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

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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.