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Lot 2111

Details: Vellum Land Indenture ANTIQUE 17TH CENTURY CONTRACT 1639 Charles I England Ireland Scotland Christopher Thoors Burk County Robert Carlson Henry Romo Dunscombe

This antique vellum land indenture states that it was created "in the fourteenth year of the reign of our sovereign Lord Charles of England, Scotland, and Ireland" suggesting that it dates to 1639, the 14th year of the reign of King Charles I of England. The contract is between "Christopher Thoors of Montsmorn in the County of Burk" and "Robert Carlson of Chrapton" also in the county of Burk. The back of the contract bears signatures reading Henry Romo, Edward Ornafis, and William Dunscombe. The name John Dunscombe also appears on the back of the contract.

The piece measures approximately 13.25" x 10.5".

This vellum land indenture is part of a set of 5 contracts from the same estate, all of which are available for sale during this auction. It is unclear how, or if, these contracts are connected.

Please attend our live sale to view these items and other interesting ephemera in person.
Condition / Notes: The contract has several significant creases but remains entirely intact with no holes or tears. The writing is legible throughout the piece.

The stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $12.00

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Estimate $150 - $300Apr 22, 2018