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English indentures regarding settlement of husbands' wills by their widows

 Collection — Box: BW-7
Identifier: MS-HUT-033
Abstract

An indenture is a legal contract that reflects a debt or purchase obligation. This collection includes four 19th century English indentures, regarding the settlement of their husbands' wills by their widows. The indentures include the names of the husbands and wives, and the names of witnesses who attest to the existence of the marriages. The contracts are dated from 1866 to 1867.

Dates: 1866 - 1867

Keyser family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Abstract

Papers produced and collected by the Keyser family of Baltimore, Maryland. The Keysers accumulated wealth in the 19th and 20th centuries through mercantile businesses, inheritance, and a variety of industries, including the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, copper and iron works, and investments in land and real estate. They used some of this wealth to finance Baltimore’s public and private institutions, including Johns Hopkins University.

Dates: approximately 1784-1985; Majority of material found within 1870s-1950s