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Two promissory notes, both signed in Albany and made out from Aug. Bostwick to Charles Phelps, witnessed by Sam Thompson and Solomon Phelps. The first, signed on February 25th, 1766 is for five Pounds ten Shillings New York Currency in beaver hats,…

Henry Frasier is signing off his son Robert Frasier to work as a servant to Charles Phelps Junior. Henry hopes Robert will be mentored and taught how to run a successful farmstead while also being compensated for the agreed amount of $100 and two…

The first part of the document has Oliver, Warham, and Eliakim Smith assert their legal legitimacy as the “select men and overseers” representatives of the “poor” people who sign themselves into indentured servitude in Hadley, Massachusetts. The next…

This promissory note from September 1798 certifies that Charles Phelps paid a three dollar tax on his chaise, a two wheel carriage pulled by one horse. Abel Whitney, the Collector of Revenue, is stating that Charles Phelps’ duty was to be paid off by…

The document is quite clear, Charles paid seven dollars to be a member of the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture. The society was founded in 1792 and promoted experimentation and innovation in the field of agriculture. Prizes were…

From what was transcribed it is thought that this is a promissory note from [Augustus] Bostwick
For Phelps, in payment of 5 pounds 10 shillings worth merchantable beaver hats.

This document from 1766 originates from Albany and represents two promissory notes. Both notes, while distinct, have a shared commitment: the promise to pay Charles Phelps a sum of five pounds and ten shillings in New York Currency. This sum is…

The receipt states that the congregation in Hadley sent $40.70 to Charles Phelps to fund the Hampshire Missionary Society. The Hampshire Missionary Society is essentially an organization dedicated to the support and spread of Christianity.
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