You Paid HOW Much?: amanuensis monday

The mottled paper, the size of a place-mat, is folded in half, then half again, then half again.  Carefully penned on its outer face is a succinct description of the document's contents: In 1841 John P Minor paid $5250, lawful money of Virginia, for 350 acres of land in Harrison County, (West) Virginia.  According to the website Measuring … Continue reading You Paid HOW Much?: amanuensis monday