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Pretty, Richard Pretty's complaint against Capt. Salisbury

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00030 Author/Creator: Pretty, Richard Place Written: Fort James, New York Type: Note Date: 1678/10/30 Pagination: 2 p. 18.1 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Pretty complains of assault by Capt. Salisbury, but requests that it be kept from his wife and brother. P.2 records Salisbury's debt to Pretty, and is dated 25 October 1678. Docketed on p.2.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceDebtLawCrimeChildren and Family

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