"To Stimulate The Said Town To Build A High School House"

Sale and purchase agreement between Alvin Johnson and Albert Montague. The agreement will transfer ownership of Johnsons North Main Street Brick mansion to Montague, a Sunderland native. The document also states that Johnson will give $2000 to the town of Sunderland to "stimulate the said town to build a High School House".
Sunderland did build "Johnson Hall" which served a a town hall and school into the mid 1980s.
The building also housed the town library until the Graves Memorial Library was built in 1900.

Date

March 18, 1867

Format

Hand written ink on paper.

Source

S.H.S. collection.

Citation

Albert Montague and Alvin Johnson, “"To Stimulate The Said Town To Build A High School House",” Swampfield Historical Society, accessed August 9, 2022, https://swampfieldhistorical.org/items/show/203.

Title

"To Stimulate The Said Town To Build A High School House"

Description

Sale and purchase agreement between Alvin Johnson and Albert Montague. The agreement will transfer ownership of Johnsons North Main Street Brick mansion to Montague, a Sunderland native. The document also states that Johnson will give $2000 to the town of Sunderland to "stimulate the said town to build a High School House".
Sunderland did build "Johnson Hall" which served a a town hall and school into the mid 1980s.
The building also housed the town library until the Graves Memorial Library was built in 1900.

Creator

Albert Montague and Alvin Johnson

Source

S.H.S. collection.

Date

March 18, 1867

Format

Hand written ink on paper.

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