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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.409.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1700-1753 
Title Bond between Silvanus Scott and Jonathan Sprague, Junior, and the Colony of Rhode Island
Date 3 November 1731
Author Scott, Silvanus (1672-1742)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Also signed by Jonathan Sprague, Junior. Signed as witnesses by John Wickof and Daniel Abott. Scott and Sprague agree to bond themselves unto General Treasurer of the Colony of Rhode Island Abraham Borden, and to his successors in office, the sum of "three thousand pounds currant money of New England." The condition of the bond is that Scott and Sprague will pay all expenses that arise to the colony in association with the "controversy between the Colony of Rhode Island and the Province of the Massachusetts Bay relating to a gord of land."
Subjects Land Transaction  Boundary or Property Dispute  Government and Civics  Finance  Law  
People Scott, Silvanus (1672-1742)  Sprague, Jonathan (fl. 1731)  
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859