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Washington, George (1732-1799) Bill for surveying and patenting land grant French & Indian War

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01963 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1774/01/25 Pagination: 2 p. 11 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Document signed for claim against James Ludlow with another Washington document, cosigned by William Crawford 2/25/1774, assigning the debt to Crawford.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Full Transcript: Mr. James Ludlow - on Acct of his Claim to Land under the Proclamation of 1754 - Dr.
To his Proportion of the Expence of Exploring, Surveying, Patenting, and other Incident ...Charges attending the Grant of 200,000 acres of Land under the Proclamation aforesaid; his part - pr order of Council being 400 acres on the Sundry Creeks - in a Patent for 28,627 Acres
}£1.15.1
E[rrors] Excepted
Go: Washington
Jany.25th.1774
[verso]
Pay the within Contents of One pound fifteen Shillings & tenpence Cy to Captn William Crawford on Order
Feby 25
1774
Go: Washington
[overleaf]
Mr. James Ludlow
£1.15.10d Paid
Wm. Crawford
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People: Washington, George, 1732-1799
Crawford, William, 1732-1782

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentFrench and Indian WarDebtFinanceLand TransactionMilitary HistorySurveyingLaw

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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