Joseph Birdsall indenture (business note) with James Parsons, 1770, 1771

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Title

Joseph Birdsall indenture (business note) with James Parsons, 1770, 1771

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.
Parsons, James
Business enterprises
Indentures
Loans

Description

Indenture (business note) between Joseph Birdsall of Jerusalem (present-day Wantagh) and James Parsons, a New York City merchant. Under the terms of the indenture, Birdsall became indebted to Parsons for a loan of one hundred fifty-six pounds, one shilling, and seven pence, with a penal amount set at three hundred and twelve pounds, three shillings, and two pence. Receipt dated May 10, 1771, is on verso. Note: Birdsall owned a general store in Jerusalem (present-day Wantagh), N.Y. He was also a surveyor, a partner in a grist mill, a teacher in the Jerusalem school, and a lieutenant in the loyalist militia.

Date

May 1, 1770
May 10, 1771

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

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Format

Indenture
Business note

Is Part Of

Carman Family Collection (Box 4, Folder 11)

Files

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Joseph Birdsall indenture (business note) with James Parsons-2, 1770.jpg

Citation

“Joseph Birdsall indenture (business note) with James Parsons, 1770, 1771,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed March 30, 2023, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4462.

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