Articles of agreement between William Shephard and Robert W. Leake regarding land in Pittstown, N.Y. One section of the lower-left part of the agreement is damaged and missing. Leake purchased the use of land for farming in Pittstown from Sheppard for eighty pounds sterling. On side two, "the parties...bind each to the other in the sum of three-hundred pounds money of New York." Side two contains both men's signatures.
April 27 1774
Leake, Robert W.
New York State Archives, New York State Engineer and Surveyor. Records of Surveys and Maps of State Lands, 1686-1892. Series A4016-77, Volume 7, Folder 131, Item a.
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