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Manuscript Document Signed "John Fleming" as a witness, "Paul M. Elsasser" as witness, "James McCahen" as Alderman, and "L.R. Broomall" as Recorder [of Deeds] on verso, 1 page on vellum, 18” x 23”, Philadelphia, 15 July 1864. Indenture between John Fleming, a Philadelphia stone mason, and Josiah Bacon of Philadelphia, for the sale of a lot at 37th Street and Poplar Street containing a two-story stone building for $425. With a 50 cent revenue stamp affixed at bottom right, and a diagram of the lot accomplished on verso, as well as a witness statement and signature from; Paul M. Elsasser (1842-1903) Philadelphia attorne; James McCahen (1792-1869) Alderman of Philadelphia (county and city) during and after the American Civil War; Lewis R. Broomall (1822-1903) Originally a coiner and watchmaker, Broomall was appointed by President Lincoln as Chief Coiner at the US Mint, serving from 1861 to 1863; Josiah Bacon (1813-1881) merchant in Philadelphia, Senior Director for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company from 1856-1881. Josiah moved to Philadelphia from NJ to become a merchant. Expected folds, very bright and clean, minor wear at margins, minor creasing, else fine condition. NOTE: This piece has been stored folded and will be shipped in the same manner. An attractive example.
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Land Deed Granted to Josiah Bacon of the Philadelphia Bacons, 1864

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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
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