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This paper, a copyright agreement for a book, "Antiquarian Researches", written by Epaphras Hoyt of Deerfield, Massachusetts, is dated 1825 and is signed by the Secretary of State. Epaphras Hoyt (1765-1850) wrote several books and articles during his long lifetime. Mr. Hoyt was active in town affairs and had a special interest in the history of the Connecticut Valley. The copyright protects the author's writing from unlawful use by others.