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Posted 5 years ago


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I need some help on this one for sure! This seems to be a document from May the 19 of 1731. This was in the bottom of a box of old papers. Am I reading this correctly ?? There are other numbers on the right that read: 24-12-00. I am not clear on just what I have here. Any help will be very much appreciated.

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  1. barefootslim barefootslim, 5 years ago
    It was typed on an old school manual typewriter. They were developed in the late 1800's. With the date you've included I think it was written on Dec 24, 1900
  2. scottvez scottvez, 5 years ago
    Agree with slim-- typed copy (from 24 DEC 1900) of a 1731 document.

  3. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
    Thank You both for your help. Any other opinions out there??
  4. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
    What about the Embossed seal at the top. could this have been added in 1900??
  5. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
    Thank You ROBinHawaii. Is it your opinion as well that this was typed in 1900? I have researched and found and downloaded the Original Will of this Gentleman. It is handwritten and the script is almost uninteligible,. I am relatively sure that this is a later copy,but why would a Will from 1731 be transcribed so many years after the fact. I am supposing because of an ownership issue. Strange to me to have any issue come up from so many years back. I guess we will never know. What is your take on this situation?
  6. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
    Thank You for the Love BELLIN68

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