Lanesville, the proud, the individual – – -and owned by the Rockport Granite Company

This is an amazing document which reveals the Rockport Granite Company as landowner; it is the written agreement between William L. Langsford (and Eli Morgan ,Elizabeth?) and the Rockport Granite Company.

The house purchase is for $225.00 outright, without title or ownership of land. The Rockport Granite Company reserves the right to give six months notice for the house to be moved off quarry property.

The contract is dated September 13th, 1865; notice given January(?) 29, 1869


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