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Nanfan, John (fl. 1702) to the Lords of Trade re:discovery of a conspiracy led by Nicholas Bayard

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04937 Author/Creator: Nanfan, John (fl. 1702) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Letter Date: 1702/01/20 Pagination: 2p.+docket 33.5 x 19.5

Summary of Content: The letter was written by John Nanfan, Abraham de Peyster, S. Staats, Robert Walters, Thomas Weaver, and William Attwood. They inform the Lords of Trade that they have discovered and investigated a conspiracy to defame the government, led by Nicholas Bayard. P.2 contains a second letter from 21 January 1702, in which the authors encourage the Lords of Trade to make and example of Nicholas Bayard. Docketed on verso.

People: Nanfan, John
Peyster, Abraham de, ca. d. 1768
Staats, S
Weaver, Thomas
Walters, Robert
Attwood, William

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: TreasonGovernment and CivicsLawSeditionCorruption and Scandal

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