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Crawfordsville District Public Library
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Crawfordsville, IN 47933
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Detchon Family History

Contract

March 3rd 1852 Romney Ind.
Article of An agreement entered into between John Simison and Elliott Detchon where-by we agree to associate ourselves in the practice of medicine Surgery and Dentistry for the term of one year. The [sd.] Simison Agrees to furnish the Shop now occupied by himself Medicines Glass ware and Instruments in his possession at this time. The aforesaid Detchon Agrees to throw in all Medicines in his position possession at this time Instruments Surgical and Dental also to purchase twenty dollars worth of stock more for the same purpose. All stock used beside this for the year remainder of the year each one pays his half. At the termination of the year each one [receivs] half of the proceeds of the practice. If the partnership is dissolved at the termination of the time all Instruments put in by each will be retained by each and the Medicine and glassware on hand at that time are divided equally. The above partnership [comences] on the 20th day of March by the acknowledgment of which we hereto affix our names this the 3rd day of March.
Jno. Simison
Elliott Detchon