Teaching Cleveland

Lesson 14

Handout 2 - Papers of Zalman Fitch, Guarantee for Roof Repair

This document records a guarantee for work completed for Mr. Fitch by Palmer S. Smith who put a new roof on Mr. Fitch's dwelling. Read the guarantee and then complete Part 2 of the worksheet.

Recd Cleveland September ___1855 of Zalman Fitch One Hundred seventy five dollars in full for roofing his dwelling which I hereby warrant to prove a good and tight roofing, not leaking or otherwise failling for the time of one year

Palmer S. Smith

from the papers of Zalman Fitch, 1818-1860, MSS 581 WRHS


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