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Otis, James (1725-1783) [Note pertaining to Waldo land deeds]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09013 Author/Creator: Otis, James (1725-1783) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 30 March 1763 Pagination: 2 p. : 30.8 x 19 cm.

Marked "copy." Explains his opinions regarding the inheritance of the heirs of Samuel Waldo. Provides detailed information about several portions of the Waldo patent lands.

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