Jamestown Historical Society logo

Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
ID Number A2006.052.001
Date 1784
Description Copy of an property record. Text is: "A list of my Rateable State 1784 No. 22
360 Acres Land 33 Cows, 4 Oxen, one Two year old Heffer, 1 DoDo Bull(?), Ten year old Horse, 1 Do 3 year old, 1 Do 2 years old, 12 Hoggs, 6 Silver Spoons, 6 Do Teaspoons, Cash 50, obligations against one to the Mount of 80 Dollars more than I have owing to one.
En. Except (?) (signed) Job Watson."

Note in pencil on copy reads: "This was the Point Farm at the northern tip of the island. Job Watson was the tenant there in 1784. He bought this farm in 1792 from [Catherine & Daniel Putnam]. The southern boundary of the Point Farm coincides appr. with Winona Ver. in Conanicut Park."
Object Name Records
Relation Show Related Records...
Site Jamestown Historical Society