Item FC 3212 K44 102.002 - 1776 Handwritten Voyageur Contract

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1776 Handwritten Voyageur Contract

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FC 3212 K44 102.002

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  • September 2, 1776 (Creation)

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Single octavo sheet, written on both sides.

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A handwritten voyageur contract for the position of “Devant” (Bowsman), signed in Montreal on September 2, 1776. This document contracts Joseph Leger dit Parizeau as a bowsman for Joseph-Louis Ainsse for the salary of 450 francs “currency of the country.” The outline of the contract was pre-written in black ink and later filled in with particulars by Francois Simonnet in a paler ink.

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