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Silas Deane was a member of the Continental Congress. The document is a lengthy description of a lease entered by Deane, Administrator of the estate of Deacon Silas Deane of Groton to Humphrey and Solomon Avery. The lease included 200 acres of land, part of which was then in dispute.
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Silas Deane, indenture, agreement, land, Connecticut, Groton, Humphrey Avery, Solomon Avery
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The original from which this digital representation is taken is housed in The Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College, located in the Sandor Teszler Library.
Deane, Silas, "Indenture signed by Silas Deane" (1761). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 19.
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