Todd A. Herring Archival Collection

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This indenture governing a land transaction in Mississipp uses different sizes of letters to emphasize certain words, including the names of the individuals bound by the indenture, stock legal phrases, and cardinal directions used to define the area of land at issue. This item was included in the Scrawl and Order exhibit, http://lib.msstate.edu/exhibits/past/.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

1808

Time Period

1800-1810

Geographic Location

Mississippi Territory

Object Type

text

Format (original)

document

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PDF

Digital ID

MSS_658_Indenture_Caldwell_1808a

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Todd A. Herring Collection

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Manuscripts

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Mississippi State University

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For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Indenture, William Caldwell and John Glassburn to Isaiah Packard, Natchez, Mississippi Territory, 1808

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