Artifact of the Week — July 25, 2019

Posted by on July 25, 2019
first deed in Lawrence County, dated July 29, 1814

This is a copy of the first deed in Lawrence County that is dated July 29, 1814 from John Hadley to Asa Music for the sum of $300. “One certain mill and improvements lying on Spring Creek on the waters of the White River and all his hogs that he claimed the 25 of December 1813, marked or unmarked; the mark: a smooth crop off the right ear and an underbit out of the left ear, also one red and white cow and yearling branded I.P.” This object is part of the Wolf Collection at Old Independence Regional Museum.

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