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Eliezer Hawks (1659-1727) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, as administrator to the estate of his recently deceased son-in-law, Thomas Taylor, appoints Henry Dwight of nearby Hatfield to be his lawyer. Thomas Taylor was married to Hawks' oldest daughter, Thankful (b.1690), when he drowned at Northfield in 1717. Her father undertakes legal means to call in the money owed to her deceased husband in order to provide for the young widow.


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Power of Attorney document, Eliezer Hawks

creator   Samuel Partridge (1645-1740)
date   Sep 16, 1718
location   Hatfield, Massachusetts
height   12.5"
width   8.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink with manuscript
item type   Legal Documents/
accession #   #L99.071

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