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Vane, Henry to A. Nicholl

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02468.23 Author/Creator: Vane, Henry Place Written: London, England Type: Document signed Date: 21 March 1643 Pagination: 2 p.

Summary of Content: Also signed by Francis Rous and Cornelius Holland, among others. Warrant for the wages of the armorers of the Tower of London. Vane was Royal Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFinanceSoldier's PayArtisansFortification

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