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Collection Historic Northampton Manuscript Collection
Object Number A.MD.16.002
Object Name Deed
Dates of Creation June 23 & 30, 1699
Extent of Description 1 item
Scope & Content Deed, Thomas Pixley to John Baker, June 23 & 30, 1699.

Deed of Thomas Pixley of Westfield, Massachusetts issued to John Baker of Dedham, Massachusetts relating to land in Northampton, Massachusetts. The deed confirms and grants "general deeds of land lying cituate in the bounds of the towne ship of Northampton" made to John Baker "by way of exchange" by Pixley's deceased father William Pixley for which no legal deeds exist.
Signed and sealed in the presence of Matthew Noble, Diiah Dewey and Thomas Sheldon. Signed by Thomas Pixley who appeared before Joseph Hawley, Justice of the Peace, on June 30, 1699.

Personal names referred to in the description of the property boundaries:
Josiah Dewey
John Stebbins
David Burts [David Burt]
Richard Limons [Richard Lyman]
John Kings [John King]
Gorge Alexander [George Alexander]
John Limons [John Lyman]
John Baker
Gorge Filors

See document file for a preliminary transcription of the deed.
People Hawley, Joseph
Baker, John
Pixley, Thomas
Pixley, William
Shelden, Thomas
Noble, Matthew
Dewey, Josiah
Alexander, George
Stebbins, John
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