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Gleason, John (fl. 1796-1811) [Note]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08790 Author/Creator: Gleason, John (fl. 1796-1811) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: circa 24 August 1803 Pagination: 2 p. ; 11.2 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Note related to business with surveys and David Melvin's duties. Includes a note of receipt dated 24 August 1803.

People: Gleason, John, Jr., 1758-1822
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Melvin, David, fl. 1803

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: LaborSurveyingLand Transaction

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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