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Society of Friends Know all men by these presents, that in consideration of.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00246.07 Author/Creator: Society of Friends Place Written: s.l. Type: Document Date: circa 1760-1770 Pagination: 1 broadside. 42 x 34 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed certificate for conveying property to the Quakers, with entry spaces not filled in. Document formerly was adhered to back of a Penn broadside.

People: Penn, William

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ReligionQuakersLawLand Transaction

Sub Era:

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