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Guide to the Edward Tompkins and Thomas Way farm agreement and receipt 1977.365

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 11, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tompkins, Edward
Creator: Way, Thomas
Title: Edward Tompkins and Thomas Way farm agreement and receipt
Dates [inclusive]: 1795-1811
Abstract: This collection consists of a receipt, dated 1795, and an agreement, dated 1811, between Edward Tompkins and Thomas Way, both of the town of Newtown in Queens County. The agreement provides Tompkins with a farm Way owns for a term of ten years. Way also agrees to provide supplies to Tompkins in return for one-half the produce from the farm while Tompkins is there.
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0068
Call Phrase: 1977.365
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.