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1685 Deed - memo of payment to Wenox and Opsum
(partially burned due to 1911 fire)

Following entry appears in the Calendar of Council Minutes (p. 44):

-[1685, Oct 8, p.m. - Memorandum that on the 10th of Oct. two other Indians appeared before the council at Capt. J. Palmer's house acknowledging receipt of purchase money for their two-thirds of Crabb meadow on Katawawmacke. *CCM, p. 44

What is still legible from the partially burned document:

…or the….day…
…Wenox appeared be…
Palmer's house….
…received full satisfaction f…
…of land & premises…
…wawmack. Witnesses F. Flyps…
…Harwell & Indian Witnesses….





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