Agreement for masts, bowsprits and yards, 1769

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Edmund Wendell of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, signed an agreement with John Johnson, James Johnson, David Small, William Lamb, William Porterfield, Jesse Partridge and William Webb of Falmouth and Richard Mayberry of Windham to supply masts, bowsprits and yards.

The agreement sets the price Wendell will pay for the items and specifies that the wood "shall be found fit for his Majesty's use."

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  • Title: Agreement for masts, bowsprits and yards, 1769
  • Creation Date: 1769-09-05
  • Subject Date: 1769
  • Locations:
    • Falmouth, Cumberland County, ME
    • Windham, Cumberland County, ME
    • Portsmouth, NH
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 38 cm x 23.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. S-1240, Misc. Box 59/4
  • Collection: Johnson family papers
  • Object Type: Text

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