Peleg Wadsworth deed of land to Stephen Longfellow, Portland, 1827

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A deed dated Feb. 23, 1827 conveys land on Cumberland Street in Portland from Peleg Wadsworth to his son-in-law Stephen Longfellow.

Longfellow paid $1,110 to Wadsworth for the land that was at the rear of the Wadsworth property, abutting the garden fence.

In 1807, Longfellow and his wife, Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow, had moved into the Wadsworth home on Congress Street when Peleg and Elizabeth Wadsworth moved to Hiram.

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  • Title: Peleg Wadsworth deed of land to Stephen Longfellow, Portland, 1827
  • Creator: Peleg Wadsworth
  • Creation Date: 1827-02-23
  • Subject Date: 1827-02-23
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 1606, Box 1/12
  • Collection: Wadsworth-Longfellow family papers
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
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