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Unknown Petition before the Council of New York [fragment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04962 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York Type: Manuscript document Date: [n.d.] Pagination: 3p. + docket 36.2 x 21.3

Summary of Content: Due to damage, much of the document is illegible.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PetitionGovernment and Civics

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