1849 lease for Ellis Farm (Wadsworth property), Geneseo, N.Y., showing wheat rent

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Title

1849 lease for Ellis Farm (Wadsworth property), Geneseo, N.Y., showing wheat rent

Description

Original contract between Daniel Fitzhugh, as agent for William Wolcott Wadsworth of Geneseo, N.Y. and lesees Thomas Tyler, Benjamin Tyler, and Zachariah Roberson, all of Geneseo. Article 2 of the lease (enlarged snippet view )pertains to rent, both in cash and in wheat, and the back of the document lists specific details concerning crops, acreage, and rent amounts per field.

Creator

Wadsworth, William W. (1810-1852)

Date

1849-04-01

Source

Wadsworth Family Papers, Box C3
Milne Library Special Collections, SUNY Geneseo

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Original Format

Paper contract, 10 x 16 in.