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Benjamin Wiser

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Docketed on the verso of leaf, entered in the "Registry of Deeds, Middlesex, Cambridge, registered on July 8, 1763, Book 62d page 7," signed by Francis Foxcroft. Land in Natick, Massachusetts, sold by Benjamin Wiser, an Indian planter, to Joseph Travis in 1758. It was witnessed by Joseph Buckminster in his capacity of justice of peace. Text begins: To all people to whom these presents shall come, Greeting. Know ye, that I Benjamin Wiser of Worchester in the county of Worchester in the province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, Indian planter, agreeable to an order of the General Court dated June of 2, 1758 with the assistance of Joseph Buckminster Esq. for and in consideration of the sum of five pounds thirteen shillings & four pence to me in hand before the ensealing herof, well and truly paid by Joseph Travis of Natick in the county of Middlesex.

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1758

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Native Americans, Land titles

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Conveyance of ancestral lands in Natick, Massachusetts, by Benjamin Wiser to Joseph Travis.

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