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Accession number: 2017.10.4
Object type: Release
Date: July 21 1917
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 36 cm L x 22 cm W
Marks/Label: Blue registrar of deeds mark on front.
Subject: Nathanial Hebb, James O. Snyder
Narrative: James Owen Snyder was born 12 December 1879 in Midville Branch, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, the son of Matilda (Baker) and William Bradford Snyder.  James Snyder worked as a farmer.  Snyder married twice, firstly to Edna Earl Wile (1885-1907) on 5 December 1903.  Secondly to Esther Matilda Crouse (1893-1968) married 13 May 1911.  Family lived on Haines Road in Midville Branch.  James Snyder died 6 May 1976 and is buried in Midville Branch Cemetery.
Description: Long ivory coloured piece of paper which is folded in half.  A release of mortgage between Nathanial Hebb and James O. Snyder. Four pages, folded in half.  Red round dot for signature on third page. Blue registrar of deeds mark for William E. Marshall printed on front.
History of Use: Used to record release of mortgage between two people.