 deed Benjamin W Birch-Samuel Brewer CT
4 1819 deed Benjamin W Birch-Samuel Brewer CT

11 1/2 acres bounded by land owned by Stephen Porter, Samuel Brewer, Elia[?] Porter, Walter White. WitnessesT. Hall, Timothy Hall. Timothy Hall, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1820 deed John Burnham-Samuel Brewer CT
5 1820 deed John Burnham-Samuel Brewer CT
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Half acre with buildings bounded on land onwer by Joseph Treat and Eli Risley. WitnessesJeremiah Hall, Timothy Hall. Timothy Hall, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1835 deed Joseph B Treat-Samuel Brewer CT
6 1835 deed Joseph B Treat-Samuel Brewer CT

3 1/2 acres with buildings bounded on land owned by Samuel Brewer, Royal Treat and New London Turnpike. Witnesses Chas. Shepard, Gindon Robinson [?]. Charles Shepard, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1837 deed Henry C Porter-Samuel Brewer CT
7 1837 deed Henry C Porter-Samuel Brewer CT
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7 1/2 acres bounded by land owned by John N. Porter, Samuel Brewer. Witnesses Wm. Cooley, Samuel Brewer Jr. Wm. Cooley JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1837 deed John N Porter-Samuel Brewer CT
8 1837 deed John N Porter-Samuel Brewer CT

Several plots described in detail. Witnesses Wm. Cooley, Samuel Brewer Jr. Wm Cooley, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1839 deed Lemuel Howlet-Eli Hall CT
9 1839 deed Lemuel Howlet-Eli Hall CT

1 acre with factory buildings bounded by land owned by Job Porter, Ralph Risley. Witnesses Samuel Brewer, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1842 deed Joel Porter-Samuel Brewer CT
10 1842 deed Joel Porter-Samuel Brewer CT
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1 1/4 acres bounded by land owned by Ezra Williams, Samuel Brewer and Selden Brewer. Witnesses Anson Smith, Roderick F. Fowler. Roderick F. Fowler, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1844 deed Reuben Brewer-Samuel Brewer CT
11 1844 deed Reuben Brewer-Samuel Brewer CT

Tow parcels bounded by Keeneys Point, and Wethersfield, etc. Witnesses Roderick F. Fowler, Hamitlon Brewer. Roderick F. Fowler, JP.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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1846 deed Anna & Henry Porter-Samuel Brewer
12 1846 deed Anna & Henry Porter-Samuel Brewer

1+ acre bounded by land owned by Samuel Brewer, Allen Brewer. Witnesses Nancy H. Porter, Jefre Judson. Jefre Judson, JP. Mrs. Porter signed with an "X".
HISTORICAL NOTE: Captain Samuel Brewer (1776-1847): one of the largest landowners in the town with holdings totaling some 3,000 acres in Hartford and East Hartford, much of it sold between 1830 and 1850. Established sizeable tobacco plantation in the Hockanum area and traded cigars in New York for dry goods and rum sold in his store in East Hartford. Served three terms as town selectman, four terms as state representative, and was one of five members of the building committee for the East Hartford Congregational Church erected at Church Corners in 1836. East Hartford Connecticut deed. Original document. Signatories & interesting content noted. Scan crops a bit of bottom. Folding shows in scan. Some foxing. Paper quite strong not brittle. Very good or better; defects noted. If none noted, none present. 
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A P Kellogg letter Wendell T Davis Shelburne MA 1850
13 A P Kellogg letter Wendell T Davis Shelburne MA 1850

Shelburne [MA] Sep 25th 1850. Desires to enter for premium in the Franklin Agricultural Socciety Fair his horse [no description]. Wendell Thornton Davis was in charge of the Fair entries. 7 3/4 x 10", blank back save for repeated name & date.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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C P Shelton letter: B M Douglass Esq E Windsor CT 1854
14 C P Shelton letter: B M Douglass Esq E Windsor CT 1854
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East Windsor, March 14 / 1854. To B M Douglass Esq. Noting his return to the "Land of Steady Habits" [Connecticut] and invites a visit 'when you canít find any better place to go and spend your leisure hours". "I want to see you in regard to some work". 7 3/4 x 10", blank back.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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Charles Wells letter Wendell T Davis Shelburne MA 1850
15 Charles Wells letter Wendell T Davis Shelburne MA 1850

Shelburne [MA] Sept 24th 1850. To Wendell Thornton Davis, Agricultural Fair re entry of 1 2-yr-old heifer; 1 pair steer calves 6 mos old; and one bull calf, 6-mos old in the County Fair for premium. 6 3/4 x 7 3/4", blank back save for repeated name & date.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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Chas L Hayward letter W T Davis stock sale Boston 1849
16 Chas L Hayward letter W T Davis stock sale Boston 1849
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Boston 3 Oct 1849. Concerning the sale of Wendell Thornton Davis shares in Boston & Worcester [railroad] and Boston Insurance CO, consigned to the care of Hayward; reports sale and amounts received. 8x10", blank back save for repeated name & date.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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George Gorham letter cousin Edward Ned Porter 1851
17 George Gorham letter cousin Edward Ned Porter 1851
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No place stated. 30 Nov 1851. Happy to say Mother is continuing to grow better and stronger every day; she does not walk much; hoped Porter had a "good time at Miss Bell's" Asks "How many young ladies did you kiss?" Has not read "The Wide Wide World" [Elizabeth Wetherell] but is reading Walter Scott novels. 7 3/4 x 9 3/4". Blank back.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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H S Waleck letter Barton Douglass E Boston 185?
18 H S Waleck letter Barton Douglass E Boston 185?
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Undated, about 1855. Advising he has charge of a "nice shop doing a good business'; not likely to return to Hartford soon; never had a settlement with Calender & dosen;t think ever will; would Dougalss send the "money for that screw I done for you, it is the only way I shall get it . . .according to my book it comes to $5.00, etc. 7 1/4 x 9", blank back.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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Horace J Hodges letter: W T Davis Ireland Depot MA 1850
19 Horace J Hodges letter: W T Davis Ireland Depot MA 1850
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Ireland Depot, [original name of the city center of Holyoke, MA]: 3/4/1850. To Wendell Thornton Davis, Esq.; re a judgment he obtained vs Hodges; hoped to arrange a meeting to settle the matter; father has promised assistance after the coming season; "I have no disposition to defraud you". 7 1/4 x 10", blank back save for repeated name & date.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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Josiah Fogg letter Wendell T Davis Deerfield MA 1850
20 Josiah Fogg letter Wendell T Davis Deerfield MA 1850
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12/16/1850. "Incloses please find the report of the committee on grain, root culture, etc. The death of the much lamented chairman of this committee has caused this duty to involve on Your Ob't Servt Josiah Fogg. 8x10", blank back save for repeated name & date.

Hand-written letter. Date & content as stated. Some folds, excessive wear or specific flaws described. All names stated that we can decipher are listed in description. 
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