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Lot 2: EARLY MASS LAND TRANSACTION SIGNED JOHN WELD, WILLIAM DUDLEY AND SAMUEL GERRISH

Raynor's Historical Collectible Auctions

July 15, 2022
Burlington, NC, US

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William Dudley (1686-1743) a man of brilliant talents, which he exercised both in civil and military life. At the age of twenty he was sent on a most important and delicate mission to Canada, to negotiate an exchange of prisoners. Son of Joseph Dudley Colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1702 to 1715. Samuel Gerrish. Publisher, bookseller. A strong advocate of the Regular Singing Movement in Boston during the 1720’s. John Weld. Member of the prominent Weld family of Massachusetts. “Whereas my honoured Granfather Joseph Weld of Roxbury has recorded to him in the records of Roxbury, two hundred & seventy eight acres in the four thousand granted to Roxbury by reason of Dedham, ( ) them as may be seen by the records of the town and general court and John Weld being the only surviving grandchild of the said Joseph have & Do by these presents convey and make over to my cosin Joseph Weld of Roxbury all my right, title or interest in the said two hundred & seventy eight acres or what may be granted to me on the petition now to be preferred to the honorable court to have & to hold the same to the said Joseph Weld his heirs & assigns forever. As witness my hand & seal this 24th Novr. 1736…Signed by John Weld at the conclusion and witnessed at left by Sarah Weld. William Dudley has signed below indicating that John Weld appeared “and acknowledged this instrument as his voluntary act & deed” John Weld signs again on the following page “It is agreed by & between the parties within …John and Joseph Weld that in case of any heirs of the first named Joseph except the within grantor shall recover any right or part in the within granted…the said John or his heirs will repay to Joseph, his heirs or assigns the one half of the consideration money…John Weld. Below, Prominent Bostonian Samuel Gerrish signs recording the transaction. A superb association of prominent Massachusetts individuals signing a single land memorandum document.

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