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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08882 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 17 December 1737 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.3 x 36.7 cm.

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Summary of Content: Certificate of indenture between Samuel Waldo and Charles Lamb of Dublin, Ireland for a period of one year. Bottom half is missing.

People: Lamb, Charles, fl. 1737
Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Immigration and MigrationContractWaldo PatentServantIndentured Servant

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