Handwritten Vellum Indenture for Sale of Woodland in Providence Township, Montgomery Co., by Margaret Cauffman to Isaac Overholtzer. Margaret Cauffman, Mark Willcox.
Handwritten Vellum Indenture for Sale of Woodland in Providence Township, Montgomery Co., by Margaret Cauffman to Isaac Overholtzer

Handwritten Vellum Indenture for Sale of Woodland in Providence Township, Montgomery Co., by Margaret Cauffman to Isaac Overholtzer

1814. On 25 March 1814 Margaret Cauffman of Philadelphia, gentlewoman, sold to Isaac Overholtzer of Norriton Township, Montgomery County, for $650 a lot of woodland of almost 5 acres in Providence Township, Montgomery Co., on the road leading from the Germantown and Perkiomen turnpike and on the Norristown Road. Signed by Margaret Cauffman; witnesses Sarah A. Cauffman, Catharine Wiseman, and Alexander J. Uhlyn; and Delaware County Judge Mark Willcox. Mark Willcox (1743-1827) was the son of Thomas Willcox (1689-1779), the founder of Ivy Mills, which produced the paper used for early currency of the United States. He continued to run the paper mill after his father's death in 1779; he also served as an associate judge for Delaware County from 1791 to 1823. His second wife was Anna Mary Cauffman, a sister of Margaret Cauffman. In Near Fine Condition; 1 x 10 cm. section lacking at lower left-hand corner, with minor loss of writing; otherwise, clean and bright. Near Fine. Item #008299

Price: $125.00

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