Haverhill Native American Deed - 17th Century

What can you tell about the contact period between Native Americans and Europeans from this 17th century “deed” housed at the Haverhill Historical Society

Essex Heritage asked Haverhill teachers to think about this on a recent professional development day.  See what conclusions you can draw by taking a close look at the transcription and then get some context provided by the Southern Essex County Registry of Deeds

Just another example of the amazing documents we have in our region that reveal important insights about our nation’s past!

Haverhill Native American Deed