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John Buell (Junsonequin) Last Will and Testament

Mss 745362
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 745362

Description

The last will and testament of Mohegan Indian Junsonequin whose Christianized name was John Buell. In the will he mentions his "squaw" Luce Johnson and daughter Lydia, as well as Jonathan Trumble, who may have been the one penning the document. The will was signed by Sam Fitch, John May, Christopher Raymond and Adonijah Fitch as witnesses.

Dates

  • 1743-06-12

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

1 page

Related Materials

Housed with note of the will's execution upon Buell's death (746411.1) and a 1805 map of Connecticut by Matthew Carey

Creator

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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