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John Richbell and his wife sell...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08122 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 18 October 1666 Pagination:

Summary of Content: [Long Island] John Richbell and his wife sell "all that neck or tract of land commonly called & known by the name of Horse Neck lying & being upon the sound on the North side...bounded to the West with Oyster Bay, to the East with [Huntington] Boro Harbour."

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionImmigration and Migration

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