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Waller, Benjamin to James Madison re: lawsuit between James Madison, Sr and Carter Braxton

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00099.010 Author/Creator: Waller, Benjamin Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Document signed Date: 14 April 1761 Pagination: 1 p. 28 x 19 cm

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Summary of Content: Document ordering partition of "the Ten thousand acres of Land at the little Mountain in the County of Orange."

People: Madison, James, 1751-1836

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawLand TransactionPresident

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