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Skinner to Willis,, July 10, 1809 - August 12, 1812

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: data_value_missing_149fb5f629d8b0edd6aca04c68efc9eb

Scope and Contents note

Judge Caleb Halsted (June?) and Nancy Halsted, Silas Condit (Clerk?), L. Whitehead (Clerk?) and partial signatures of Hinds and Harryman. Mortgage document dated July 10, 1809 detailing sale by Jonathan D. Skinner and his wife Rebecah of a ¼ acre of land in the Township of Elizabeth, County of Essex, New Jersey to Daniel Willis for $250.00. Willis has given them one dollar as a down payment and promises to pay the balance plus lawful interest one year from the date of this mortgage, by July 10th, 1810. On July 11th, 1809 Daniel Willis sold the property to Thomas (Morrell?) for $250.00. The first side gives the surveying details of the property, along with the financial details of the agreement. The second side has a notation signed by Judge Caleb Halsted (June?), Judge on the Superior Court of Pleas, New Jersey, declaring that Rebecah Skinner has agreed to this sale of the property without any coercion from her husband. The second side also contains the details of the financial agreement between Mr. Willis and Mr. (Morrell?). There is one final note on the second side stating the record canceled on August 12th, 1812, and signed by L. Whitehead. Registered in Book ?H? of Mortgages for Essex County pages 801 and 802.


  • Creation: July 10, 1809 - August 12, 1812

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From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet (, Approximately 100 items.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Archives, Walsh Library
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South Orange NJ 07079 US