Pre-nuptial agreement, Farmington, Connecticut, 1698

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About this Item

Creator
Hayes, Luke.
Type
Legal instruments.
Language
English
Origin
Connecticut
Description
[1] p.; 16 x 21.5 cm.
Date
1698
Repository
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/002381919

Content Notes

A pre-nuptial agreement made by Hayes to his future wife, Mardlyn Freeman, a widow who owned property. Luke disclaimed all rights to her estate, except for the improvement of her lands. He further agreed that the estate be given to her son, James Street, when he reached the age of twenty-one.