1762 Rhode Island Contract by Gen. Christopher Lippitt veteran of...

1762 Rhode Island Contract by Gen. Christopher Lippitt veteran of Revolutionary War of Cranston RI property to Robert Gibbs of Providence

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This is rare, original 1762 Rhode Island deed to Gen. Christopher Lippitt of Cranston from Robert Gibbs of Providence. Lippitt was a veteran of Revolutionary War and French and Indian War and founded Lippitt Mill, one of America's first textile manufacturing mills in West Warwick, Rhode Island. King George III is referenced because this document pre-dates the American revolution. Also signed by Archibald Young and John Smith? Great historical document.

1762 (front)-1766 (back) contract
Know all men by these presents that I Christopher Lippitt of Cranston in the County of Providence in the Colony of Rhode Island yeoman am held firmly and bound and obliged unto Robert Gibbs of Providence in the County & Colony aforesaid ...in the full and just sum of six hundred & sixty pounds oldtenor bills of publick credit on the colony aforesaid to be paid unto said Robert Gibbs or his certain attorney heirs executors, administrators or assigns. To the which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents. Sealed with my seal , dated the nineteenth day of February in the Second year of the reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King Defender of the Faith, and AD 1762

The Condition of the Above Obligation is such that if the above bounden Christopher Lippitt or his heirs, executors, and administrators or any of them shall and do well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said Robert Gibbs or his heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns the full and just sum of three hundred and thirty pounds in bills of publick credit of the government or colony of aforesaid old tenor on or before the nineteenth day of February next which will be in the year of our lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty three without fraud, coven, or further delay then the above written obligation to be void and of non-effect or else to avide and remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Archibald Young(er)?, Christopher Lippitt, John Smith(in?)

Recate? on Gibbs Bon?
1763 march - received of Christopher Smith the interest of this bond which became due the 19th of February last . Robert Gibbs

Received on Christopher Lippitt the interest of this bond which due the 19th of February last. - Robert Gibbs

Received Christopher Lippitt fifty dollars and 1/17 part of a dollar in full for the written bond interest and principal.
Robert Gibbs
Dec. 13th, 1766
N.B. the said Christopher Lippitt being administrator to Christopher Lippitt deceased.
Robert Gibbs

Christopher Lippitt