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Document Name: Constant Smith petition

Author: Constant Smith
Date: February 23, 1786
Place: Swansea, Massachusetts
Endorsement(s): None

Abstract: A document signed by Constant Smith, professing that "the Times have Turned hard against me in the Buisness that I have Carried on for Upwards of two Years," and petitioning the Swansea board of selectmen for a tax abatement. The petition bears the signatures of nine witnesses, all residents of Swansea.

Physical Description: Ink on paper; 1 page (33 x 21 cm.) on 1 sheet.

Number: MSN/COL 2718-35

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