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Contract, circa 1820

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Real estate partner agreement between a German entity and several other people including James Swan of Boston, Massachusetts.  Heading on document, "Gesellschafts Vertrag" which translates to "Social Contract," a partnership agreement.  Relates to the sale or purchase of nearly 2 million acres of land in Virginia and Kentucky, as well as additional land near Boston, Massachusetts.  Includes 4 wax seals.  Written in German.  7 pages.

Dates

  • circa 1820

Language of Materials

From the Collection: German

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Foot

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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