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McClure, B. D. (fl. 1835) Agreement between John McCoy and his wife Elizabeth granting her title to land

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01860.25 Author/Creator: McClure, B. D. (fl. 1835) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Document signed Date: 1835/08/05 Pagination: 3 p. + docket 32 x 21 cm

Written in English. Signed by McClure as judge and witness, with Abram Zimwalt, Malhijah Williams, Benjamin Williams, and James H.C. Miller. McCoy granted his wife Elizabeth title and right to 72 leagues of land.

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