Collection of 15 Documents & Receipts Relating to the Life and Estate of William McQueen of the Town of Oyster Bay Long Island 1859 - 1865
(Oyster Bay)

Oyster Bay Long Island: 1859. Including: 2-page (with integral 2 pages of blanks) Bond dated 1859 for William McQueen of Oyster Bay Queens County Long Island New York for 1600 dollars to the Mary & Sarha Earle of the same town, with appropriate paper-covered seals and signed by James M. Burtis, McQueen is co-signed by Lucy McQueen, with interest information and payment details on next page, approx. 8" x 12" legal document size; other documents relate to this transaction and others: 1860 receipt from Edwin Griffing on order of J. Sammis interest on bond from McQueen and on the same paper, receipt for 2 years interest in 1862; evidently Wm. McQueen passes away around this time, since NOv. 19th 1861 receipt is from the Estate of Wm. McQueen to the School district for tax; other estate purchases in 1861 for white ash coal, pine slats, clths, horse, to S.Y. Ludlam; 1862 mortgage payment for J. M. Sammis & McQueen from Moses Austin(?); Town of Oyster Bay printed receipt accomplished by hand for town taxes for year 1862, printed at Glen Cove Gazette Print; estate of Wm. McQueen, interest payment, signed by Andrew McQueen; 1863 funeral expenses, travel interest charged for 2 years of carrying the bill, since 1860, J.S. White; 1863 McQueen estate payment receipt for large sheets of tin, charcoal, labor, more to Downing; 1863 from Edwin Griffin, for interest on note-now carried by David McQueen, signed by Stephen Schenck; Town of Oyster Bay town tax receipt for 1864 signed by Peter Vanderwater; 1865 receipt from Edwin Griffin executor of the estate of Wm. McQueen for professional services, by McCoun; 1865; 2 1865 receipts signed by Van Lise for Town of Oyster Bay taxes; and another 1865 Schenck interest receipt from original McQueen loan via David McQ. & Edwin Griffin; average size about 3 1/2" x 8"; light wear, old fold lines, a little foxing; very good condition and interesting Oyster Bay Long Island historical ephemera; a great 'snapshot' view of a family's estate & finances in the middle part of the nineteenth century. Very Good (Item ID: 16815)


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