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Clarke, George (fl. 1711-1740) to John Cast re: a visit from his Excellency

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00875 Author/Creator: Clarke, George (fl. 1711-1740) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1711/04/24 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 27.8 x 18.5 cm

Summary of Content: Clarke informs Cast that "his Excllency" will visit the Manor shortly in order to "learn who those people are that infuse these ill notions into the peoples heads." Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Immigration and MigrationCorruption and Scandal

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