Joseph Birdsall indenture with Israel Seaman, 1791

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Title

Joseph Birdsall indenture with Israel Seaman, 1791

Subject

Birdsall, Joseph, 1739-1824.
Seaman, Israel
Business enterprises
Indentures
Loans

Description

Indenture (business note) between Joseph Birdsall and Israel Seaman, both of Jerusalem (present-day Wantagh), Town of South Hempstead (present-day Town of Hempstead). Under the terms of the indenture, Birdsall became indebted to Seaman for a loan of fifty-five pounds, with a penal amount set at one hundred and ten pounds. 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 9, 1791

Contributor

O'Connor, Michael

Rights

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Format

Business note
Indenture

Is Part Of

Carman Family Collection (Box 4, Folder 12)

Files

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Citation

“Joseph Birdsall indenture with Israel Seaman, 1791,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed June 17, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/4464.

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