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Collection Reference Number GLC03545.24.01
From Archive Folder Archive of Baltimore attorney Nathaniel Williams 
Title Assignment of mortgage: Sophia C. Read to Benjamin C. Barroll
Date 20 May 1864
Author Read, Sophia C. (fl. 1859-1864)  
Recipient Barroll, Benjamin  
Document Type Business and financial document; Legal document
Content Description Copy of the mortgage agreement. As Read was living in Gravesend, England at the time, the document is signed by a public notary from England stating she appeared. Barroll assigned the mortgage to John G. Lantz on 4 June 1864. Samuel Spier signed as a witness. With United States inter revenue foreign exchange stamps and life insurance stamps.
Subjects Law  Finance  Mortgage  Woman Author  Women's History  Contract  Landlord and Tenant  Land Transaction  
People Read, Sophia C. (fl. 1859-1864)  Barroll, Benjamin (fl. 1864)  Lantz, John G. (fl. 1864)  
Place written Baltimore, Maryland
Theme The American Civil War; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information From the archive of Baltimore attorney Nathaniel Williams.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945