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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Peter Courtney Indenture MSS.0363

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-15T11:18-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

February 2013
Collection Title:

Peter Courtney indenture

Unit ID:

MSS.0363

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

2.5 Linear feet (1 item, encapsulated; typescript copies)

Dates:

1704 January 1

Abstract:

Handwritten indenture document, dated 1 January 1704, by which Peter Courtney of Middlesex County, England, leased a property, "Eagle Hollow" or "Parks Suggs," to Samuel Rogers of Cornwall County, England.

creator

Courtney , Peter

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a handwritten indenture document, dated 1 January 1704, by which Peter Courtney of Middlesex County, England, leased a property, known as "Eagle Hollow" or "Parks Suggs," to Samuel Rogers of Cornwall County, England. Original and typescript.

Preferred Citation:

Peter Courtney Indenture, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

An indenture is a deed or mortgage document signed by two parties. Its name comes from the old practice in which such instruments used to have jagged edges because they (together with their copies) were torn in order to match them later for authentication.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Rogers, Samuel (local)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Farming and Agriculture (localbroad)

Indentures (aat)

Document Box 3887