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Seymour, Thomas to John Everts re: opinion regarding rights to the oar bed at Salisbury

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04746 Author/Creator: Seymour, Thomas Place Written: Hartford, [Conn.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1756/03/11 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 31.8 x 19.7

Summary of Content: Thomas Seymour writes to clarify the rights of various owner's, and specifically Mr. Livingston's, to use the oar bed at Salisbury. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Seymour, Thomas
Everts, John

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Iron IndustryBoundary or Property DisputeLawMiningIndustry

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