Deed from Alexander Hamilton Esquire to Edward Powell Esquire of Stamford
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Deed from Alexander Hamilton Esquire to Edward Powell Esquire of Stamford. This is a writ of Fieri Facias [writ of execution directing a sheriff to take goods or property of someone against whom a judgement has been rendered]. Alexander McLeod of Stamford, is the Deputy Sheriff in the suit of the President, Directors and Company of the Commercial Bank of the Midland District against Cadwallader G. Pelton in the district of Niagara for 68 pounds 4 s. 3 farthings. Hamilton is mentioned in the original writ, but he died before carrying this out. There is a red seal on the lower right hand corner. The document is signed by Alexander McLeod, Deputy and witnessed by G.R. Shears and John McLaren, 1842.