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Unknown Land patent concerning Roeloff Johnson's Kill

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.05395 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1715/10/01 Pagination: 2 sheets + docket + seal enclosed in tin case. 70.7 x 79.5

Summary of Content: Oversize file at PML.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EconomicsLand TransactionContract

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