AARON WALTERHOUSE - DOCUMENT SIGNED 04/16/1847 - HFSID 276853
Sale Price $108.00
Partial 1847 land transfer from Jackson County, Ohio, the illiterate purchasers signing with their marks.
Document signed "Aaron Walterhouse" and "John Radeliff", also signed with the marks of Joseph and Catharine Burbanks. 12¼x7¾. Jackson County, Ohio, 1847 April 16. This is a partial document between Asa W. Isham, whose signature isn't included, and Joseph and Catharine Burbanks in Jackson County, Ohio. It transfers an unknown parcel of land from Isham to the Burbanks, with Walterhouse, justice of the peace in Jackson County, and Radeliff witnessing and Walterhouse authorizing. Joseph and Catharine were apparently illiterate or otherwise unable to write their signatures; they had to put down their marks instead. WALTERHOUSE was justice of the peace in Jackson County and founded a school called the Jackson Academy. Lightly toned, spotted and creased. Light crease and tears in upper right corner. Document has been folded in four and unfolded. Torn along folds. Otherwise in fine condition.
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