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Carter, John (fl. 1696-1699) Deposition of John Carter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04882 Author/Creator: Carter, John (fl. 1696-1699) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1699/03/16 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.0 x 20.0

Summary of Content: In his deposition, John Carter stated that David Schuyler and Jacobus Turk refused to have their rum "gadged" according to custom, and proceeded to sell this rum in violation of regulations.

People: Carter, John
Schuyler, David
Turk, Jacobus

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EconomicsBankingJudiciaryFinanceGovernment and CivicsAlcoholMerchants and TradeCommerceLaw

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