New England Historic Genealogical Society
Collection of original deeds and other miscellaneous documents belonging to Samuel Edson and his family of Bridgewater, Mass. A deed dated 9 January 1689 by Samuel Edson, Sr. grants land and meadows to his son Josiah in Bridgewater. A deed dated 20 March 1703/4 by Josiah Edson, son of Samuel, grants most of his lands to his nephew, Capt. Josiah Edson with the condition he support his uncle Josiah and his wife, Elizabeth (Dean) Edson who had no issue. Other documents include the signed acknowledgment by Capt. Josiah Edson agreeing to the terms in his uncle's deed and a document referencing land purchased by Edward Fobes of Bridgewater from John Cary, circa 1683. Signers of the Edson family deeds are Samuel and Joseph Edson, sons of Samuel, and Rev. James Keith, first pastor of the Church at Bridgewater
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Partially printed form completed by hand. Has columns for ranks, names, term of enlishtment, casualties, mustered, time since last muster or enlistment, and altercations since last muster. Certified by Capt. John Burnam (April 1783) and Major W Barber (March 1783) that the above roll is the true state of the company
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original bible record (without title page) for the William and Polly (Dickey) Whittier family
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John Pryor is granted 1000 acres of land in Montgomery County, Virignia as payment for Revolutionary War service
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Certificate (1839) confirming Bailey's election as lieutenant of a cavalry company in Massachusetts; certificate (1842) accepting his resignation. Statement (1851) concerning Bailey's height. Draft genealogical chart. Short genealogy (names only) of descendants of John Bailey who came to America in 1635. Letter (1909) having to do with the collection's provenance
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original bible record (with title page) for the George and Catherine (Clark) Clews family
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Original bible record (without title page) for the Theophilus and Mary (Wiggin) Smith family of Exeter, NH
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Handwritten order to Jared Skinner, surveyor of highways, identifying 22 men who must work their rate on roads specified by the assessors
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Handwritten notice on the death of Andrew Henshaw dated "Boston December 5, 1782.".