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Agreement between David Meade and John May, 1 March 1780.

Item

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Title

Agreement between David Meade and John May, 1 March 1780.

Description

John May's letter to Samuel Beall containing a 1 March 1780 agreement between May and Meade making him a quarter interest in 100,000 acres, purchased by May and Beall.

Creator

Source

Beall-Booth Family Papers, 1778-1953, Filson Historical Society

Date

Contributor

Beall, Samuel

Relation

bmf0069

Type

Identifier

Mss. A B365 1,20 22, 53 55, 62-63

Text

Page 1
[1 March 1780]

I do hereby admit David Meade a partner
with Robert Morris, Samuel Beall and myself
to be one fourth part Interested in the one hundred
thousand acres of Land purchased from the State by us
on the 15th of October last past in consideration of
Fifty three thousand four hundred and eighty three
pounds of Crop Tobacco to be paid at the ware
houses of Petersburg and Richmond on or before
the 1st day of March 1781, and of one fourth part
of the Expenses attending the said partnership, he
also making me a reasonable allowance for my
trouble therein according to his share in the partnership,
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my
hand and seal this 1st day of March 1780.

Signed, [struck: David Mead]
Jno. May

Teste.
S. Waters
[Jenny] Ruffin }

(Copy)

Page 2
John May to
David Meade
1st March 1780

Citation

May, John, “Agreement between David Meade and John May, 1 March 1780.,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 25, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5182.