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William Bond & Son records and Bond family papers, 1724-1931 (inclusive), 1769-1923 (bulk). Legal and financial records, 1769-1809. hsi00001 Box 2, folder 2, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments.
Contains an indenture and agreement for William Bond, Sr., to apprentice with a goldsmith in 1769; a naturalization certificate for William Bond, Sr., dated 1785; and a fragment of a document from 1809 possibly related to the will of Thomas Bond, witnessed by Plymouth, Massachusetts, Mayor...